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Aftermath: 100 years of creativity from conflict

7 February - 29 June 2014

How remarkable is it that, throughout our shared history, some people have been inspired to answer the worst examples of man’s inhumanity with acts of compassion and creativity? Aftermath…

Bus Stop Stories

20 February - 22 June 2014

At the start of 2013, John Shinnick, a Manchester photographer, set out to document the people using a local, city centre bus stop; a quiet stop were people rarely alight. The people…

Fragmentary Ancestors: Figurines from Koma Land, Ghana

25 October 2013 - 4 May 2014

This exhibition at Manchester Museum is the first ever officially approved showing of clay figurines made by a previously little understood people in Koma Land in Ghana in West Africa.…

From the War of Nature

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,…

The Space Between: exhibition of artworks by Anthony McCarthy

27 February - 3 August 2014

The concept for the exhibition began as artist, Anthony McCarthy, walked along Chapel Street in Salford heading towards Manchester and The John Rylands Library. Armed with pencil,…

Whitworth Park: Pleasure, Play and Politics

24 May - 5 October 2014

This exhibition will examine and explore 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…