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18:00
  1. Art Talk
    30 mins
    Virtual Reality and Augmented Reality (VR and AR) are a new creative technology platform that enable artists to create unique audience experiences - VR Arts founder Mark Ashmore FRSA will be giving an ...
19:00
  1. Hot Bed Press, Stand 330
    45 mins
    Meet the artists as they create relief prints. Sitting alongside the Hot Bed Press stand there will be artists in action creating new work in the working print studio and answering questions on how al ...
19:30
  1. Art Talk
    30 mins
    A Bison-Oilman (ancient and modern capital) will be summoned.
10:00
  1. Art Cafe
    480 mins
    Here at Cass Art we are on a mission to fill every city, town and village with artists and we are thrilled to be bringing a host of creative activities to the Manchester Buy Art Fair. Drop in and join ...
11:00
  1. Drawing Classes - Stand 800
    60 mins
    This informative taster workshop will inspire you to pick up the humble oil pastel and discover its exciting possibilities.  You will learn a range of simple yet effective techniques to start you on y ...
  2. Art Talk
    60 mins
    Pavel Büchler in conversation with Poppy Bowers, exhibitions curator at The Whitworth and artist Simeon Barclay.
12:00
  1. Art Talk
    30 mins
    Virtual Reality and Augmented Reality (VR and AR) are a new creative technology platform that enable artists to create unique audience experiences - VR Arts founder Mark Ashmore FRSA will be giving an ...
  2. The Manchester Contemporary
    30 mins
    Meet fellow art lovers for a free glass of wine and a guided tour of The Manchester Contemporary hosted by curators from Manchester Art Gallery.
13:00
  1. Hot Bed Press, Stand 330
    45 mins
    Come and see images and text printed in two colours directly onto fabric. The joy of this is that with pre-exposed screens or simple stencils you will see how it is practical to screenprint at home. P ...
  2. Drawing Classes - Stand 800
    60 mins
    Join in a sociable and playful technique to help re-vitalise your drawing and painting.  This method of looking at an ordinary still life will add a new layer of intrigue and interest to your work, wh ...
14:00
  1. Art Talk
    90 mins
    Join us for a presentation from Paul Hobson, Director of Modern Art Oxford and a Q&A chaired by Paulette Terry Brien, Co-Director of The International 3, Salford, that will explore and examine the motivations for and impact of public, private and corporate collecting.
  2. The Manchester Contemporary
    30 mins
    Meet fellow art lovers for a free glass of wine and a guided tour of The Manchester Contemporary hosted by curators from Manchester Art Gallery.
15:00
  1. Hot Bed Press, Stand 330
    45 mins
    See first-hand the creation of art posters that mix photo-screen with advanced stenciling using special Frisk film. The results are a merging of photographic imagery with intricate and delicate design ...
  2. Drawing Classes - Stand 800
    60 mins
    Learn how to shade and tone with pen and pencil by designing your own Doodle-patterns.  This relaxing and inspiring taster workshop will teach you step by step how to create stunning designs and use s ...
16:00
  1. Art Talk
    60 mins
    In 2010 Paul Stephenson purchased some of Andy Warhol's original acetates; the negatives Andy used to make his paintings. Realising the central importance of these acetates in Warhol's process has tak ...
  2. The Manchester Contemporary
    30 mins
    Meet fellow art lovers for a free glass of wine and a guided tour of The Manchester Contemporary hosted by curators from Manchester Art Gallery.
10:00
  1. Art Cafe
    420 mins
    Here at Cass Art we are on a mission to fill every city, town and village with artists and we are thrilled to be bringing a host of creative activities to the Manchester Buy Art Fair. Drop in and join ...
11:00
  1. Drawing Classes - Stand 800
    60 mins
    This informative taster workshop will inspire you to pick up the humble oil pastel and discover its exciting possibilities.  You will learn a range of simple yet effective techniques to start you on y ...
  2. Art Talk
    45 mins
    How to Decorate: The Masterclass is an inspiring talk on transforming your home with paint and paper hosted by Colour Consultant, Kate Osborne. Discover how to use Farrow & Ball to create a subtle sch ...
12:00
  1. Art Talk
    30 mins
    Virtual Reality and Augmented Reality (VR and AR) are a new creative technology platform that enable artists to create unique audience experiences - VR Arts founder Mark Ashmore FRSA will be giving an ...
  2. The Manchester Contemporary
    30 mins
    Meet fellow art lovers for a free glass of wine and a guided tour of The Manchester Contemporary hosted by curators from Manchester Art Gallery.
13:00
  1. Hot Bed Press, Stand 330
    45 mins
    Martin Kochany, Hot Bed Press Technician will show how lead type is set and locked up, then printed on an Adana press, going into mass production; each printed card showing the individual character an ...
  2. Drawing Classes - Stand 800
    60 mins
    Join in a sociable and playful technique to help re-vitalise your drawing and painting.  This method of looking at an ordinary still life will add a new layer of intrigue and interest to your work, wh ...
14:00
  1. Art Talk
    45 mins
    How to Decorate: The Masterclass is an inspiring talk on transforming your home with paint and paper hosted by Colour Consultant, Kate Osborne. Discover how to use Farrow & Ball to create a subtle sch ...
  2. The Manchester Contemporary
    30 mins
    Meet fellow art lovers for a free glass of wine and a guided tour of The Manchester Contemporary hosted by curators from Manchester Art Gallery.
15:00
  1. Hot Bed Press, Stand 330
    45 mins
    See large wooden type set and printed on a galley press. Artist/designers such as Alan Kitching have been recognised as pioneers, bringing art & design together playing with text and composition, expe ...
  2. Drawing Classes - Stand 800
    60 mins
    Learn how to shade and tone with pen and pencil by designing your own Doodle-patterns.  This relaxing and inspiring taster workshop will teach you step by step how to create stunning designs and use s ...

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