We wanted to take inspiration from the creativity inherent in the garden and think about how we could connect it to what we were doing in Manchester for the Protest! exhibition.
Around the world people are demonstrating their outrage at the killing of George Floyd and with other cultural institutions we join in condemning racist oppression and violence.
Future Collect is a three-year programme which partners with national and regional museums and galleries to commission artists of African and/or Asian descent, British born or based.
Efea Rutlin, University of Manchester MA student, Art Gallery and Museum Studies, shares her research about The maker of The Penitent Magdalen.
Family Album is a short film featuring photographs and voiceover from Anna and Emma Beynon-Gray telling the story of Derek Jarman officiating their wedding ceremony on Dungeness beach years before the changes in marriage legislation.
Modern Nature is Jarman’s chronicle of life in his remote cottage on the barren coast of Dungeness in the years after his HIV diagnosis.
Composer Simon Fisher Turner, who recorded many of Jarman’s film soundtracks, including Caravaggio, The Last of England and Blue talks about Jarman’s use of music in film
HOME and Manchester Art Gallery were working together to present a season of Jarman’s film to accompany the exhibition.