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.
If 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?
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Join 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:
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