Manchester Art Gallery

Mindfulness – Take notice

Take time out from the busy city and join our Health and Wellbeing manager, Louise Thompson, who will guide you in exploring one of the gallery’s artworks using mindfulness techniques. Sit, relax and learn to Take notice.

Booking

The event is free, but booking is recommended.

To book, please contact the Development Team:
Tel: 0161 235 8873
Email:  friends@manchester.gov.uk

Therapeutic Thursday

6pm

  •  Mindful movement with Mika – be active in gallery spaces amongst art

  • The art of wellbeing tour

  • Mindful art making delivered by The Owl and The Coconut

6.30pm

  • Spoken word – poetry by Samuel Cole

  • Take notice session – explore artworks using mindfulness

7pm

  • Mindful movement with Mika – be active in gallery spaces amongst art

7.30pm

  • Spoken word: poetry by Samuel Cole

  • Take notice session – explore artworks using mindfulness

8pm

  • Speeches from Self Help Services

SNAP exhibition at the Central Library

An exhibition of artworks co-produced and created by Manchester Mind and Creative Living Centre members inspired by our Strange and Familiar exhibition. The project was delivered as part of the gallery’s Health and Wellbeing programme which aims to support people to improve their mental health through art. Special thanks to artist Harriet Hall and Archives+ at Central Library, Manchester.

The Mindful Museum – Continued Professional Development

A day for museum and gallery professionals who are curious about mindfulness and how it can be applied in a gallery context. Sharing our experience of working with different audiences and art forms, we’ll demonstrate how mindfulness practice can increase art appreciation and improve wellbeing.

Throughout the day we’ll talk about the development of our Health and Wellbeing programme and share some of the research and theory that underpins our practice.  You’ll also get to experience some creative mindfulness activities alongside mindfulness teacher and artist, Cathy Fortune.

There will be opportunity to ask questions about how to develop mindfulness in your gallery or museum.

Please note that lunch is not included so please bring some along!

If you’d like to book a place on The Mindful Museum: CPD Day please email Louise Thompson, l.thompson1@manchester.gov.uk

Free, booking essential

Thursday late: Drink, draw, de-stress

Join artist Naomi Kendrick in this early evening event, where we explore drawing to music and sound inspired by the work of Waqas Khan. Enjoy a drink, pick up a pastel and make marks to music from South Asia.

Take notice

Come along to our lunchtime event where we use mindfulness techniques to explore an artwork on display.

Sit, relax and learn to Take notice.

First timers and more experienced meditators welcome.

Take notice

Come along to our lunchtime event where we use mindfulness techniques to explore an artwork on display.

Sit, relax and learn to Take notice.

First timers and more experienced meditators welcome.

Take notice

Come along to our lunchtime event where we use mindfulness techniques to explore an artwork on display.

Sit, relax and learn to Take notice.

First timers and more experienced meditators welcome.

Take notice

Come along to our lunchtime event where we use mindfulness techniques to explore an artwork on display.

Sit, relax and learn to Take notice.

First timers and more experienced meditators welcome.

Take notice

Come along to our lunchtime event where we use mindfulness techniques to explore an artwork on display.

Sit, relax and learn to Take notice.

First timers and more experienced meditators welcome.