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Special exhibition launched to celebrate art gallery’s 140th anniversary

A special exhibition to celebrate the 140th anniversary of Warrington’s art gallery has launched, bringing together some of the best items in its collection. Warrington Art Treasures is the first…

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(C) Ellen Sampson Warrington Contemporary Arts Festival 2017 ready to launch

This year’s Warrington Contemporary Arts Festival will launch on Friday 29 September with the announcement of the Open competition winners and a ‘cultural crawl’ tour of the venues. This exciting…

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Roots Between the Tides: JAM remixes Warrington Museum

Friday 30 Sep 2016 - Saturday 30 Dec 2017, All Day


Warrington Museum & Art Gallery


Using a combination of techniques from photography, sculpture and archival research, JAM will ‘remix’ elements from Warrington, creating a hanging network of several hundred images from the Fish Gallery mezzanine. Navigate a web of interconnected stories with the binoculars provided.

Bex Ilsley: Emotional Processing

Saturday 29 Jul 2017 - Saturday 28 Oct 2017, All Day


Warrington Museum & Art Gallery

Contemporary Art

WCAF16 Open winner Bex Ilsley presents a new body of work which explores the performance of the self, particularly in the digital realm. Ilsley combines a variety of fabricated and appropriated objects, props and locations to construct surreal, sci-fi portraits and video works; primarily disseminated via social media and her website.

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