Manchester Art Gallery

Stories we Share online 2 November

We all have stories to tell about our relationship to tea and coffee. Join a team of staff and gallery volunteers for a relaxed conversation about all things related to hot drinks.

Do you have a particular habit or ritual associated with tea and coffee?

Some of the questions we’d love to discuss with you over a brew on a Monday morning:

What are your favourite mugs and cups?
How do you make your tea and coffee?
Do you have a particular habit or ritual associated with tea and coffee?
What kind of mugs, cups, teapots, coffee pots do you love and why?
Do you have particular cultural connections with tea and coffee?

We will be showing objects related to tea and coffee drinking from the gallery’s online collection and we would love you to bring your favourite mug with you to the session and share your stories.

This session usually runs in the gallery and is connected with the current exhibition Trading Station.

Want to join in?

Please book your place in the next Stories we Share session on Eventbrite 2 November

We will be using Zoom to bring people together.

You can access Zoom though a laptop, tablet or smart phone, just something that has a camera and mic.

You don’t need to create an account to access the session.

 

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Stories we Share online 19 October

We all have stories to tell about our relationship to tea and coffee. Join a team of staff and gallery volunteers for a relaxed conversation about all things related to hot drinks.

Do you have a particular habit or ritual associated with tea and coffee?

Some of the questions we’d love to discuss with you over a brew on a Monday morning:

What are your favourite mugs and cups?
How do you make your tea and coffee?
Do you have a particular habit or ritual associated with tea and coffee?
What kind of mugs, cups, teapots, coffee pots do you love and why?
Do you have particular cultural connections with tea and coffee?

We will be showing objects related to tea and coffee drinking from the gallery’s online collection and we would love you to bring your favourite mug with you to the session and share your stories.

This session usually runs in the gallery and is connected with the current exhibition Trading Station.

Want to join in?

Please book your place in the next Stories we Share session on Eventbrite 19 October

We will be using Zoom to bring people together.

You can access Zoom though a laptop, tablet or smart phone, just something that has a camera and mic.

You don’t need to create an account to access the session.

 

Screengrab of a Zoom session

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Stories we Share online 16 November

We all have stories to tell about our relationship to tea and coffee. Join a team of staff and gallery volunteers for a relaxed conversation about all things related to hot drinks.

Do you have a particular habit or ritual associated with tea and coffee?

Some of the questions we’d love to discuss with you over a brew on a Monday morning:

What are your favourite mugs and cups?
How do you make your tea and coffee?
Do you have a particular habit or ritual associated with tea and coffee?
What kind of mugs, cups, teapots, coffee pots do you love and why?
Do you have particular cultural connections with tea and coffee?

We will be showing objects related to tea and coffee drinking from the gallery’s online collection and we would love you to bring your favourite mug with you to the session and share your stories.

This session usually runs in the gallery and is connected with the current exhibition Trading Station.

Want to join in?

Please book your place in the next Stories we Share session on Eventbrite 16 November

We will be using Zoom to bring people together.

You can access Zoom though a laptop, tablet or smart phone, just something that has a camera and mic.

You don’t need to create an account to access the session.

 

Screengrab of a Zoom session

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Stories we Share online 30 November

We all have stories to tell about our relationship to tea and coffee. Join a team of staff and gallery volunteers for a relaxed conversation about all things related to hot drinks.

Do you have a particular habit or ritual associated with tea and coffee?

Some of the questions we’d love to discuss with you over a brew on a Monday morning:

What are your favourite mugs and cups?
How do you make your tea and coffee?
Do you have a particular habit or ritual associated with tea and coffee?
What kind of mugs, cups, teapots, coffee pots do you love and why?
Do you have particular cultural connections with tea and coffee?

We will be showing objects related to tea and coffee drinking from the gallery’s online collection and we would love you to bring your favourite mug with you to the session and share your stories.

This session usually runs in the gallery and is connected with the current exhibition Trading Station.

Want to join in?

Please book your place in the next Stories we Share session on Eventbrite 30 November

We will be using Zoom to bring people together.

You can access Zoom though a laptop, tablet or smart phone, just something that has a camera and mic.

You don’t need to create an account to access the session.

 

Screengrab of a Zoom session

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Stories we Share online 5 October

We all have stories to tell about our relationship to tea and coffee. Join a team of staff and gallery volunteers for a relaxed conversation about all things related to hot drinks.

Do you have a particular habit or ritual associated with tea and coffee?

Some of the questions we’d love to discuss with you over a brew on a Monday morning:

What are your favourite mugs and cups?
How do you make your tea and coffee?
Do you have a particular habit or ritual associated with tea and coffee?
What kind of mugs, cups, teapots, coffee pots do you love and why?
Do you have particular cultural connections with tea and coffee?

We will be showing objects related to tea and coffee drinking from the gallery’s online collection and we would love you to bring your favourite mug with you to the session and share your stories.

This session usually runs in the gallery and is connected with the current exhibition Trading Station.

Want to join in?

Please book your place in the next Stories we Share session on Eventbrite 5 October

We will be using Zoom to bring people together.

You can access Zoom though a laptop, tablet or smart phone, just something that has a camera and mic.

You don’t need to create an account to access the session.

 

Screengrab of a Zoom session

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Stories we Share online 14 December

We all have stories to tell about our relationship to tea and coffee. Join a team of staff and gallery volunteers for a relaxed conversation about all things related to hot drinks.

Do you have a particular habit or ritual associated with tea and coffee?

Some of the questions we’d love to discuss with you over a brew on a Monday morning:

What are your favourite mugs and cups?
How do you make your tea and coffee?
Do you have a particular habit or ritual associated with tea and coffee?
What kind of mugs, cups, teapots, coffee pots do you love and why?
Do you have particular cultural connections with tea and coffee?

We will be showing objects related to tea and coffee drinking from the gallery’s online collection and we would love you to bring your favourite mug with you to the session and share your stories.

This session usually runs in the gallery and is connected with the current exhibition Trading Station.

Want to join in?

Please book your place in the next Stories we Share session on Eventbrite 14 December

We will be using Zoom to bring people together.

You can access Zoom though a laptop, tablet or smart phone, just something that has a camera and mic.

You don’t need to create an account to access the session.

 

Screengrab of a Zoom session

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Stories we Share online 7 September : Coffee Shop Culture

We all have stories to tell about our relationship to tea and coffee. Join a team of staff and gallery volunteers for a relaxed conversation about all things related to hot drinks.

Do you have a particular habit or ritual associated with tea and coffee?

This session will focus on the culture of coffee shops in the past and now. We will be talking about big chains and independent coffee shops.

We will be showing objects related to tea and coffee drinking from the gallery’s online collection and we would love you to bring your thoughts about coffee shops and any objects you have related to this.

This session usually runs in the gallery and is connected with the current exhibition Trading Station.

Want to join in?

Please book your place in the next Stories we Share session on Eventbrite 7 Sept

We will be using Zoom to bring people together.

You can access Zoom though a laptop, tablet or smart phone, just something that has a camera and mic.

You don’t need to create an account to access the session.

 

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Stories we Share online 17 August: Fair Trade

We all have stories to tell about our relationship to tea and coffee. Join a team of staff and gallery volunteers for a relaxed conversation about all things related to hot drinks.

Do you have a particular habit or ritual associated with tea and coffee?

In this conversation, we will be talking about what it means for farmers to be paid a fair price and how this impacts on the tea, coffee, sugar and hot chocolate we consume.

We will be showing objects related to tea, coffee and trade from the gallery’s online collection and we would love you to bring an item which relates in some way to trade and fair pay.  It could be a product, an article, a book, a vessel or something else.

This session usually runs in the gallery and is connected with the current exhibition Trading Station.

Want to join in?

Please book your place in the next Stories we Share session on Eventbrite 17 August

We will be using Zoom to bring people together.

You can access Zoom though a laptop, tablet or smart phone, just something that has a camera and mic.

You don’t need to create an account to access the session.

 

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Stories we Share online 3 August : Tea and colonialism

We all have stories to tell about our relationship to tea and coffee. Join a team of staff and gallery volunteers for a relaxed conversation about all things related to hot drinks.

This session we will be talking about tea and coffee drinking in relation to colonialism and empire.  Thinking about the tea drinking in the later part of the 19th century and the first half of the 20th century.

Please bring along any tea and coffee objects and thoughts about this to the session.

We will also be thinking about images in the Manchester Art Gallery produced by the Empire Marketing Board

This session usually runs in the gallery and is connected with the current exhibition Trading Station.

Want to join in?

Please book your place in the next Stories we Share session on Eventbrite 3 August

We will be using Zoom to bring people together.

You can access Zoom though a laptop, tablet or smart phone, just something that has a camera and mic.

You don’t need to create an account to access the session.

 

Screengrab of a Zoom session

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Stories we Share online 21 September

We all have stories to tell about our relationship to tea and coffee. Join a team of staff and gallery volunteers for a relaxed conversation about all things related to hot drinks.

Do you have a particular habit or ritual associated with tea and coffee?

Some of the questions we’d love to discuss with you over a brew on a Monday morning:

What are your favourite mugs and cups?
How do you make your tea and coffee?
Do you have a particular habit or ritual associated with tea and coffee?
What kind of mugs, cups, teapots, coffee pots do you love and why?
Do you have particular cultural connections with tea and coffee?

We will be showing objects related to tea and coffee drinking from the gallery’s online collection and we would love you to bring your favourite mug with you to the session and share your stories.

This session usually runs in the gallery and is connected with the current exhibition Trading Station.

Want to join in?

Please book your place in the next Stories we Share session on Eventbrite 21 Sept

We will be using Zoom to bring people together.

You can access Zoom though a laptop, tablet or smart phone, just something that has a camera and mic.

You don’t need to create an account to access the session.

 

Screengrab of a Zoom session