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…
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 and was originally based at the Royal Manchester Institution on Portland Street in the building which is now Manchester Art Gallery.1859 is the same year that Big Ben was…
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.…
The Members Exhibtion opened at Stockport War Memorial Art Gallery on Saturday and is open till 1st November.
The Members Exhibition runs from Saturday till Friday 1st November 2019 at: Stockport War Memorial Art Gallery,
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 info
At Stockport War Memorial Art Gallery Saturday 21st September 2019 to Friday 1st November 2019
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…
The annual selection day for viewing the work of applicants who aspire to be members of the Academy took place on Saturday 1st June at the Bolton Arena.
“Seen On Merseyside” by Julia Midgley Accepted For The Royal Academy Summer Exhibition “On the Albert Dock, Liverpool, historic marine buoys, anchors. ships and boats are displayed.One day actors were rehearsing amongst the objects. A welder interrupted his work to observe them. I had been drawing the skeleton of “Ambush” the 1900 Grand National winner…
‘Unconditional Love‘ Solo Exhibition by Sarah Sharpe You are invited to join Sarah at Gallery 6 on Tuesday 14 May 2019 6.00pm – 9.00pm for a glass of wine and nibbles to discuss her work
Manchester Academy Of Fine Art’s current exhibition at The Station Gallery, Richmond, N.Yorkshire is open daily until 23rd May.