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Salford School of Arts

Photo Gallery: Harmony, Contrast & Discord, Touchstones Rochdale, Greater Manchester

May 28, 2021 Comments Off on Photo Gallery: Harmony, Contrast & Discord, Touchstones Rochdale, Greater Manchester

Where did all of our arts schools go?

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“In a new world, we’ve had to make new art.” Adam Szabo, Chief Executive of Manchester Collective, writes for Northern Soul

May 27, 2021 Comments Off on “In a new world, we’ve had to make new art.” Adam Szabo, Chief Executive of Manchester Collective, writes for Northern Soul

At Manchester Collective, our work used to be about travelling around the country and performing live concerts to a large number of people packed into relatively small spaces.

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A selection of Cranford editions at Elizabeth Gaskell's House

A Love Affair with Cranford: Elizabeth Gaskell’s House, Manchester

May 12, 2021 Comments Off on A Love Affair with Cranford: Elizabeth Gaskell’s House, Manchester

Elizabeth Gaskell’s House in Manchester is set to reopen its doors to the public after lockdown.

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Courtesy of Discovery Museum, Tyne & Wear Archives & Museums’

Image Gallery: The Female Form Through Time, Discovery Museum, Newcastle

April 21, 2021 Comments Off on Image Gallery: The Female Form Through Time, Discovery Museum, Newcastle

Instagram filters are not the first tool to be used to distort and manipulate the female form.

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Carlos Ferg

Image Gallery: In Manchester, Cotton On MCR, Saul Hay Gallery

April 12, 2021 Comments Off on Image Gallery: In Manchester, Cotton On MCR, Saul Hay Gallery

While it’s been a difficult year for many sectors, the COVID-19 pandemic has proved especially tough for the art industry. Now, as lockdown restrictions begin to ease, galleries can once again prepare to open their doors. 

In Manchester is an open call exhibition created after Cotton On MCR identified a lack of opportunities for emerging talent and lesser-known artists in gallery spaces across the city. The exhibition will be Saul Hay Gallery’s re-opening exhibition. Alongside Saul Hay Gallery, Cotton On MCR wants to encourage everyone to get back to exploring the city’s amazing art scene.

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Melanie Goemans Hawthorn (triptych)

Review: John Moores Painting Prize Virtual Exhibition, Walker Art Gallery, Liverpool

March 29, 2021 Comments Off on Review: John Moores Painting Prize Virtual Exhibition, Walker Art Gallery, Liverpool

The John Moores Painting Prize brings together the best in contemporary British painting. 

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Art Review: How to break the humdrum – Obstructions at Castlefield Gallery, Manchester

March 12, 2021 Comments Off on Art Review: How to break the humdrum – Obstructions at Castlefield Gallery, Manchester

It’s hardly welcoming. A snide, on-screen solicitor is the only semblance of human contact we encounter during Obstructions, the latest virtual exhibition at Manchester’s Castlefield Gallery.

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Susan Platt lockdown birding for cb press

Image Gallery: Fledge – A Year of Birds, Contemporary Six Gallery, Manchester

March 8, 2021 Comments Off on Image Gallery: Fledge – A Year of Birds, Contemporary Six Gallery, Manchester

During the COVID-19 pandemic, there’s been widespread re-engagement with nature and, in particular, a notable increase in the public’s appreciation of Britain’s native birds.

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Picture Gallery: Days Like These, The Lowry, Salford

October 7, 2020 Comments Off on Picture Gallery: Days Like These, The Lowry, Salford

It’s been another tough week for the arts.

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Manchester Open Exhibition, HOME

Photo Gallery: Manchester Open Exhibition 2020, HOME

January 27, 2020 Comments Off on Photo Gallery: Manchester Open Exhibition 2020, HOME

The folks over at HOME in Manchester have launched the Manchester Open Exhibition, a major open-entry art show celebrating the creative talent of Greater Manchester residents.

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