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‘They tried to blame it on us’: Manchester student moved into Covid-positive accommodation

‘They tried to blame it on us’: Manchester student moved into Covid-positive accommodation

The University said it couldn’t comment on individual cases
Art in Mancunia: Molly James

Art in Mancunia: Molly James

Take a trip down the rabbit hole as Rosie Plunkett explores Molly James’ funny, eerie, relatable and kooky artwork ahead of Art in Mancunia
Whitworth Park and the changing face of Oxford Road

Whitworth Park and the changing face of Oxford Road

The University’s most populous halls of residence is under threat of closure of being re-let. We investigate what this means for the area’s future.

Review: Steve McQueen’s ode to Ashes

Acclaimed director Steve McQueen uses video installation to create a haunting elegy for the violent and needless deaths of young men

A summer of art in Manchester

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

Review: Sooni Taraporevala at the Whitworth

The Whitworth Art Gallery presents Sooni Taraporevala’s first solo UK exhibition

Review: Deanna Petherbridge at the Whitworth

More than thirty years after her residency, The Whitworth showcases work from Petherbridge’s 45 year career

New Year New Manchester

Manchester’s most exciting arts and culture events in 2017

Preview: The Frost Fair

Kick off Christmas with the University of Manchester’s Whitworth Art Gallery this year. The Frost Fair is definitely going to be unmissable

Idris Khan at the Whitworth

Idris Khan presents an innovative and intriguing new exhibition at the Whitworth, Hannah Foy 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.

The Whitworth strikes gold in VisitEngland Awards

University of Manchester’s art gallery, The Whitworth, is named as VisitEngland’s largest visitor attraction of the year.

What’s on this December in art?

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

Review: Richard Forster

Question the concept of time with Richard Forster at the Whitworth

Whitworth gallery claims Manchester tourism award

The Whitworth Art Gallery wins tourism award and beats National Graphene Institute and Manchester Cancer Research Centre to latest major award.

The story behind the buildings

We pass buildings like Kilburn, Roscoe and Whitworth everyday, but who were the people behind the names?

Review: Jane and Louise Wilson

Clayton Fuller vists the Whitworth to check out the latest exhibition from Turner-prize nominated duo Jane and Louise Wilson

Hockney to Hogarth: A rake’s progress

The Whitworth exhibits Hogarth’s 1735 series A Rake’s Progress against David Hockney’s 1965 interpretation of the work