What’s On January

TOP EXHIBITIONS AND ART EVENTS IN GREATER MANCHESTER THIS JANUARY.

Make it your New Year’s resolution to get out into the city to see some art!

‘ART BATTLE MANCHESTER XVIII’ – AT ESCAPE TO FREIGHT ISLAND

Manchester’s live painting competition is back! Go along to Freight Island to see 10 artists
create a masterpiece in just 30 minutes. Plus, you, the audience, have the power to decide
which artists progress through each round and will ultimately be crowned the winner.

Art Battle Manchester XVIII| Friday 28th January 2022 7-11pm

‘MANCHESTER OPEN EXHIBITION’ – AT HOME MCR

Manchester Open Home mcr
Image credit: https://homemcr.org/exhibition/manchester-open-exhibition-2022/

Home MCR receive thousands of entries to their open exhibition every year. Based on their
belief, ‘everyone is an artist’, they’ll be showcasing Greater Manchester’s creative talent
across painting, print, sculpture, video/ audio, performance and photography.

Manchester Open Exhibition| Friday 21st January- Sunday 27th March 2022

‘HORIZONALLY AND VERTICALLY’ BY ‘JOAN CHARNLEY – AT WEAVERS FACTORY

Weavers Factory
Image credit: https://www.weaversfactory.co.uk/exhibitions/2021/joan-charnley

The Weavers Factory is back! And they are kicking off the year with a brand-new schedule of events starting with Joan Charnley ‘Horizontally and Vertically- The Importance of Stripe in Textile Design’. Based on Joan’s Charnley’s thesis, written in 1949, this exhibition will display original prints and excerpts as well as inviting new participation from Oldham College. It’s worth noting that, if you can make it on the 8th, there will be tea and cake on offer too.

Joan Charnley ‘Horizontally and Vertically’| Saturday 8th January- Sunday 13th February 2022

‘ART OF OESOPHGEAL CANCER’ – AT MANCHESTER CENTRAL LIBRARY

Manchester- born creative Ann wood is raising awareness of Oesophageal Cancer and how it can be treated with her new art exhibition at Manchester Central Library. This series of works shows us the experience of chemotherapy, surgery and stays in the High Dependency Unit from the patient point of view.

Art of Oesophageal Cancer | 10th January -26th March 2022

‘YELENA OVERCHENKO’ – AT WATERSIDE ARTS

This solo exhibition by photographer Yelena Overchenko covers the themes of fashion, fine
art, portraiture, human consciousness and self-awareness. Alongside her own creative
projects, Yelena has a ten-year photography career working with fashion labels and
magazines.

Yelena Overchenko| Friday 14th January- Saturday 26th February 2022


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