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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 


Aikaterini Gegisian: Screening and Q&A with Alistair Hudson
Thursday 27 June, 6-8pm
Free, please book your free ticket via Eventbrite

A screening of Aikaterini Gegisian's episodes from 'Third Person (Plural)' in the Grand Hall. Aikaterini's multi-faceted work explores how images, operating within a global media environment that shapes the conscious and the unconscious, can contain new possibilities for thought. Her two films featured in Joy For Ever are part of a larger work that will be screened for the first time alongside a discussion between the artist and Alistair Hudson, Director of the Whitworth and Manchester Art Gallery. Aikaterini Gegisian, Third Person (Plural), collage film in 8 episodes, SD video, colour and b&w, stereo sound, 2017-2019.

Archival film and video materials from the collections of the Library of Congress and The American National Archives.Third Person (Plural) produced with the support of Arts and Humanities Research Council, Künstlerhaus Büchsenhausen and Arts Council England.

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In Conversation: Ibrahim Mahama
Thursday 11 July, 7.30-8.15pm
Free, no need to book
Please arrive early as places for this event are limited

As part of the MIF19 world premiere of PARLIAMENT OF GHOSTS join us for a unique In Conversation with artist Ibrahim Mahama and Alistair Hudson, Director of the Whitworth and Manchester Art Gallery.
The exhibition IBRAHIM MAHAMA: PARLIAMENT OF GHOSTS runs from 5 July-29 September 2019.
Commissioned and produced by Manchester International Festival and the Whitworth, The University of Manchester.


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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