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Manchester, City of Art- best galleries in the city

Manchester, City of Art- best galleries in the city

‘On the sixth day, God created MANchester’ and he threw in some great art galleries too
Lifestyle Loves: Manchester for free

Lifestyle Loves: Manchester for free

We’re showcasing some of the best free things to do in Manchester as being a student on a budget can often feel restricting, but it doesn’t have to mean that you can’t enjoy your city
A Parent’s Guide to Manchester

A Parent’s Guide to Manchester

So your parents are down visiting in Manchester, and you’ve got no idea where to go: no need to worry with our Parents Guide to Manchester
Derek Jarman: PROTEST! Art and Activism collide at Manchester Art Gallery

Derek Jarman: PROTEST! Art and Activism collide at Manchester Art Gallery

Sarah Taylor reviews Manchester Art Gallery’s retrospective exhibition on the life and works of prolific filmmaker, artist, and activist Derek Jarman.
Get thee to a gallery: Manchester’s top new exhibitions

Get thee to a gallery: Manchester’s top new exhibitions

Alienor Bombarde casts an eager eye over the exciting in-person exhibitions set to open in May
Why Derek Jarman matters

Why Derek Jarman matters

We asked our arts and film editors to reflect on the world of the singular visionary, Derek Jarman
Art goes online: Grayson Perry’s Art Club

Art goes online: Grayson Perry’s Art Club

With its opening extended, we revisit Grayson Perry’s Art Club exhibition at Manchester Art Gallery
What’s On in the Arts

What’s On in the Arts

Chess Bradley has a look at What’s On in the Arts in Manchester including displays of Jenny Holzer and Greyson Perry
Halima Cassell: Eclectica – Global Inspirations

Halima Cassell: Eclectica – Global Inspirations

Claudia Neuray reviews Halima Cassell’s exhibiton Eclectica – Global Inspirations, which is currently on show at Manchester Art Gallery
Leonardo da Vinci: A Life in Drawing

Leonardo da Vinci: A Life in Drawing

Bella Jewell reviews the latest show at the Manchester Art Gallery – Leonardo da Vinci: A Life in Drawing – one of 12 exhibitions taking place across the UK to celebrate the 500th anniversary of the artist’s death
Review: ReFrame

Review: ReFrame

In ReFrame, held at the Manchester Art Gallery, Caroline and Maisie Broadhead interrogate representations of women and “women’s work’. They do this by responding to historic paintings of women by famous male artists. They challenge and disrupt traditional female representations.
Objects of Obsession: Sonia Boyce

Objects of Obsession: Sonia Boyce

Manchester Art Gallery host Sonia Boyce as part of the Objects of Obsession collaboration with the Royal Academy, revealing what object has influenced and obsessed her most
Renewed female representation: ‘Painting Light and Hope’

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
Hylas and the Nymphs: more than meets the eye

Hylas and the Nymphs: more than meets the eye

Initiating a pertinent debate or a publicity stunt? Florrie Badley considers the implications of Manchester Art Gallery’s recent removal of a canonical Victorian painting

A summer of art in Manchester

With summer on the way find out what Manchester’s galleries have got in store

Review: Strange and Familiar: Britain as Revealed by International Photographers

Manchester Art Gallery displays a fascinating insight into international views of British life

Vogue 100: A century of style review

Fashion and Beauty Editor Sarah Kilcourse takes a trip to Mosely Street, to explore the Manchester Art Gallery exhibition Vogue 100: A Century of Style

Welcome to Manchester’s Art Scene

A round up of the finest art hubs Manchester has to offer

Review: Pat Flynn: Half-life of a Miracle

Follow Pat Flynn’s yellow brick road of pop culture, fiction and digital illusion at Manchester Art Gallery

What’s on this December in art?

Arts Editor Ashley McGovern offers a pick of the best art exhibitions for this winter!

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