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What's On

What's On

The Manchester Contemporary

The Manchester Contemporary

Using bold curatorial judgement, it offers works for sale from the most exciting, critically engaged, contemporary artists and galleries. The Manchester Contemporary provides a platform for emerging artistic talent.

The 2018 Manchester Contemporary is curated by Nathaniel Pitt, the founder of respected gallery Division of Labour.

Own Art

Own Art

Use Own Art to buy any eligible art at the fair, priced between £100 and £25,000. You simply pay back the price of the artwork in 10 monthly instalments, totally interest free.
Guided Tours

Guided Tours

Take a guided tour of The Manchester Contemporary with a Manchester Art Gallery curator. The Manchester Contemporary  encourages and de-mystifies engagement with contemporary art, creating a fresh and engaging journey of discovery. Tours start from the entrance to the fair at 2pm on Saturday and 1pm & 3pm on Sunday
Framing

Framing

Expert, bespoke face to face framing advice from Hetherington Framers. This local and family run firm offer a bespoke service creating tradition and contemporary style frames. Clients include public institutions, commercial galleries and renowned private collectors.
Across The City

Across The City

When you have finished at the fair then take a look at other events, initiatives and special offers spilling out across the whole city during the weekend of the fair. Click here for some highlights

Supported in 2018 by

Aviva Investors

Arts Council England

5 Plus Architects

Cass Art

Cheadle Hulme School

G F Smith

Gusto

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J W Lees

Jack Arts

Landmark Investments

Manchester City Council

Manchester Evening News

Manchester School of Art

The Principal

Willoughbys Wine