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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.
Public Institutions

Public Institutions


Pop-up galleries from well-known public institutions selling affordable editions from world famous artists.

Art Live

Art Live


Free workshops for adults and children plus the chance to see successful artists painting live.

Print Workshops

Print Workshops


Visitors can watch and join in printmaking in a fully working studio courtesy of Hot Bed Press.

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

Food & Drink

Food & Drink


An exciting operator, who has provided food, drink and hospitality at some of the country's best high-end festivals including Festival No.6 and Kendal Calling, will provide an interesting range of hot & cold food, snacks and drinks.

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 Plus

Own Art & Own Art Plus

Spread the cost of work from £100 to £2,500 over 10 months from Own Art member galleries. Spread the cost of artwork from any stand, priced between £2,500 and £10,000, over ten months with an interest-free loan from Own Art Plus. Find out more

Supported by

Manchester Art Gallery

Manchester Evening News

Own Art Plus

Leopold Eaton Fine Art Transport

Manchester City Council