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Barbara Walker
The Whitworth | 4 October 2024 - 26 January 2025

The Whitworth presents the first-ever survey exhibition and a new commission by Turner Prize nominee Barbara Walker.

Alison Wilding: Sculptor’s Drawings
The Whitworth | 6 June 2024 - 12 January 2025

The Whitworth is showing a display of newly acquired works on paper by the British sculptor Alison Wilding.

The ‘Death’ of the Life Room
The Whitworth | 6 June 2024 - 12 January 2025

Set against the backdrop of the 1950s this collection display highlights the challenges faced by the life room tradition from the mid-20th century.

Nature’s Music
Manchester Museum | 6 July 2024

RNCM will transform Manchester Museum into an immersive experience where the allure of music meets the awe of nature.

Brass Art: rock, quiver and bend
HOME | 1 June - 1 September 2024

An exhibition of new work by Brass Art, bringing together immersive video, sculpture and lens-based media.

SEESAW | Until 31 May 2024

Together is a group exhibition by Manchester-based artists where you can win original artworks and raise money for the Manchester Central Foodbank.

Greater Mancunians
Manchester Central Library | Until 29 July 2024

A student led photography project celebrating those who have in some way shaped the city and its surrounding boroughs.

Matthew Bamber: Dream Home
HOME | Until 9 June 2024

Matthew Bamber explores themes of memory and trauma, greed and power, queerness, and identity in his work.

Home Run
SEESAW | Until 9 May 2024

Home Run – is a group exhibition showcasing works by Manchester-based artists Jack Berry, Jasper Cheng and Beth Murray.

Africa Day Late
Manchester Museum | 22 May 2024

Join Manchester Museum for a celebration of Africa Day, Curated by Cultureville, where history, culture, and creativity converge.

Manchester Museum | 5 June 2024 - 1 June 2025

Wild is an exhibition that explores our relationship with the natural world and unique approaches to environmental recovery.

Shirley Craven
The Whitworth | Until 11 May 2024

Over 80 of Shirley Craven’s bold abstract textiles are displayed together for the first time in over 60 years alongside newly acquired works.

Ayo Akingbade – Show Me The World Mister
The Whitworth | Until 20 October 2024

Show Me The World Mister is a solo exhibition by Ayo Akingbade comprising two new film commissions.

John Lyons
The Whitworth | Until 25 August 2024

The spring begins with the first major retrospective exhibition of Caribbean British artist and poet John Lyons.

(behind the scenes) Reality or Not – Cécile B. Evans
Modal Gallery | Until 24 March 2024

New work from American-Belgian artist Cécile B. Evans addresses the impact of the rebellion of emotions encountering ideological, physical, and technical structures.

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