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Manchester Jewish Museum are thrilled to welcome you to their new building this summer. For their exciting reopening, the museum has joined with Manchester International Festival to deliver a special sound artwork in their stunning synagogue. Also, explore the new museum for a journey through Manchester’s rich Jewish history. With lots to see and do, […]

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This summer the Manchester Museum have a wonderful programme of nature-themed activities on offer. We Are Nature features two new nature-based artworks exploring the beauty of our natural world. The first is Wild Chorus, a beautiful sound recording that you can sit and listen to. Hear the sounds of nature; the birds, the insects and […]

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Take a trip to the People’s History Museum for this family-friendly exhibition featuring a collection of 100 pairs of ceramic feet. Each pair of feet has been decorated with unique patterns from around the world. The designs represent our world and also its different cultures. This exhibition is brought to the Museum by UK-based artist […]

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The National Football Museum’s ‘English Football Hall of Fame’ has always celebrated the great and the good of the game. However, this is the first time the museum has put on a full-scale exhibition dedicated to those who’ve made an outstanding contribution to football. Both on and off the pitch. You’ll find Lily Parr, Bobby […]

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Happening as part of Manchester International Festival, Portrait of Black Britain is a special collection of portraits by artist and activist Cephas Williams. This family-friendly exhibition will be on display in Manchester Arndale and is free to attend. Cephas Williams will create 100 portraits of Black British people, from Manchester and also further afield. The […]

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This striking art exhibition at Manchester Art Gallery features two of Suzanne Lacy’s collections. The exhibitions explore the experiences of women, over the age of 50, in paid and unpaid work. Suzanne Lacy is an American artist. Her work often focuses on social themes, and also the experiences of people who live and work in […]

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A local appreciation of the Duke of Edinburgh’s remarkable life. We remember some of the many times our city has welcomed our ‘Prince of Manchester’.

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More in Common: In Memory of Jo Cox is a new exhibition at the People’s History Museum. The exhibition is inspired by the legacy of the British politician, Jo Cox. The event takes a look at Jo Cox’s life and work. You can find out more about her personal life and also about her work […]

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Trading Station: How hot drinks shape our lives is a fascinating collection of items and paintings at the Manchester Art Gallery. The exhibition explores the history of hot drinks like tea, coffee and hot chocolate.  Find out more about how these drinks came to the UK and influenced our lives. The collection of items spans […]

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Head to The Portico Library this summer to see some wonderful work by celebrated Brazilian artist Maria Nepomuceno. Joyful and brightly coloured, the artwork will welcome people back to the city centre and also into the beautiful Portico Library. Maria Nepomuceno uses a variety of different techniques to create her work. She also uses natural […]