Manifest Arts Festival 2019, across Greater Manchester

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Manifest Arts Festival 2019 at Manchester Art Gallery, Chinatown, 12–21 July 2019, free entry - Visit now

Manifest Arts Festival returns to the North West this summer for its third edition. Showcasing the talent of visual artists based in the region, the free biennial has doubled in size, now featuring over 50 events, exhibitions, workshops and talks across venues in Manchester, Salford, Bolton and Wigan. With 25 premieres of new work and exhibitions, 15 open studios, three workshops, four artist/curator talks, four performances, several specially extended exhibitions, and more than 350 artists involved in total – the programme for Manifest Arts Festival 2019 looks to be the festival’s most exciting yet.

Manifest Arts Festival 2019 at Manchester Art Gallery, Chinatown

12–21 July 2019
Free entry

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