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  • Louise Giovanelli – Saints and Celebrity

    12 November 2019

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    ‘Creating art is one way of striving for immortality, an act of hope and defiance. But will the artist be remembered, will any of us? Who knows?’

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  • Berni Searle: new acquisitions

    4 September 2019

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    Two powerful photographs by South African artist Berni Searle have been donated to Manchester Art Gallery.

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  • I say Kirkcudbright, you say Kirkoobree

    26 June 2019

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    Fine Art Curator Hannah Williamson explores the connection between Manchester and the Scottish coastal town of Kircudbright

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  • English Corner takes a break

    18 June 2019

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    English Corner has been running since 2009 and is an example of how we foster a sense of welcome to people learning English in the city, whether they have been living here for a long time, are newly arrived or just here for a few days. All levels of English ability are welcome and it’s […]

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  • Platt Hall redevelopment: towards a community generated museum

    10 April 2019

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    For 70 years the Platt Hall Gallery, at the crossroads of Rusholme, Fallowfield and Moss Side, has housed Manchester Art Gallery’s costume collection.

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  • From Compton Verney to Tokyo, loans from the gallery this spring

    9 April 2019

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    Requests to loan works from Manchester Art Gallery’s collection come from across the world.

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  • Leonardo in Liverpool

    9 April 2019

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    WOW, this is BIG! Iona from our Visitor Services team took a trip to the Walker Art Gallery in Liverpool to see their Leonardo exhibition.

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  • Writers Takeover ii

    13 December 2018

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    Mapping the narrative in artworks Carole Page – English teacher, teacher educator, gallery educator, writer Over a series of three, repeated workshops, I have been trialling the use of story maps as a creative approach to developing writing drawn from a single artwork. The workshop activities begin with close looking, using elements of line, tone, […]

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  • Writer’s Takeover

    13 December 2018

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    Art and Writing: Imagining stories through artworks Carole Page – English teacher, teacher educator, gallery educator, writer Some weeks ago, The Guardian printed extracts from The Writer’s Map: An Atlas of Imaginary Lands, edited by Huw Lewis-Jones (Thames and Hudson). In these extracts, Robert MacFarlane wrote about the map of Treasure Island, that Robert Louis […]

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  • A Statement Against Decree 349

    11 December 2018

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    Manchester Art Gallery reiterates its support for the right of all artists and citizens to free and independent expression and activity in the public sphere.

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