Manchester Art Gallery

Screenprinting Workshop

During the workshop you’ll print on to fabric and a tote bag, both of which you will take away at the end of the session.

The afternoon will begin in the Gallery’s art store with curator Kate Jesson for a private view of a selection of screen-prints in the Galleries collection. You will then move on to our studio to work with artist Sally Gilford to explore stencil and photo screenprinting.

Although aprons are provided, we advise that you avoid wearing your Sunday best and please arrive in time for a 1pm start.

This session is suitable for ages 16+ and any ability.

Saturday, 1st July 1pm – 4.30pm

£35 person

To book a place and arrange payment please contact the Development Team
Tel: 0161 235 8873
Email: friends@manchester.gov.uk

Open doors

Each month we explore different themes and ideas with our artists and volunteers.

This month we will be looking at our Shirley Baker exhibition and will be making dens and sculptural hide outs in the Clore Art Studio.

We will also be offering a more messy, mark-making studio on the ground floor.

Aimed at children and young people aged 5-16 and their families or carers.

Drop in, no need to book.

To find out more please contact Katy McCall on 0161 235 8869.

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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.

This is us

Come and join us to share stories, be creative, make art and have a great evening.

  • Discover more about the work of Shirley Baker in our curator’s tour starting at 5.45 pm

  • Join in with recent work and activities created by members of the Age Friendly Collective.

  • Bring along your photos and objects that tell a story about inner city Manchester and Salford during the time of Shirley Baker’s photos.

  • Hear poetry performed by the ‘Opening Doors’ creative writing group from Hulme.

  • Enjoy live music and games from Moss Side’s Yellow Bird Age Friendly group.

  • Listen to children from Divine Mercy School, Moss Side in conversation with members of the Age Friendly Collective.

This is us has been organised by Manchester Art Gallery’s Age Collective.

For more information about This is us, please contact Ruth Edson on 0161 235 8877or email r.edson@manchester.gov.uk

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Daring dens!

Wednesday 31 May – Saturday 3 June 2017

1-3pm

Free, drop in event suitable for all ages.
Test out your den making skills at our family workshop; Daring dens.
Discover and develop your creativity by working together to build sculptural hideouts in our Clore Art Studio.

This activity links to our fascinating photography exhibition Shirley Baker: Women, Children and Loitering Men.

To see photographs of our February half term workshop, visit our Flickr page.

#MAGfamilies

Daring dens!

Wednesday 31 May – Saturday 3 June 2017

1-3pm

Free, drop in event suitable for all ages.
Test out your den making skills at our family workshop; Daring dens.
Discover and develop your creativity by working together to build sculptural hideouts in our Clore Art Studio.

This activity links to our fascinating photography exhibition Shirley Baker: Women, Children and Loitering Men.

To see photographs of our February half term workshop, visit our Flickr page.

#MAGfamilies

Daring dens!

Wednesday 31 May – Saturday 3 June 2017

1-3pm

Free, drop in event suitable for all ages.
Test out your den making skills at our family workshop; Daring dens.
Discover and develop your creativity by working together to build sculptural hideouts in our Clore Art Studio.

This activity links to our fascinating photography exhibition Shirley Baker: Women, Children and Loitering Men.

To see photographs of our February half term workshop, visit our Flickr page.

#MAGfamilies

Daring dens!

Wednesday 31 May – Saturday 3 June 2017

1-3pm

Free, drop in event suitable for all ages.
Test out your den making skills at our family workshop; Daring dens.
Discover and develop your creativity by working together to build sculptural hideouts in our Clore Art Studio.

This activity links to our fascinating photography exhibition Shirley Baker: Women, Children and Loitering Men.

To see photographs of our February half term workshop, visit our Flickr page.

#MAGfamilies

English corner

English corner is a free English conversation class for people learning English.  Our English teacher leads activities that will help people to practise their speaking and listening skills, whilst exploring artworks and collections on display.

No need to book, just meet Kate at the Information desk.

English corner takes place three times a month:

First Tuesday of the month from 1-2.30 at Manchester Museum

Second Wednesday of each month from 1-2.30 at Manchester Art Gallery

Fourth Friday of the month from 10.30-12 at the Whitworth

Groups of up to 10 learners are very welcome but you must book. Please contact Ruth Edson for more information.

Tel: 0161 2358877
Email: r.edson@manchester.gov.uk