The first major solo exhibition of work by Jocelyn McGregor, Mantle at Castlefield Gallery involves sculpture, installation and animation.
From the UK’s leading university museum, to contemporary art and end of year degree shows in purpose-built gallery spaces; Oxford Road Corridor provides a diverse programme for all cultural enthusiasts.
Both the Whitworth and Manchester Museum are part of the University of Manchester. With over six million items from across the world, spanning over four floors of displays and exhibitions in 15 galleries, the museum is an extraordinary space with a vast collection dating back as far as the early 1800’s. South of the museum and transformed by a £15 million development is the Whitworth, the first English gallery in a park, providing contemporary exhibition programmes that have gained global attention.
At the opposite end of the Oxford Road Corridor, presenting the most diverse, contemporary and challenging visual art in the region is HOME Manchester, who have specialisms in artist film, performance and participation.
The Holden Gallery is situated at the centre of Manchester School of Art, and housed in the original building which was built in 1880. They explore thematic ideas through the work of key established and mid-career artists with a programme that focuses exclusively on recent developments in international contemporary visual art.
On the fringe of the Corridor boundary is Castlefield Gallery. Established by artists in 1984, the arrival of the gallery in the city was to become an important catalyst for rapid cultural growth and an increased presence of visual artists in the city. Supporting artistic and career development for artists is a key driver for the gallery, as well as enabling audiences to fully connect with contemporary art.
Parham Ghalamdar: A Fine Kettle of Fish is a brand new series of site-specific paintings that interrogates the relationship between chaos and order, presence and absence, life and death.
HOME’s award-winning Manchester Open exhibition is back, featuring over 400 artworks, the biennial open exhibition is dedicated to celebrating the creative talents of Greater Manchester residents.
Adrian Bradshaw’s exhibition explores China in the 1980s. From opulent fashion extravaganzas to sentimental family excursions, capturing the fleeting beauty and simplicity of everyday life.
The Whitworth presents the first major UK presentation of multiple works of US artist Suzanne Lacy, a pioneer of social practice and community organising for almost five decades.
This second exhibition Quartet – Media will open from March 3 to 16 at the Holden Gallery presents the work of graduates from media courses.
Archives at Play is a new exhibition at Castlefield Gallery exploring our relationship with the past, and how this informs the way we make the future.
Graduates from Manchester School of Architecture showcase their work in Quartet – Architecture at the Holden Gallery
This final exhibition Quartet – Design will open from April 25 to May 8 at The Holden Gallery and showcase work by graduates from the Department of Design.
LAST CHANCE. Elizabeth Gaskell’s House has a new exhibition about one of Elizabeth’s best-known collection of stories – Cranford.
The transformation of the Pankhurst Centre exhibition space is incredible thanks to its new permanent exhibition, At Home with the Pankhurst Family.
Still Parents is the first exhibition of its kind, creating a platform to share personal stories open conversations and break the wall of silence that continues to surround baby loss.