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18th September 2014

What’s on

Your guide to all the upcoming art events in the city

Behind The Mask @ The Lowry. 20th September–11th January

The biggest collection of BAFTA-winning actor portraitures comes to Manchester in a new exhibition. Featuring photographs of over 100 international stars, the Lowry will be the first to host the collection outside of London.

Buy Art Fair & The Manchester Contemporary @ Old Granada Studios, 26th–28th September, 10am–7pm

The largest and most prestigious art fairs in the North, returns to Manchester this September. Over £1m worth of art will be up for sale from over 80 national and
international galleries.

Asia Triennial Manchester 2014 @ various locations across the city, 27th September–23rd November

Established in 2008, the ATM festival showcases a range of contemporary arts and crafts from Asia, UK and the Asian Diaspora. It includes over 50 artists from 12 different countries and focuses on three main clusters in IWM North at The Quays, Manchester city centre, Bury and Rochdale.

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