Author: Helen Nugent
Less than a year after reopening, The Whitaker in Rossendale continues to showcase the best emerging and established contemporary artists locally, nationally and internationally in its visual arts programme.Read the full story..
A new retrospective exhibition, Northern Lights – New Light, a 10-year retrospective, will be unveiled at Saul Hay Gallery in Manchester on March 26, 2022.Read the full story..
Last year, I used to come home to the North. This year I’m working in London mostly, and I miss it.Read the full story..
While artificial light may have transformed life on Earth, it has also had a detrimental effect on nature and our health.Read the full story..
“An enduring and unique legacy.” Jason Wood writes about Derek Jarman ahead of a retrospective at Manchester’s HOME
Jarman at HOME is part of a collaboration with Manchester Art Gallery and its Protest! exhibition. Ahead of launch at the end of January, Jason Wood, artistic director: film & culture at HOME (soon to be executive director public programmes and audiences at the BFI), writes for Northern Soul about the extraordinary legacy of Derek Jarman.Read the full story..
In February 2022, Tate Liverpool will unveil two new displays of works from the Tate collection which consider the impact of the global movement of people on artists and art movements throughout the 20th century and beyond.Read the full story..
The People’s History Museum (PHM) in Manchester is preparing to launch its Banner Exhibition for 2022.Read the full story..
As it’s the season of goodwill, and it’s been an incredibly testing year to say the least, we’re bringing back the annual Northern Soul End Of Year Quiz. Is your Northern knowledge up to scratch? No prizes, just a lovely feeling of smugness when you get them all right (answers are at the bottom…).Read the full story..
“I knew it was a challenge worth taking on.” Max Dunbar reflects on 10 years as Manchester Jewish Museum’s Chief Executive
Ten years ago, I was offered the job of chief executive at Manchester Jewish Museum.Read the full story..
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