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What's On

Talks, events, demonstrations and specialist services, and for the first time the Buy Art Fair Fringe will see affiliated events and initiatives spilling out across the whole city.
Art Talk

Art Talk


Enjoy a programme of talks with highlights including virtual reality art, in conversation with Pavel Büchler, Farrow & Ball decorating masterclasses, the return of the Fair Cities Conference and a private screening of the film Posthumous Warhol. Find out more

Drawing Classes For Adults

Drawing Classes For Adults


Enjoy free art courses with Brian Raymond including 'A Contemporary Approach To Still Life Drawing', 'Re-interpreted Still Life Drawing' and 'Draw for Wellbeing' at 11:00, 13:00 and 15:00 on Saturday and Sunday. Find out more

Print Workshops

Print Workshops


Print demonstrations with Hot Bed Press illustrating some of the methods used to make original limited edition prints in a fully functional screenprint workshop.

Ask the Framer

Ask the Framer


Expert, bespoke face to face framing advice from Hetherington Framers. This local and family run firm offer a bespoke service creating tradition and contemporary style frames. Find out more

Art Transportation

Art Transportation


Leopold Eaton can move a single piece of Art to whole collections across the UK. Find out more

Art Café

Art Café


Relax in the Art Café with a wide range of drinks, snacks and lunches available. Enjoy a glass of wine while you decide which piece of art to take home!

The Manchester Contemporary

The Manchester Contemporary

With galleries hailing from across the UK and internationally, The Manchester Contemporary encourages and de-mystifies engagement with contemporary art, creating a fresh and engaging journey of discovery for all that choose to join it.

Own Art

Own Art

 

Own Art partners with galleries and art fairs to offer interest-free finance on the purchase of contemporary art and craft. You can use Own Art to buy any eligible art and craft at Buy Art Fair, priced between £100 and £25,000. You simply pay back the price of the artwork in 10 monthly instalments, totally interest free. Find out more

Cass Art Kids Area

Cass Art Kids Area

 

Drop in and join the fun, creative activities designed to inspire and ignite children’s imaginations, run by experienced staff. Create spooky Halloween collages, decorate your very own bat bunting and experiment with mark making drawing techniques accompanied by a range of exciting materials. Find out more

Supported by

U+I

Jack Arts

Manchester Evening News

Principal Manchester

Leopold Eaton Fine Art Transport

Manchester City Council

Manchester School of Art

Cheadle Hulme School

Landmark Investments Group

5plus architects

Artisan

Farrow & Ball

J W Lees

Cass Art

Own Art