From July to December 2018 we present ‘A Season for Change’ – six months of exhibitions and events using contemporary art as a platform for raising awareness of pressing environmental issues.
We also continue with our Thursday Lates on the last Thursday of every month, and have collaborated on delivering events as part of Manchester Pride; Liverpool Biennial and Manchester Science Festival.
Join Dr. Sam Illingworth to create your own poetry inspired by themes from ‘Aquatopia’ exhibition.
Get creative with household liquids! Experiment and explore the colours created by the different pH levels of a variety of liquids and make your own designs onto specially treated fabric.
Join a member of our curatorial team for a free exhibition tour of Aquatopia
A hands-on natural dyeing workshop exploring how to use flowers, leaves and vegetables to create an array of prints.
Join CFCCA Artist in Residence Ya-chu Kang at the Science & Industry Museum to find out more about her fascination with the city’s textile heritage and its impact on the wider world.
Meet the Big Steppe team and find out more about their research with nomadic communities in Mongolia
Join local artist and book binder Frou Lourenz for a drop in Zine-Making workshop – taking inspiration from Mandy Barker’s detailed and issue driven photographic practice.
As part of Manchester Science Festival, Farm Urban’s team of bio-scientists and engineers are here to help you build your own aquaponic system to take home.
Hear more from photographer Mandy Barker about the waste pollution crisis that inspired Hong Kong Soup 1986