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17 July - 21 December 2014
The Middle Ages are commonly seen as a time of widespread ignorance and prejudice, but diversity and multiculturalism are not modern inventions. Perhaps surprisingly, examples can be…
11 August 2014 - 9 January 2015
Each of the mirrors in this body of work is dedicated to a literary heroine, provoking reflections of the feminine on several, potentially fragmented, levels. The statements etched…
11 April - 31 August 2014
Manchester Museum new exhibition. Boxing hares, burrowing parasites, baby birds and prowling wolves are just some of the characters appearing in this story of predation, competition,…
25 July - 14 December 2014
In celebration of writer Norman Nicholson’s centenary, this display draws on the Library’s extensive archive to tell stories of his life and work. Born in Cumbria, Nicholson drew inspiration…
11:00 21 July - 16:00 29 August 2014
Mon 21 Jul - Fri 29 August 2014 11am-4pm Travel the world this summer without leaving Manchester! Go back in time and across the globe. Bring the family and set some Manchester Museum World Records of your own.
8 May - 26 October 2014
Imprinting the Imagination delves into the world of the sixteenth-century printed image. This small but captivating show, including works by artists such as Hans Burgkmair, Albrecht…
18 August - 17 September 2014
Undocumented migrants in the UK are currently the subject of tough government rhetoric and abrasive action, accompanied by a pernicious media debate. Faced by an ongoing and aggressive…
2 September 2013 - 25 October 2014
The Whitworth reopens Autumn 2014. The gallery has now closed in order to carry out major development work, transforming the Gallery into a new 21st century Gallery in the Park, extending…
24 May - 5 October 2014
This exhibition examines and explores how the role of Manchester’s Whitworth Park has changed over time. The displays are the result of a local archaeology project and the myriad of…
14:00 7 June - 14:00 4 October 2014
On Saturdays: 6 September & 4 October, 2 – 3pm *Tours start at The Anchor, 508 Moss Lane East. • Which historic areas of the building are being restored to their former Edwardian…
12:15 5 June - 13:00 2 October 2014
On Thursdays: 21 August, 4 September & 2 October, 12.15 – 1pm *Tours start at The Anchor, 508 Moss Lane East. • Which historic areas of the building are being restored to their…
11:00 21 July - 16:00 31 August 2014
Come and get crafty at Manchester Museum this summer. Make junk model creations inspired by the collections 11am-4pm Drop in, free Mon 21 Jul– Sun 3 Aug Archaeology (& Ancient Worlds)…
14:00 - 15:00 24 August 2014
Our collections include some surprising insights into LGBT history. Join us to see intriguing examples from our collections.
13:00 - 16:00 27 August 2014
Thurs 21 Aug & Wed 27 Aug: 1-4pm. Join in and help to create an installation of paper origami animals.
09:30 27 - 17:00 29 August 2014
THIS COURSE IS NOW FULL This course provides a general introduction to analysing data using statistical models. Over three days, participants are guided through the process of defining…
13:00 - 16:00 28 August 2014
An afternoon of monster themed fun. Come in beastly fancy dress for creative activities and a thrilling story trail. Grumbold our library dragon is looking forward to meeting you!
14:00 - 15:00 28 August 2014
Our Curator of Earth Sciences, David Gelsthorpe, will be in the Collections Study Centre once a month to answer your questions and identify your rocks and fossils.
15:00 - 16:00 29 August 2014
Ever wondered where some of the Library doors and staircases lead to? Then this is the tour for you!
15:00 - 15:30 29 August 2014
Your chance to learn about this fascinating building and some of its history. Just turn up! Please note that we cannot accept large groups on this tour. If your group would like…
10:30 - 12:30 29 August 2014
Story making and activity sessions. For toddlers up to 5yrs and their families/carers (Young babies welcome with older siblings) Book on 0161 275 2648 (from a week before), free, under…
14:00 - 16:00 30 August 2014
Manchester is the city of the bees. Join our short walk around the nearby streets to find out more. Bees are industrious pollinators living in a strict social and working hierarchy.…
1 September 2014
To be held in September 2014. More information to be available shortly at http://urban-energy.org
10:30 - 13:45 2 September 2014
10.30-11.15am, 11.30am-12.15pm & 1-1.45pm. Sensory play and interactive story sessions for babies who aren't walking yet. Every other Tuesday (except half term school holidays when…
13:00 - 14:30 2 September 2014
1–2.30pm. Free English conversation classes using the Museum’s collection as inspiration for discussion.
3 September 2014
The Manchester Access Programme (MAP) is a structured scheme for local post-16 students who meet specific academic and background criteria. The aim of the programme is to support entry…