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Cicely Ryder-Belson

The Olive Gatherers 1889 Photo: Manchester Art Gallery

Renewed female representation: ‘Painting Light and Hope’

Nearly a century since Annie Swynnerton was first exhibited at the Manchester Art Gallery, they pay homage to her legacy as part of the Wonder Woman Festival running across Manchester

Floating Narratives (2017) Na Buqi Photo: CFCCA

NOW – A Dialogue on Female Chinese Contemporary Artists

The CFCCA open up a platform for seven emerging female artists working in China and giving a voice to gender equality.

Suffragettes 1908 Photo: Wikimedia Commons

Wonder Women 2018

We look ahead to the the feminist festival taking over of Manchester through an innovative series of exhibitions, performances and discussions

Yang Yongliang, The Night of Perpetual Day, 2014 image courtesy of Constantin Brosteanu

Review: Digital Matters – The Earth Behind the Screen

The CFCCA document the lesser known routes of global supply chains, inviting us to question our role as consumers

Photo: Funraising - Joe Yapp

ArtBox: The Student Run Collective’s Silent Charity Auction

We talk to one of the curators of ArtBox, Sophie Billington about her upcoming project in aid of Manchester Mind charity

Photo: Chris Bull, Manchester Literature Festival

At My Table: Nigella Lawson in conversation

We joined Nigella Lawson and Jeanette Winterson as they discussed the fundamental pleasures of food

Photo: Waqas Khan at Manchester Art Gallery, courtesy the artist and Manchester Art Gallery. Photographer: Michael Pollard

Remembering Partition with New North South: Waqas Khan

Manchester Art Gallery invites you to experience detail up close

Photo: MARK & MLF

A Campaign for Change

Manchester Literature Festival is re-designed with a new political incentive

Photo: Dave Nelson

The Ultimate Icon – Pelé: Art, Life, Football

The iconic Pelé is re-imagined through the eyes of artists and photographers

Cleft (2017), Photo: theWhitworth

Remembering Partition with New North South: Reena Saini Kallat

Manchester Museum’s new exhibition redefines borders and bonds as Arts Editor Cicely Ryder-Belson previews the show with artist Reena Saini Kallat

Photo: Cicely Ryder-Belson

Remembering Partition with New North South: South Asian Design

Manchester Art Gallery brings together regional traditions with contemporary design

Photo: The Whitworth

Remembering Partition with New North South: Beyond Borders

The Whitworth’s new exhibition responds to the anniversary of partition by reclaiming the tradition of textiles