New purchases for the Corporate Members' collection
Taiwanese metal artist Chien-Wei Chang is the latest designer and maker to be featured in the 21st Century Showcase in the Gallery of Craft and Design.
The Creative Consultants (our team of young people) have chosen two contemporary photographs from Tate Britain to hang with the artworks in our Victorian galleries, creating a visual dialogue between old and new.
In this video, a pomegranate stands out from a backdrop reminiscent of a sixteenth century still life until it is exploded by a high-velocity bullet.
Inspired by Celia Fiennes (1662–1741) who journeyed through England on horseback and came to Manchester in 1688, Jo Roberts will be a contemporary reporter coming to the city. She will take as her subject Manchester’s two football clubs, revealing the quirky through drawing and writing, reflecting and observing.
This exhibition marks the 150th anniversary of Art Treasures of the United Kingdom, the largest ever art exhibition in the UK, held here in Manchester in 1857.
This exhibition is the result of a photographic project commissioned by Look 07 working with eight groups and twelve artists. Each group presents what is distinctive about their experience of Manchester and has worked with photographic techniques from polaroids and pinhole cameras to digital media.
Sophie MacCorquodale is the winner of the Crosby Manchester Art prize for 2005.
Laylah Ali, Hamad Butt, Ellen Gallagher & Edgar Cleijne, David Huffman, Hew Locke, Marepe, Henna Nadeem, Kori Newkirk, Yinka Shonibare MBE,
Eric Wesley and Mario Ybarra Jr.
The Creative Consultants - our group of young people who explore the exhibitions and collections and help to interpret art works for a young audience - bring together two art works, to create a visual dialogue in our twentieth century galleries. Watch out for their interpretation of these art works from mid January.