After Hours

At Whitworth Art Gallery.

Late openings, seeing the gallery host live music, art, performance and discussion responding to our exhibitions and spaces. Featuring exciting live musicians exploring West African connections programmed by Band on the Wall. Saturday 18 August will also see interventions by exciting new Salford organization Biospheric Foundation, E6 Lab and 5 North Architects. http://www.biosphericfoundation.com/we-face-forward

Saturdays 30 June, 18 August, 7.30pm –10.30pm. Free

Meshac Gaba, Ensemble

Art Social

At Whitworth Art Gallery.

Workshop

Artist led, drop in workshops exploring the diverse themes and practices covered within the exhibition. A perfect place to get creative, share ideas and learn new skills with like-minded individuals.

Saturdays 14 July, 4 August, 8 September, 1pm -3pm. Free

Meshac Gaba, Ensemble

Art Social

At Whitworth Art Gallery.

Workshop

Artist led, drop in workshops exploring the diverse themes and practices covered within the exhibition. A perfect place to get creative, share ideas and learn new skills with like-minded individuals.

Saturdays 14 July, 4 August, 8 September, 1pm -3pm. Free

Meshac Gaba, Ensemble

Art Social

At Whitworth Art Gallery.

Workshop

Artist led, drop in workshops exploring the diverse themes and practices covered within the exhibition. A perfect place to get creative, share ideas and learn new skills with like-minded individuals.

Saturdays 14 July, 4 August, 8 September, 1pm -3pm. Free

Meshac Gaba, Ensemble

Crafternoon Tea

At Whitworth Art Gallery.

Workshop

Social art and craft workshop. Enjoy a cuppa whilst trying your hand at some new, unusual techniques in a fun and friendly atmosphere. In this series we look at up cycling, responding to our exhibition Building on Things: images of ruin and construction.

Third Saturday and Wednesday of the month, 1pm – 3pm. £5
Wednesdays, 20th June, 18th July, 15th August,
Saturdays, 16th June, 21st July, 18th August, 15th September

Booking

Booking essential, call 0161 275 7450

Meshac Gaba, Ensemble

Crafternoon Tea

At Whitworth Art Gallery.

Workshop

Social art and craft workshop. Enjoy a cuppa whilst trying your hand at some new, unusual techniques in a fun and friendly atmosphere. In this series we look at up cycling, responding to our exhibition Building on Things: images of ruin and construction.

Third Saturday and Wednesday of the month, 1pm – 3pm. £5
Wednesdays, 20th June, 18th July, 15th August,
Saturdays, 16th June, 21st July, 18th August, 15th September

Booking

Booking essential, call 0161 275 7450

Meshac Gaba, Ensemble

Crafternoon Tea

At Whitworth Art Gallery.

Workshop

Social art and craft workshop. Enjoy a cuppa whilst trying your hand at some new, unusual techniques in a fun and friendly atmosphere. In this series we look at up cycling, responding to our exhibition Building on Things: images of ruin and construction.

Third Saturday and Wednesday of the month, 1pm – 3pm. £5
Wednesdays, 20th June, 18th July, 15th August,
Saturdays, 16th June, 21st July, 18th August, 15th September

Booking

Booking essential, call 0161 275 7450

Meshac Gaba, Ensemble

Crafternoon Tea

At Whitworth Art Gallery.

Workshop

Social art and craft workshop. Enjoy a cuppa whilst trying your hand at some new, unusual techniques in a fun and friendly atmosphere. In this series we look at up cycling, responding to our exhibition Building on Things: images of ruin and construction.

Third Saturday and Wednesday of the month, 1pm – 3pm. £5
Wednesdays, 20th June, 18th July, 15th August,
Saturdays, 16th June, 21st July, 18th August, 15th September

Booking

Booking essential, call 0161 275 7450

Meshac Gaba, Ensemble

Crafternoon Tea

At Whitworth Art Gallery.

Workshop

Social art and craft workshop. Enjoy a cuppa whilst trying your hand at some new, unusual techniques in a fun and friendly atmosphere. In this series we look at up cycling, responding to our exhibition Building on Things: images of ruin and construction.

Third Saturday and Wednesday of the month, 1pm – 3pm. £5
Wednesdays, 20th June, 18th July, 15th August,
Saturdays, 16th June, 21st July, 18th August, 15th September

Booking

Booking essential, call 0161 275 7450

Meshac Gaba, Ensemble

Crafternoon Tea

At Whitworth Art Gallery.

Workshop

Social art and craft workshop. Enjoy a cuppa whilst trying your hand at some new, unusual techniques in a fun and friendly atmosphere. In this series we look at up cycling, responding to our exhibition Building on Things: images of ruin and construction.

Third Saturday and Wednesday of the month, 1pm – 3pm. £5
Wednesdays, 20th June, 18th July, 15th August,
Saturdays, 16th June, 21st July, 18th August, 15th September

Booking

Booking essential, call 0161 275 7450

Meshac Gaba, Ensemble

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Martin Barlow, curator of the exhibition Moving Into Space at the National Football Museum talks about the exhibition.

Barthélémy Toguo, Lucy Azubuike and Nnenna Okore, three of the exhibited artists, talk about their work and their interest in using materials which reflect the lifestyle and experience of the people of West Africa.

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Reviews

Street life, dazzling dress, social commentary and a riot of sensuous colour interweave in a rich assembly of West African art, writes Charles Gore in the Times Higher Education

Nine countries show off their talent as five city venues link up for a summer celebration. Helen Nugent in the Guardian