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Facing Out: Events

A programme of events to coincide with Facing Out: Life after treatment for facial cancer, an exhibition of portraits of people who have experienced facial cancers together with their choice of artworks from the Whitworth collections. The exhibition runs from 22 February to 2 June 2019

 

Facing Out: Exhibition opening
Thursday 21 February, 6-9pm.

Join us for a special evening of music, art and making to celebrate the launch of this exhibition. 
For more information visit our Thursday Lates page.

 

Workshops

Printmaking
26 February and 21 May, 2-4pm
Free, booking necessary

Meet the artist Lucy Burscough for a tour of the Facing Out exhibition and participate in a free printmaking workshop.
Meet in the Learning Studio.
To book your free ticket,  click here

Mindfulness
Tuesday 23 April, 2.15–3.15pm
Free, booking necessary

Join us for a mindfulness session, open to people who have experienced cancer, and/or their families.
Taking place in the Art Garden, meet at the Parkside Entrance.
To book your free ticket, click here

Creative writing
Thursday 9 May, 3 -5pm
Performances from 6-7pm
Free, booking necessary

Join us in this creative writing workshop for people who have experienced cancer, and/or their families.
M
eet in the Learning Studio.
To book your free ticket, click here

 

Talks and tours

Facing Out Panel Discussion
Thursday 18 April, 7-8.30pm
Free, booking necessary

Explore facial cancers and disfigurement from the point of view of patient, surgeon, social scientist, cancer support specialist and artist.
Taking place in Gallery 5.
To book your free ticket, click here

Audio Described Facing Out Exhibition Tour
Tuesday 12 March, 10.30-11.30am
Tuesday 14 May, 10.30-11.30am
Free, booking necessary

For blind and sight impaired visitors and their families.
Meet at the Parkside entrance of the gallery.
To book your free ticket, click here

 

Film screenings

WONDER (PG, 2017)
Wednesday 10 April, 2-4pm
Free, drop-in

Based on the New York Times bestseller, WONDER tells the incredibly inspiring and heart-warming story of August Pullman, a boy with facial differences. This film screening is aimed at families. With special thanks to Lionsgate Films.
Taking place in Meeting Room 1.

Loving Vincent (12A, 2017)
Thursday 14 March, 6-8.30pm
Free, booking necessary

An animated homage to Van Gogh, created from 65,000 oil paintings. With special Q&A with film artists. Film chosen by Facing Out participant Bernard Corri.
Taking place in the Study Centre
To book your free ticket, click here