Sunday 14 February 2016 10am – 5pm
It’s been a year since our reopening, and what a year it has been. Join us to celebrate our Paper Anniversary, winning Museum of the Year and welcoming many thousands of visitors.
A day of making, performance and play, all through the medium of paper.
11am – 11.45am
& 12pm – 12.45pm
Join us for this classical concert with a difference as the Hallé orchestra and the Whitworth join forces to bring you a music, paper and play extravaganza.
For under 5s and their grown ups.
This event is now fully booked
Kamishibai Paper Cinema
12pm – 12.45pm & 3pm – 3.45pm
Kamishibai or ‘paper drama’ is a traditional Japanese form of storytelling.
Join the Kamishibai Gagi and his bicycle theatre for tall tales and paper stories.
Workshops and installations:
Pop-Up Paper Florist
10am – 5pm
Visit our pop-up stall and help florists create beautiful paper bouquets and blooms.
11am - 1pm
Dust in the crevice of an old book’s spine, the crumple of scraps, the scratch of a biro. Paper as sound, shape and stimulus.
Whitworth Young Contemporaries artists Helen Newman & Cave Man present an interactive challenge to the senses.
2pm – 5pm
Create graphical paper scores inspired by the patterns of the Whitworth’s wallpapers.
Expect electronics, turntables, light and noise!
Fold, cut, shape and tear. Work with artists to build a Tibor Reich-inspired geometric paper installation.
10am - 5pm
Inspired by our bold and beautiful wallpapers, come and create colourful patterned prints with your whole family.
Time’s Garland for the Year
2pm - 5pm
Durational performance from artist Nicola Dale, inspired by Walter Crane’s, Time’s Garland for the Year.
Watch as 365 sheets of green paper in different shades, textures and weights are transformed into an extraordinary green space.