Saturday 30 November saw the opening of the Small Works exhibition at The Whitaker. Thank you to everyone who came along to the private view. There is plenty of time to see the exhibition which runs until 2 February 2020. The Whitaker is open 10am -5pm, Wed- Sun, every week and is looking particularly festive…Details
Staff are making the finishing touches to the new MAFA exhibition at The Whitaker, Rossendale. The artworks have been hung on the gallery walls and the sculptures have been positioned on their plinths. The labels are going up this afternoon and there are just a few mirror plates to paint out. The exhibition looks amazing,…Details
Staff at The Whitaker will be busy installing the new MAFA exhibition this week. Screwdrivers, mirror plates and stepladders are at the ready to hang the many works of art delivered to the gallery by MAFA members last week. The exhibition will open officially with a private view on Saturday…Details
This month MAFA celebrates its 160th birthday. This makes it one of the oldest art societies in the UK. It was first set up in 1859 to organise annual open exhibitions in Manchester Art Gallery, which was then known as the Manchester Institution. 1859 is the same year that Big Ben was installed in Westminister…Details
MAFAPP artist John McCombs is showing recent work in London One of four paintings ‘Riverbanks, Saddleworth, Autumn’ by John McCombs ROI RBA is on show at the Royal Society of Oil Painters Annual Exhibition at the Mall Galleries, The Mall, London. The official opening is on 26th November, and the show runs until 8th December.…Details
MAFA member Melanie Wilks will be giving an Artist’s Talk on 25th September, at 7 0’Clock in SNAPArts, Walker House, 22 Bond St., Wakefield as part of The Yorkshire Sculpture International Festival.
The Members Exhibtion opened at Stockport War Memorial Art Gallery on Saturday and is open till 1st November.Details
The Members Exhibition runs from Saturday till Friday 1st November 2019 at: Stockport War Memorial Art Gallery,Details
We are delighted to invite you to this unique collaboration between Colin Taylor, The Royal Exchange Theatre and Contemporary Six.
MAFA member Barbara Sykes has been invited to exhibit six of her drawings and paintings in the Great North Art Show in Ripon Cathedral from 31 August to 22 September 2019
MAFA artist Angela Herd-Hall was a prizewinner at last year’s Waterside Open Art Exhibition last year, and has now been selected to show more of her work there this month. Visit the Waterside Gallery website for infoDetails
At Stockport War Memorial Art Gallery Saturday 21st September 2019 to Friday 1st November 2019Details
Christine Southworth has three charcoal drawings in the Society of Women Artist annual exhibition, at the Mall Galleries London, On the 24th-29th September.Details
Members of the Academy are delighted to have the opportunity to show their work at The Atkinson Southport, a welcome return after our last exhibition, some 20 years ago, featuring the work of our sculptor Members.
MAFA President Gerry Halpin met with fellow members Anthony Ratcliffe and John Hewitt to select and make the 2019 awards at Manchester Metropolitan University School of Art
“Quarry” 2017-2019, by Lorna Green with music by Julia Harding is a sculpture/video/music installation about four aspects of Endon Quarry in Kerridge, Macclesfield. Filmed over 12 months, the videos:- ‘Machines Story’, ‘Quarry Landscape’, Birds, Bees and Butterflies’, and ‘Water, Mud, Snow’ play with natural sounds and repeated with music, was first exhibited at The…Details