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MANCHESTER ART GALLERY

Mosley St, Manchester M2 3JL
0161 235 8888

www.manchestergalleries.org

10-5pm 7 days per week. Open til 9pm Thursdays.

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WOMEN SURREALISTS : IMAGING/IMAGINING
Nov 26, 2009 2:00pm talk/event
With Professor Elza Adamowicz.
All lectures are free but places are limited, please book.
Tel: 0161 235 8888
Email: magevents@manchester.gov.uk

NATURAL FORCES : ROMANTICISM AND NATURE
Jul 12, 2014 - Jul 12, 2015
Nature can be both a threat and a consolation. It has the power to destroy as well as to revive and calm. It evokes powerful emotions from fear and terror, to joy and love. This new display of Romantic painting of the early 1800s expresses this dynamic drama of human emotion in relation to nature.

Click to enlargeTHE SENSORY WAR 1914 – 2014
Oct 11, 2014 - Jan 25, 2015
Exploring how artists have communicated the impact of war on the body, mind, environment and human senses between 1914 and 2014.

STANLEY SPENCER : HEAVEN IN A HELL OF WAR
Nov 29, 2014 - Mar 1, 2015
This autumn, Manchester Art Gallery will present Stanley Spencer: Heaven in a Hell of War, an exhibition of work by acclaimed British painter, Stanley Spencer, on loan from the National Trust's Sandham Memorial Chapel. This exhibition will feature a series of large-scale arched canvases and side panels detailing scenes of the artist's own wartime experiences. Working as a soldier within a hospital, his recollections focus on the domestic rather than the combative and evoke everyday experience in which he found spiritual resonance and sustenance.

EASTERN EXCHANGES : EAST ASIAN CRAFT AND DESIGN
Apr 2 - May 31, 2015
See the amazing history and future of East Asian craft and design and its global influence in this exhibition inspired by objects from Manchester Art Gallery’s collection. The show features over 1,500 years of the rich craft heritage of Japan, China and Korea: ceramics, metalwork, furniture, lacquer, textiles and sculpture, with exhibits ranging from magnificent court treasures, to masterpieces by contemporary makers.

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