Whitworth Art Gallery Articles

MACFEST, Muslim Arts and Culture Festival, comes back to Manchester this February

MACFEST, Muslim Arts and Culture Festival, comes back to Manchester this February

Launching on the 5th of February, MACFEST 2022 offers over 75 events that showcase the Muslim culture, from debates to workshops and art exhibitions
Review: Imran Peretta’s ‘the destructors’

Review: Imran Peretta’s ‘the destructors’

Sam Burt reviews a new film ‘reconsidering the figure of the alienated male youth’
Is it Art?: Welcome back

Is it Art?: Welcome back

Sam Burt considers what the bittersweet signs of the Whitworth Gallery might mean to us now
A Sunday at The Whitworth

A Sunday at The Whitworth

Juliette Flach describes a vibrant Sunday at The Whitworth: rather than starting a new Netflix series, why not head over to one of the gallery’s many free events?
Be//Longing: Refugee Experiences

Be//Longing: Refugee Experiences

Encouraged to re-evaluate the proximity we all have with the struggles of refugees, Be//Longing breaks down the sense of detachment we feel from the refugee crisis through powerful performance
We Are 11: Stanley Grove Primary Academy

We Are 11: Stanley Grove Primary Academy

Alice Barron Eaves takes us around the Whitworth Art Gallery’s curious new exhibition, which is curated by 11-year-olds from Stanley Grove Primary School
Artefact of the Week: ‘Snowman’ by Nate Lowman

Artefact of the Week: ‘Snowman’ by Nate Lowman

Francesca Casaburi explores Nate Lowman’s bronze sculpture ‘Snowman’ and its ability to provoke vital questions regarding climate change
Love for the Streets at the Whitworth

Love for the Streets at the Whitworth

A programme of events including conferences, art, and live music, as part of Manchester Homelessness Awareness Week

Looking beyond the façade: Cornelia Parker’s ‘Verso’

The Whitworth welcomes back Cornelia Parker, in an installation which looks behind the boundaries of artistic discourse

Wonder Women Festival lands in Manchester

The breakdown of our top art picks from the feminist festival of the year

Whitworth director Maria Balshaw becomes first female director of Tate

Maria Balshaw steps into her new role as the first female director of the Tate

When pop art met fashion

Following the recent opening of ‘Artist Rooms: Andy Warhol’ at The Whitworth Art Gallery, Deputy Fashion and Beauty Editor Sophie Soar ruminates upon Andy Warhol’s influence in fashion since the sixties

Artist Rooms: Andy Warhol at the Whitworth

Arguably the most exciting exhibition of the year comes to the University of Manchester’s Whitworth — Georgia Welch takes a look

Marcantonio Raimondi and Raphael at the Whitworth

Brand new to the Whitworth Art Gallery this week is the exciting Marcantonio Raimondi and Raphael exhibit.

ANDY WARHOL at the Whitworth

Warhol comes to the Whitworth this winter

Venue Guide: Destination Art

These five venues make up Manchesters’ most famous, and rightly so, between them housing world-class classical, contemporary and performance art

COTTON: Global Threads

COTTON: Global Threads, the Whitworth Art Gallery’s contribution to London 2012 Cultural Olympiad programme Stories of the World, aptly fulfils its brief.  Ranging from Egyptian textiles to contemporary installations, the exhibition tells a universal tale of the production of cotton, and the effects of its consumption, trade and disposal.  In contrast to Manchester’s February misty […]

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