TOP EXHIBITIONS AND ART EVENTS IN GREATER MANCHESTER THIS MARCH.
Not only is it the Cotton On MCR: Art All Dayer this month, there’s also lots of talks and art exhibitions around the city too, so read on to find out more.
ARTIST DISCUSS AND TERM ART CLASS
Artist Discuss host bi-monthly artist discussion sessions. These groups aim to help creative people network, share ideas, problem solve, get advice and be inspired. Artist Discuss also have a Q&A forum alongside their social groups. Check out the dates for the rest of the year.
Artist Discuss and Term Art Class | Bi-monthly sessions | Next one 20th March
‘ARCHIVES AT PLAY’ AT CASTLEFIELD GALLERY
The theme ‘Archives at Play’ explores our relationship with the past and, from this, our connection with the future. Artists showcasing their work include Gregory Herbert, Kelly Jayne Jones, Dr. Yan Wang Preston and Chester Tenneson. Interestingly, some of the artists have developed work based on objects and recordings from Castlefield Gallery’s own 37-year history.
‘Archives at Play’ | Sunday 6th March- Sunday 24th April
‘MAY I ASS’ and ‘THE COMPETITION’ AT PAPER GALLERY
Image credit: https://paper-gallery.co.uk
Paper Gallery have two art exhibitions starting this month. Virginia Gianni’s solo show ‘May I Ass’ is a photography series exploring the human body and the locations of Greece and England. ‘The Competition’ is an art exhibition by James Moor and Casper White. They look back to a painting competition in ancient Greece and explore the themes of illusion and collaboration.
‘May I Ass’ and ‘The Competition’ | Saturday 5th March- Saturday 2nd April
JULIAN GRAY ‘STORIES FOR US’ AT THE LOWRY
‘Stories For Us’ is a part of The Lowry’s Edit series. Julian Gray is a Manchester based illustrator creating comics and graphic novels. Julian, as a queer, trans, mixed-race, disabled artist, champions authentic representation of marginalised communities and voices. There will also be the opportunity for visitors to engage in comic book writing/ drawing and to then display their work in the gallery space.
Julian Gray ‘Stories For Us’ | Saturday 19th March- Sunday 1st May
COTTON ON MCR – ART ALL DAYER: SPRING EDITION AT HALLE ST PETERS
The Art All Dayer is back with the Spring Edition! 65 artist stallholders, from jewellers, to printmakers, to ceramicists and more, will be selling their work. We also have taster workshops from just £16, including oil painting workshops, macrame and how to draw too! PLUS, we have an exhibition by MMU’s Art students, showcasing the new and up-coming talent we have here at the University. Hosted at the historic Ancoats venue, Halle St Peter’s, why not bring friends and make a day of it?
Cotton On MCR -Art All Dayer: Spring Edition | Saturday 19th March
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