Manchester Art Gallery

October half term takeover for 14-19 year olds

Our Creative consultants will be your hosts for the evening, helping you take inspiration from Hetain Patel’s exhibition.

Come along for an evening of art, curated by our team of 14-19 year olds and join us in creating, making and talking about art.

This is your chance to meet the Creative consultants and see and hear about their recent work.

Follow our Creative consultants on Instagram to see images of their work.

October half term

Wednesday 25, Thursday 26, Friday 27 and Saturday 28 October 2017

1-3pm
Free, drop in, suitable for all ages
We will be working with local families to design fun and creative workshops that explore the work of Mehreen Murtaza. Murtaza explores the intersecting worlds of technology and nature, science and religion and will present a new artwork exploring plant behaviour, communication and consciousness.

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

#MAGfamilies

October half term

Wednesday 25, Thursday 26, Friday 27 and Saturday 28 October 2017

1-3pm
Free, drop in, suitable for all ages
We will be working with local families to design fun and creative workshops that explore the work of Mehreen Murtaza. Murtaza explores the intersecting worlds of technology and nature, science and religion and will present a new artwork exploring plant behaviour, communication and consciousness.

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

#MAGfamilies

October half term

Wednesday 25, Thursday 26, Friday 27 and Saturday 28 October 2017

1-3pm
Free, drop in, suitable for all ages
We will be working with local families to design fun and creative workshops that explore the work of Mehreen Murtaza. Murtaza explores the intersecting worlds of technology and nature, science and religion and will present a new artwork exploring plant behaviour, communication and consciousness.

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

#MAGfamilies

October half term

Wednesday 25, Thursday 26, Friday 27 and Saturday 28 October 2017

1-3pm
Free, drop in, suitable for all ages
We will be working with local families to design fun and creative workshops that explore the work of Mehreen Murtaza. Murtaza explores the intersecting worlds of technology and nature, science and religion and will present a new artwork exploring plant behaviour, communication and consciousness.

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

#MAGfamilies

Watercolour workshop

Be inspired by the works in the gallery before producing your own watercolour under the guidance of experiences tutor Charles Hickson.

All materials included – though you may of course bring your own. No experience necessary.

Booking

The event costs £30, but numbers are limited and booking is essential.

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

World Mental Health Day

An evening of creative wellbeing celebrating World Mental Health Day.

The Mindful Museum – Continued Professional Development

A CPD day for museum and gallery professionals who would like to learn about using mindfulness in their learning programmes. Our Health and Wellbeing Manager will share  experience gained over the past four years working across audiences and artworks using mindfulness practice to increase art appreciation and improve wellbeing.

During the morning you will hear about the background to the work along with the research and theory that underpins our work and in the afternoon you will experience three mindfulness activities with an mindfulness teacher and artist.

Please note that lunch is not included but you are welcome to bring your own.

If you’d like to book your free place on The Mindful Museum sessions please email Louise Thompson, l.thompson1@manchester.gov.uk

Look at the hands: Discussion with Hetain Patel, Chirag Lukha and Louise Stern

Bringing together artist Hetain Patel, martial arts expert and choreographer, Chirag Lukha, and writer and artist Louise Stern, this event explores the impact and power of non verbal communication. Gain new perspective on sign language, facial gesture and Kung Fu and share your thoughts on how we all communicate with our bodies.

This event will be interpreted in both American Sign Language and British Sign Language.

Booking

The event is free but please reserve a space on Eventbrite.

We Make the City: Conversations about Manchester – Lahore – Karachi

How do we live in our cities and how does art make a difference to urban spaces? How do we perceive cities we live in and cities on the other side of the world? How do they shape us and we shape them? Join us for a discussion about Manchester, Lahore and Karachi.

Booking

This event is free, but please book your free place by contacting Ruth Edson:
Email: r.edson@Manchester.gov.uk
Tel: 0161 235 8877