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National Network Tour: Manchester

The Whitworth Art Gallery, Manchester

18 February 2016

11.00—17.00

The Whitworth Art Gallery
The University of Manchester, Oxford Road
Manchester M15 6 ER,

Free to National Network Members

We will be exploring the dynamic arts ecology of Manchester at an exciting time in its cultural development, visiting contemporary arts spaces across the city.

We will be exploring the dynamic arts ecology of Manchester at an exciting time in its cultural development, visiting contemporary arts spaces across the city.

Programme:

  • 11.45: Meet at the main entrance of the Whitworth Art Gallery, Oxford Road, Manchester M15 6ER.
  • 12.00 – 13.15: Guided Tour with Helen Stalker, Curator Fine Art, Whitworth Art Gallery.
  • 13.15 – 14.15: Lunch at Café in the Trees, Whitworth Art Gallery.
  • 14.30 – 15.30: Islington Mill, James Street, Salford M3 5HW.
  • Artists’ Studio visit with Rachel Goodyear.
  • 15.40 – 16.10: International 3, 142 Chapel Street, Salford, M3 6AF. Visit exhibition INSTITUTION | OUTSTITUTION with gallery director Paulette Terry Brien.
  • 16:15 – 17.00: Visit Manchester Art Gallery, Mosley Street, M2 3JL and exhibitions Pat Flynn: Half-life of a Miracle and Imitation Game, led by curators Natasha Howes and Fiona Corridan.
  • 17:00 – 17:45: Castlefield Art Gallery, 2 Hewitt Street, M15 4GB. Travel by minibus to Castlefield Art Gallery. Introduction to the gallery and the opportunity to further explore the space or go for a coffee break before taking a minibus to Rogue Studios.
  • 17:45: Rogue Artists’ Studios. 72 Chapeltown Street, M1 2WH. Studio visits with Magnus Quaife and Jo McGonigal. Return to Manchester Piccadilly Station (a short walk from Rogue Studios).

This will be an occasion to network with colleagues in Manchester and hear more about this period of rapid change. To book your place please email jacoba@contemporaryartsociety.org

To apply and download the Contemporary Art Society Travel Bursary Form (pdf) click here.

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