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Until Apr 2022 A Love Affair with Cranford

Elizabeth Gaskell’s House has a new exhibition about one of Elizabeth’s best-known collection of stories – Cranford.

Jun 2021 Future Libraries: Charlotte Wetton and David McFarlane

An installation that will celebrate the role of libraries and librarians in supporting unique journeys of self-development.

Until Jun 2021 Soul Journey to Truth

Soul Journey to Truth shines a light on the creative talent within prisons, secure settings, and people on probation in the North West.

Jul 2021 MIF21: Cloud Studies

Cloud Studies at the Whitworth Art Gallery, is Forensic Architecture’s first exhibition in Manchester and part of Manchester International Festival.

Until Aug 2021 Nicola Ellis and Ritherdon & Co Ltd: No gaps in the line

Castlefield Gallery reopens its doors with Nicola Ellis’ first major solo exhibition which will include a large site-responsive work reaching up into the the gallery’s double-height space

Jul 2021 MIF21 – I Love You Too at Central Library

Kemang Wa Lehulere collaborates with 11 Manchester writers and over 100 residents of the city to create a surprising collection of love letters – a new book for Central Library.

Until Jan 2021 Let’s Figure it Out

Art works embodying issues of mental health This project has been an opportunity for service users from Recovery Pathways, a citywide service at Greater Manchester Mental Health NHS Foundation Trust to explore what mental wellbeing means to them through the subject of the figure. The work on show is a powerful testimony from those who […]

Until Jan 2021 Our Plague Year: Nick Burton

Our Plague Year was commissioned by HOME during our closure period. Conceived by artist and illustrator, Nick Burton, Our Plague Year is a digital comic and an alternative retelling of the Eyam Plague of 1665-66. The weekly comic strip soon gathered thousands of subscribers including international audiences. This exhibition presents an opportunity to get closer […]

Until Jan 2021 Blue Glass Fortunes: Joy Yamusangie

Drawn from a palette of dreams, memories and hopes, Joy Yamusangie: Blue Glass Fortunes is inspired by a vision of blue goblets with candles set inside, flooding a room with light. The meaning remains unknown, revealed with future hindsight. Adrift in an ultramarine ocean of love and loss, we float suspended – no longer asleep, […]

Until Dec 2020 See, Make and Do at the Museum – Autism-Friendly

Join us for early openings at the Museum aimed at children who have autism and other needs, along with their families and carers. See objects, do activities and make creations inspired by one of the Museum’s galleries. In November, we’ll be inspired by the Nature’s Library gallery, which will be open for activities 9.15-11.15am. There’s […]

Until Jan 2021 Art Comes HOME

HOME art gallery reopens with three simultaneous solo exhibitions HOME’s Curator Bren O’Callaghan brings together artists Nick Burton, Joy Yamusangie and duo Mike S Redmond & Faye Coral Johnson in a bumper presentation of three separate exhibitions. While the artists’ styles are very different, they are tied together by a unifying use of illustration. With […]