Cotton: Global Threads – Whitworth Art Gallery Manchester until 13 May

Late winter and spring sees all the ground floor galleries at the Whitworth combining to tell a compelling story about the production, consumption and global trade in cotton. With exhibits ranging in date from the late Middle Ages to the present day, the exhibition takes in Lancashire and South Asia, the Americas and Africa and is the region’s flagship exhibition outcome of the London 2012 Cultural Olympiad programme Stories of the World.

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Satellite Navigation Journey

Satellite NavigationIf you were continually in transit, what would you take with you? Would it be your beloved antique violin or the sleeping bags, an expensive video camera or a rucksack of food, your jewellery box or the first aid kit?

Join artist Susan Walsh for the journey through Preston from Latham Street to Oxheys Mill on Stanhope Street on Sunday 29th April 2012 starting at 12 noon.

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Artist, gallery, studios, exhibition space?

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International Women’s Day – Art Events in Preston

International Women's DayJoin us on International Women’s Day as we take part in a series of events being held throughout Preston, organised and curated by UCLAN’s Professor of Contemporary Art, Lubaina Himid MBE.

The day will consist of an Arts Trail which will start at the University of Central Lancashire:

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John Moores Painting Prize 2012

The John Moores Painting Prize is back. Artists can register now for the chance to win the competition’s £25,000 first prize. The prize is an open submission competition available to all UK based artists working with paint. Previous winners have included David Hockney, Peter Doig and Lisa Milroy, with Keith Coventry joining the illustrious list … Read more

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