Manchester Museum: Meet the South Asia Gallery Collective at The Whitworth

Manchester Museum: Meet the South Asia Gallery Collective
The Whitworth
23rd July 2022

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Part of South Asian Heritage Month Festival

Manchester Museum's South Asia Gallery Collective

Meet some of the team behind the Manchester Museum’s ground-breaking South Asia Gallery, which will open to the public in 2023. This panel discussion led by South Asia Gallery Curator, Nusrat Ahmed, will give an insight into the gallery, its development, vision and goals. This is the first UK gallery of its size to be community co-curated. This discussion will be a unique opportunity to find out more about the process, with panel members sharing their experiences of co-curation, good practice and learning.

Part of Manchester Museum’s South Asian Heritage Month Festival.

Manchester Museum is celebrating South Asian Heritage Month with an unmissable two-day festival featuring film, music, workshops and more.

The South Asian Heritage Month festival is taking place on 22-23 July at the Whitworth on Oxford Road, while Manchester Museum is closed for its £15 million hello future transformation.

Also part of this season

The Singh Twins – Jallianwala: Repression & Retribution
The Whitworth | 22 July 2022

Manchester Museum is excited to be hosting a private screening of The Singh Twins’ film Jallianwala: Repression & Retribution

Part of South Asian Heritage Month Festival

Writing workshop with Anita Sethi
The Whitworth | 23 July 2022

Join Anita Sethi and explore themes of place, nature, journeying and how writing can bring a sense of belonging.

Part of South Asian Heritage Month Festival

A Celebration of Bengali Folk Musical Heritage – Curated by Anindita Ghosh
The Whitworth | 23 July 2022

A tribute to, and celebration of Bengali folk music, that has shaped the cultural identity of Bengali communities both in South Asia and the diaspora, including the UK.

Part of South Asian Heritage Month Festival

Taboos & Untouched Topics
The Whitworth | 23 July 2022

Join Our Shared Cultural Heritage for a poetry workshop exploring taboos and untouched topics within South Asian culture and community.

Part of South Asian Heritage Month Festival

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