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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 Facing Out exhibition runs from 22 February to 2 June 2019

Workshops

Printmaking
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
*POSTPONED* 
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.
We will be releasing a new date for this event shortly. 

Audio Described Facing Out Exhibition Tour
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.