MAFA holds exhibitions regularly throughout the North-West and Yorkshire. Our exhibitions are hosted by galleries and museums across these regions; recent shows have been exhibited at Gallery Oldham, Stockport War Memorial Gallery, The Atkinson and The Whitaker.

We take an innovative approach to exhibition programming, bringing together our diverse range of members work to create interesting and eye-catching displays. Our exhibitions are sometimes led by themes, such as the everyday, or focused on a certain media.


View of the Stockport exhibition space with MAFA artwork and sculpture

Stockport Exhibition

July 2024

Stockport War Memorial Art Gallery

Exhibition opens 20th July 2024

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Events & Activities

We have a huge range of activities for friends, members, artists, young people and anyone else who visit our exhibitions or get involved with MAFA.

Details of our forthcoming and current exhibitions can be found above. If you're interested in finding out more about our exhibitions, check out our free linked talks and tours!

We often have other events related to our exhibitions or individual exhibitions by our artists, these include previews, artist workshops and education sessions. Watch this space for details...

MAFA Archives books

‘Conversations with History’ Archive event at Manchester Art Gallery

This is a special two-hour event celebrating 200 Years of Manchester Art Gallery. Our archivist, Peter Davis, will be there with our new President, Janina Cebertowicz, to give the public a rare glimpse at some of our archive

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‘Corridors’ by Tim Brennan

Tim Brennan’s manoeuvres come to Manchester in the form of a new free guidebook. This is the opening quote from one of three new guided walks that make up my new pocket travel book, ‘Corridors: Three

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View of the Stockport exhibition space with MAFA artwork and sculpture

Stockport Exhibition July 2024

MAFA will next exhibit at Stockport Memorial Art Gallery this summer. The exhibition will open on 20th July 2024 and run until 13th September. More than 60 MAFA Members will be exhibiting, along with selected graduates

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Jane Burgess ‘The Artist’ Magazine Article

Jane Burgess was recently asked by the editor of ‘The Artist’ magazine to write an article describing her use of different media for different situations. The article titled ‘Watercolour or Oil?’ appears in the February 2024

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