‘Accept your porridge’ resolves David Shrigley’s Untitled, ‘You cannot change it’. “That seems to be the situation we’re in to
If you have not stuck to your New Year’s resolutions for 2020, don’t fret – as the Chinese New Year begins tomorrow, offering you a second chance at redemption.
Whether it’s ice skating, gorging yourself on chocolate or sipping a pint and watching the boxing, there’s something for everyone this December in Manchester. So here’s our advent guide (spoiler alert – we may have spilled over into January, there’s THAT much going on…)
Manchester’s bustling art scene is thriving! A look at why things are going from strength to strength
Manchester is notorious for its incredible art scene, including three different galleries and even art painted over walls in places like the Northern Quarter.
This year marks the 200th anniversary of the birth of John Ruskin and to celebrate a series of events and exhibitions are taking place across the city this summer.
This summer Manchester celebrates the life of the artist, art critic and social thinker John Ruskin with a jam-packed festival, funded and supported by Manchester Metropolitan University and Ruskin’s Guild of St George. As MM found out, even 200 years after his birth he still divides opinion…
‘Changing space’: Theatre project sees award-winning youths take over Manchester Art Gallery for five days
Young people from award-winning theatre ensemble Contact Young Company will take over Manchester Art Gallery this week to explore the role of art in the 21st century.
‘Our lives depend on turning this around’: Families to take climate action with a ‘Carnival of Creatures’
Children and parents will take to the streets of Manchester on June 1 to demand action about wildlife extinction as part of the ‘Carnival of Creatures’.
MM takes a look around a special exhibition focusing solely on the local work of revered photo-documenter Martin Parr, along with Manchester Art Gallery’s very own senior curator Natasha Howes.
Joy Division and New Order’s music celebrated in art exhibition for Manchester International Festival
The exhibition was commissioned and produced as part of Manchester International Festival (MIF) in the latest of a series of collaborations with the gallery, following Ed Atkins’ Performance Capture in 2015.
This year’s event is the first under new artistic director John McGrath and will feature more than 20 world premieres