Artists’ tour and talk,
Saturday 1 February, 1 – 2pm
Join artists Michael Beard, Frances Disley, Harry Meadley and Lesley Thompson, for a unique insight into the experimentation, research and process behind their new exhibition Thumbs Up.
They will be joined by members of the Castlefield Gallery and Venture Arts teams to give a tour of the display to share how working alongside each other, over an extended project development period, has helped them to find meeting points between their interests and shaped the work presented in the exhibition.
Admission: Free, please register for eventbrite tickets. The tour will be relaxed and seating will be provided.
Saturday 1 February, 2.30 – 4pm
Join Frances Disley, Harry Meadley with University of Salford academics: Dr Catherine Thompson, Lecturer in Cognitive Psychology, Michael Lomas, Lecturer in Environmental Psychology and Professor Philip James, Professor of Ecology, who have provided consultancy and advice for the Thumbs Up exhibition.
This discussion will offer a unique insight into the experimentation, research and process behind the new exhibition Thumbs Up, in consideration of the insight and expertise they have drawn on to influence the work they have produced and the methodologies and theories that have shaped the exhibition presentation.
The event will also be captured live, through sketch, by Leslie Thompson who will be documenting the panel session.
Admission: Free, please register for eventbrite tickets. The panel discussion will be relaxed and seating will be provided.
Vinyasa yoga with Fran
To reflect the themes of the exhibition, which include making use of the gallery spaces in new and more flexible ways, there will be two introductory Vinyasa yoga sessions at Castlefield Gallery, led by yoga expert Francesca Giacomozzi, Flow with Fran.
Wednesday 5 February, 12:30pm – 1:15pm (45mins)
£7.06 per person
Saturday 22 February 2020, 12:30pm -1:30pm (1hr)
£7.06 per person
Book a place on either course via Eventbrite.
Venue for all events: Castlefield Gallery, Manchester
Events produced and curated in collaboration with Castlefield Gallery, Venture Arts and University of Salford Art Collection.