Events and Exhibitions

19 April 2018 to 30 June 2018

This spring, one of Manchester’s landmark buildings hosts Hit the North, a major group art exhibition, produced by Hobo Photo.

Venues

Upcoming Events and Exhibitions

Dr Alasdair Foster, Leverhulme Visiting Professor from Melbourne and Ambassador to the Asia-Pacific PhotoForum, is one of the most original, provocative and inspiring thinkers in photography. We are delighted to welcome him to Manchester during a brief visit to the UK for a keynote lecture that sets the scene for the next National Photography Symposium later in 2018 on The Future of Work in Photography.

Past Events and Exhibitions

Manchester, San Francisco, black and white photograph
12 April 2018 to 11 May 2018

Photgrapher Andrew Susich has spent the last five years documenting life in the San Francisco Bay Area and Manchester using a 35mm Leica M6 camera and Illford film.

Opening night - 12th April 2018
Enjoy complimentary cocktails starting at 7pm provided by Absolut.  Framed images for sale as well as prints available to order in a variety of sizes.  Music will be supplied by former Hacienda resident DJ Paulette.

Exhibition opening hours
Monday to Thursday 12pm — 12am 
Friday and Saturday 12pm — 2am 
Sunday 12pm — 11pm

8 May 2018, 18:00 to 19:30

Redeye has partnered with Hobo Photo to bring you an evening of talks on the best of Northern photography. The event is part of the Hit the North exhibition at Manchester Central Library; featuring work from leading Northern photographers across five decades.

Join Rob Hornstra on 28 February 2018 for a one-day intensive workshop for photographers, designers and storytellers who want to learn how to construct and present long-term photography projects.

Hothouse arrives in Manchester for a day-long celebration of photographic talent, with short talks, portfolios, books and coffee. 

Photo: Airport '87 © Shirley Baker
5 October 2017 to 6 January 2018

A poignant look back at Manchester Airport as seen through the lens of acclaimed photographer Shirley Baker, thirty years ago, having spent a day at the airport in 1987 capturing the experiences of passengers using the airport. 

Photo: River of Tea: From Bengal to Britain © Tim Smith
16 September 2017 to 6 January 2018

This exhibition reveals the extraordinary story of how the British love of tea led to Sylhetis first coming to Britain.

Manchester's mayor has committed to end unintentional homelessness and rough sleeping. Join us for an event exploring the role photography, media and the arts, can play in helping achieve this goal.

Millscapes poster
11 November 2017 to 4 December 2017

Millscapes is an exploration of Bailey Mill and Wellington Mill, two Saddleworth landmarks that have now vanished from the landscape. The exhibition is a mix of historic images from the Saddleworth Museum archives and those taken by photographer Andrew Marland in 2007 as the now derelict mills awaited their eventual destruction in the years to come.

18 November 2017, 13:00 to 15:00

Saddleworth Studios © Phil Melia

Join commercial and industrial photographer Phil Melia for a demonstration of off-camera flash photography and a tour around the award-winning Saddleworth Studios

Gallery Oldham
15 July 2017 to 9 September 2017

Explore the history of one of the oldest photographic societies in the UK. See historic images, artefacts, and stories of Oldham from the society’s Victorian members, along with photographs by current members.

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