French Impressionist painting goes on display at the Harris Preston

The Harris Museum, Art Gallery and Library, in partnership with The Courtauld Gallery London, have forged links with workers on the old Courtaulds factory...

New book by Dave Haslam will be a masterful insider account of the Hacienda,...

Manchester writer and former Hacienda DJ Dave Haslam has announced that he will be publishing a book which will be a memoir of his life...

Leonardo work to go on display in Manchester next year

Leonardo Da Vinci's 1510 The Head of a Youth is go go on display at Manchester Art Gallery next year. It will be one of...

China’s terracotta warriors are on display in the North West

For over 2,000 years, an underground army of life-sized terracotta warriors secretly guarded the tomb of China’s First Emperor, Qin Shi Huang, until a...

The Erotic Cloth: Seductive and shocking power of textiles revealed

From the sensory rustle and drape of fabric to defiantly sexual punk clothing, a new book is exploring the erotic power of cloth and...

New Acquisition for Oldham’s Gallery

Gallery Oldham has added a new painting ‘Damilola’ by Oldham-based artist Titus Agbara to its extensive collection with support from Art Fund. Curators at Gallery...

Salford artist shortlisted for £15,000 national art prize

An artist from Salford has been shortlisted for this year’s prestigious Lynn Painter-Stainers Prize, the UK’s leading competition for British contemporary representational painting and drawing. Keith...

Nefertiti was no pharaoh, says renowned Manchester Egyptologist

Contrary to popular opinion, one of the most famous women in ancient history did not rule Egypt, according to a new book. Dr Joyce Tyldesley, an Egyptologist...

Sigrid revealed as the winner of BBC Music Sound Of 2018 as two Manchester...

Norwegian pop singer Sigrid has been named 2018’s winner of the coveted BBC Music Sound Of, as chosen by a panel of more than...

Manchester’s Arndale celebrates the City with new murals

Manchester is well-known for its amazing, Instagram-worthy pieces of street art, and now shoppers at Manchester Arndale can snap two new giant murals dedicated to...