Profiles

Visual arts organisations and projects in the North West region.

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Victoria Baths, Manchester

Description: Manchester's Victoria Baths is a disused Edwardian swimming baths, wash house and turkish baths complex that was closed in 1993. Since then hundreds of artists have made use of the building with the support of The Victoria Baths Trust, Arts Council England and The Esme Fairbairn Foundation as the campaign to restore the building continues. Victoria Baths hosts a range of artist led projects including site related installations, performances, film making and research. A lively education prog…

Warsaw Projects

Description: Warsaw Projects was founded in 2003 and is run out of Open Artists Studios in Manchester. Paul Murphy is the Curator. Warsaw Projects was founded in 2003 and is run out of Open Artists Studios in Manchester. Paul Murphy is the Curator. Warsaw Projects was founded in 2003 and is run out of Open Artists Studios in Manchester. Paul Murphy is the Curator.…

Waterside Arts Centre

Description: Waterside Arts Centre was opened in April 2004 by Sarah Miles, wife of Robert Bolt. The first artistic programme was launched in November 2004. The centre contains within it The Robert Bolt Theatre (350 seats), The Lauriston Gallery, The Chambers, The Corridor Gallery, The Gallery Bar and a variety of studios and workshop spaces. The centre also programmes events on the outdoor plaza area. The complex forms part of Sale Waterside, which houses Trafford Council offices, Trafford Direct, Sal…

Wendy J Levy Contemporary Art Gallery

Description: Wendy J Levy Contemporary Art Ltd, located in the heart of Didsbury Village is one of the Northwest’s leading galleries. A select, professional gallery, Wendy J Levy features a mixture of well-established British artists, many from the northwest, as well as promoting the work of emerging artists. Paintings, drawings and sculptures are showcased in solo and mixed exhibitions which change each month, making the gallery an exciting and dynamic space at the forefront of the Manchester art scene…