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Philosophy Cafe: Talk
An informal discussion group talking about broad philosophy topics.
May 13, Jun 10, Jul 8, Sep 9, Oct 14, Nov 11, Dec 9, 10.30am-12noon, Aug 28, Oct 23, Nov 27, Jan 22, Feb 26, Mar 26, Apr 23, May 28, 6pm-8pm
A remarkable collection of designer dresses and suits commissioned by the Colour, Design and Style Centre of the Cotton Board, a Manchester-based organisation aiming to promote the use of cotton in fashion and to expand the export trade.
From Jun 19, Mon-Wed, Fri-Sun 10am-5pm, Thu 10am-9pm, closed Dec 24-26, 31, Jan 1, ends Jun 14
Art Bites: Discussion
Join us for this lunchtime discussion about two art works on display.
Jan 7, 14, 21, 28, Feb 4, 11, 18, 24, Mar 4, 11, 18, 25, Apr 1, 8, 15, 12.30pm-1pm
Home, Land And Sea: Art In The Netherlands 1600-1800
More than 50 paintings from the 17th-and-18th-century, Dutch and Flemish collections, featuring works by Pieter de Hooch, Gerard ter Borch, Jacob van Ruisdael, juxtaposed with contemporary artists including Mat Collishaw, Gavin Turk and Rosalind Nashashibi.
Mon-Wed, Fri-Sun 10am-5pm, Thu 10am-9pm, ends May 29
Natural Forces: Romanticism And Nature
Early 19th-century Romantic paintings including works by Turner, Constable, Clarkson Stanfield and William Etty.
Mon-Wed, Fri-Sun 10am-5pm, Thu 10am-9pm, ends Jul 12
Philosophy Cafe: Talk
An informal discussion group which combines art and philosophy.
Mar 10, 10.30am-12noon, Apr 14, May 12, 10.15am-12noon
Eastern Exchanges: East Asian Craft And Design
Ceramics, metalwork, furniture, lacquer, textiles and sculpture from Japan, China and Korea.
From Apr 1, Mon-Wed & Fri-Sun 10am-5pm, Thu 10am-9pm, ends Jun 16
Emily Allchurch: In The Footsteps Of A Master
Photographic works which use complex digital collages to create a dialogue between historical artworks and the present day.
From Apr 2, Mon-Wed & Fri-Sun 10am-5pm, Thu 10am-9pm, ends Jun 7
Japanese Craft And Design: Talk
Ceramicist Yasuko Sakurai and furniture designer Fumio Enomoto discuss their work.
Apr 2, 6.30pm-7.30pm
Mindful Marks: Workshop
Multi-sensory and experimental drawing sessions.
Apr 14, May 12, 12noon-2pm
In The Footsteps Of A Master: Evening Talk With Emily Allchurch
A unique opportunity to hear artist Emily Allchurch talk about her life and work, coinciding with her first major solo show in a UK public gallery.
Apr 16, 7pm-8pm, Apr 17, 10.30am-4.30pm
Thu £4-£8, Fri £65-£90
Talk about and make art.
Apr 16, May 21, 1pm-4pm
free, adv booking required
Take Notice: After Hours
Engaging with art using mindfulness techniques.
Apr 16, May 21, 5.15pm, 6pm
In The Footsteps Of A Master: Workshop And Critique With Emily Allchurch
A day workshop with artist Emily Allchurch, where she will give an in-depth presentation on her life and work, lead a practical task around the use of montage and run a critique and advice session.
Apr 17, 10.30am-4.30pm
£90, concs £75, Redeye member £65
Eastern Exchanges Exhibition Tour With Audio Description
With curator Janet Boston and audio describer Anne Hornsby.
Apr 23, 10.30am-12noon
In Conversation With Simon Reeve: Talk
The TV presenter discusses his travels to the Caribbean.
£8, mems £5, adv booking essential
A great opportunity to knit in a relaxed and sociable atmosphere.
Apr 25, May 30, 2pm-4pm
British Sign Language Interpreted Tour
A themed tour of the collection, with a BSL interpreter.
Japanese Metalwork: Talk
Curator Dr Rosina Buckland and silversmith Wayne Meeten discuss metalworking in the country.
May 21, 6.30pm-7.30pm
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