Manchester artist reveals how lifelong passion eventually became her successful

A full-time artist who teaches others how to make a career out of their work has revealed her story of leaving two six-figure businesses...

‘Being Benedict Phillips or How To Be Dyslexic’ comes to Gallery Oldham

An exhibition by an artist whose work is already on permanent display in the borough is set to land at Gallery Oldham. ‘Being Benedict Phillips...

20,000 political books used in replica of Big Ben to adorn Piccadilly Gardens during...

A 42-metre replica of Big Ben made from 20,000 political books created for this year’s Manchester International Festival will include controversial and influential literature...

Volunteer transcribers needed for Humphry Davy’s Notebooks

Members of the public are being asked to help transcribe notebooks by the early nineteenth century’s “foremost man of science” Sir Humphry Davy, as...

New exhibition by Manchester Open award winner Karol Kochanowski

A new exhibition by Karol Kochanowski, one of the winners of the inaugural Manchester Open Exhibition Awards in 2020, will open at HOME on...

Cerys Matthews curates Catch a Fire, a day of music and poetry at Homeground

Poet Slash Artist is an exhibition of poets who interact with visual arts and visual artists who connect through poetry, co-curated by Hans Ulrich Obrist...

Festival of Research at Salford University

There’s something for everyone at the University of Salford’s Festival of Research - from inspirational talks from comedy legend, bestselling author and mental health campaigner Ruby...

Maria Nepomuceno at the Portico Library

Maria Nepomuceno’s spectacular sculptures combine fluid, organic forms with vivid colours and traditional rope-weaving and straw-braiding techniques. They will be shown alongside natural history books...

Manchester United Foundation and Manchester International Festival to partner in celebration of young talent

Secondary schools from across Greater Manchester are taking part in a talent showcase as part of Manchester International Festival (1-18 July) in a new...

Manchester School of Art launches end-of-year digital exhibition

Manchester School of Art at Manchester Metropolitan University today launches ‘All Eyes On You’, a vast digital exhibition celebrating the work and achievements of...