Tag: art

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Art for the environment: Worsley mixed-media artist on how she’s playing her part

Climate change has become a major issue for many artists, and reducing their carbon footprint is on the agenda. Worsley […]

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“You forget your worries, it’s just like meditation” – A Salford artist on lockdown and future exhibitions

Following the temporary closure of The Lowry’s ‘Days Like These ‘ exhibitions, Philip Westcott, 69, reminisces on the inspiration behind […]

Holly Ramsay. Credit: The Neighbourhood Threat. https://www.theneighbourhoodthreat.co.uk/about?pgid=kdcuazww-c9f47cba-c960-40a2-b9f3-155258af3bd8

“I couldn’t do any markets, where I made my money” – Salford designer on how lockdown affected her business

Many small businesses in Salford that rely on markets to sell merchandise have had to adapt to the ever-changing climate […]

QUBEK's mural, located behind the Islington Mill. Credit: https://www.instagram.com/qubekmanchester/

An Interview with Greater Manchester’s Banksy “QUBEK”

QUBEK’s mural, located behind the Islington Mill. Credit: https://www.instagram.com/qubekmanchester/ People have been noticing a new mural in Salford, one of […]

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Salford Museum Open Exhibition postponed as coronavirus lockdown forces closure

The Open Exhibition at Salford Museum has been postponed as the museum closes its doors due to the second national […]

“Art gives us purpose and aids our wellbeing” – Covid-19 Zoom art classes aim to turn lockdown into a colourful experience

“Art gives us purpose and aids our wellbeing” – Covid-19 Zoom art classes aim to turn lockdown into a colourful experience

Covid-19 Zoom art classes are turning lockdown into a colourful experience with new skills and challenges to be discovered. Hannah […]

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“It’s ingrained in us isn’t it?”: Philip Westcott on the Days Like These Exhibition

One of the defining traits of Salford’s captivating history has been its relationship with art. From L.S Lowry to Harold […]

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The Lowry Galleries set to re-open, showcasing ‘LS Lowry: The Art & The Artist’

Image credit: The Lowry Flickr. Licensed for re-use under CC BY-NC-SA 2.0 (no changes made) The Galleries at The Lowry […]

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“We have had an absolute blast doing this fundraiser” – artistic fundraiser raises more than £3,000 for Salford animal charity

RSPCA Manchester and Salford fundraiser, Badly Drawn Pawtraits, has raised more than £3,000 for the animal centre. The fundraiser has […]