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From Scripts to Spell Books: Reflecting on my Experience in ‘Curating Culture’

‘Curating Culture’ is a module available to undergraduates at the University of Manchester via the University College of Interdisciplinary Learning (UCIL).  It is taught by the University of Manchester Library Special Collections in conjunction with the Whitworth Art Gallery and Manchester Museum.  902 more words

Academic Engagement

The Whitworth Art Gallery

I visited the Whitworth Art Gallery on Oxford Road in Manchester.

I was strongly impressed by some artworks which are exhibiting at the moment. Especially, … 268 more words


On Vertigo Sea (audience perspectives)

A blog post Nikita Gell
MA Art Gallery and Museum Studies

‘How do you say things that binds slavery in a vocabulary that respects and activates different registers?’. 963 more words

Centre For Museology

Exhibition: Lucienne Day – A Sense of Growth

Exhibition dates: 14 April – 16 July 2017

Best known for her textiles, Lucienne Day (1917–2010) is recognised as a virtuoso pattern designer and colourist. Lucienne Day was also an enthusiastic gardener, and plant forms inspired many of her textile designs. 94 more words


Regarding Warhol at The Whitworth Art Gallery.

If there is one artist who had subsumed the various aesthetics and styles of the the Modernist & Post-Modernist artists, and brought it to it’s qualitative apotheosis (at least what I think) then that artist is Andy Warhol and his oeuvre, pop-art. 622 more words

Exhibition: Barbara Brown

Exhibition dates: 17 March – December 2017

Barbara Brown was the golden girl of Heal’s Fabrics in the 1960s and early 1970s. Talent-spotted as a student, her designs for furnishing fabrics are some of the most striking and unusual ever produced in the twentieth century and won awards from the Council of Industrial Design. 26 more words


The best Manchester art exhibitions this season

During the summer the best places to go to immerse yourself in culture is an exhibition hall and in Manchester you are never too far away from one. 583 more words