Past Exhibitions

Boat: Hong Kong (detail) by Liam Spencer, 2005

Liam Spencer: From Manchester to Shanghai

Saturday 8 July 2006 - Sunday 24 September 2006

From Manchester to Shanghai is a major retrospective of paintings by the popular Manchester artist Liam Spencer. As well as his most well known pictures of Manchester scenes, the exhibition also includes recent paintings of New York and Hong Kong, Shanghai and Beijing.

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Che Guevara, Havana by Rene Burri, 1963

René Burri: Retrospective 1950 - 2000

Saturday 23 September 2006 - Sunday 12 November 2006

Swiss born René Burri is one of the world's greatest living photographers. From his famous portraits of Che Guevara and Pablo Picasso to his iconic pictures of Sao Paolo and Brasilia, his work captures almost all the major political, historical and cultural events and key figures of the second half of the 20th century.

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Miffy holding paintbrushes

Happy Birthday Miffy!

Saturday 15 April 2006 - Sunday 3 September 2006

This family friendly exhibition celebrates Miffy, the iconic bunny rabbit created by Dutch artist Dick Bruna. Now celebrating her 50th birthday, Miffy is a worldwide phenomenon loved by children, teenagers and nostalgic adults alike.

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Overneath (detail) by Pae White, 2005

Pae White: in no particular order

Saturday 1 July 2006 - Sunday 3 September 2006

In no particular order is the first solo exhibition in the UK by California-based artist Pae White. Cascading waterfalls of multi-coloured paper, delicate wire bird cages suspended above pools of coloured light and 21st century tapestries create a stunning visual experience in the gallery.

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The Irish Girl, Ford madox Brown, detail

Ford Madox Brown: Pre-Raphaelite Pioneer

Saturday 24 September 2011 - Sunday 29 January 2012
£8 (£6 concessions). Free entry for under 18s and Manchester Art Gallery Friends

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MIF 2011

11 Rooms - Group Show

Saturday 9 July 2011 - Sunday 17 July 2011

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