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Thursday Lates

Start the weekend early with our Thursday Lates – a series of sociable, after work and late openings that are the perfect place to meet up with friends, explore the gallery and enjoy a specially curated selection of talks, performances, film screenings, live music and artist interventions.

Thursdays, 6-9pm, free unless otherwise stated

Whitworth Studies: Noorah al Gailani
Thursday 2 May, 5pm

Free, no need to book

Noorah al Gailani, Curator of Islamic Civilisations, Glasgow Museums, The Burrell Collection
Uzbek Suzani embroideries: an embodiment of inter-cultural exchange between east and west.

Location: The Whitworth, Study Centre

Part of the Whitworth Studies programme. Click here to find out more


Remixing Thick Time
Thursday 9 May, 4-8pm
Free, drop-in

An immersive exhibition created by artists and researchers from the Biosocial Research Lab at Manchester Metropolitan University in collaboration with young people from the Whitworth Young Contemporaries.

Click here to find out more


Joy For Ever and WYC Acivates: Colourxway Performance & Open mic
Thursday 6 June, 6-8pm
Free, drop-in

A night of music, poetry and entertainment showcasing the talent of young people who attended a series of workshops programmed by Colourxway. With the collective hope of displaying what their art means to them, join their night of expression and express yourself with a joint open mic afterwards.

WYC Activates are commissioned by Whitworth Young Contemporaries to support young people develop creative projects that make a difference in their communities.
This event is part of the Joy For Ever events series.



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If you have an idea that brings art, people and ideas together and think it would make a great Thursday Late, take the first step and fill in our proposal form

All proposals go to our bi-monthly panel (The panel meets in November 2018, January 2019, March 2019, May 2019, July 2019) and those selected will be contacted to start the panning of the event.

Before you fill in the online form please read the guidelines here Thursday Late Guidelines