Inspiring Art Near You

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Image credit: © Karen Howarth. Courtesy Yorkshire Sculpture Park

This week at Go See This, we’ve put together our selection of contemporary art and craft events coming up over the next month across Greater Manchester and a little further a field. From beautiful ceramics to rock inspired images, there is something for everyone.

Escape to the Yorkshire countryside to see a wonderful selection of applied art and contemporary craft. MADE at Yorkshire Sculpture Park showcases a fantastic selection of work from established and up and coming artists, designers and makers. The current exhibition is on until 26 February 2017. Yorkshire Sculpture Park is open daily 10am – 5pm. Entry is free (parking charges apply.)

If you enjoy visual art and cutting edge theatre, catch Cabaret Voltaire 101 at Hope Mill Theatre from the 1 – 3 February 7.30pm. A theatrical reconstruction of the birth of the Avant Garde artistic movement Dadaism in 1916. Original themes of war, social unrest, racial suspicion, poverty and political upheaval will be explored in a modern context. Mid career experienced performers will be supporting emerging and early career artists. Simultaneously a visual art exhibition in the cafe bar will be produced. Tickets £8.

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Image credit: Cabaret Voltaire 101

A new exhibition hits HOME next week,  John Hyatt: Rock Art pulls together influences from a wide and wonderful range of topics. Have your chance to browse through John’s unique comic book collection at HOME between 4 February – 29 March, entry is free.

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Image credit: John Hyatt: Rock Art. Courtesy of HOME.

A little further a field, Hull UK City of Culture 2017 has kicked off with a fantastic selection of events. Lines of Thought- A British Museum Touring Exhibition is one not to be missed, from Dürer to Degas, Michelangelo to Matisse, Rembrandt to Riley, this exhibition examines the process and practice of drawing, illustrated by a selection of work created over 500 years. See this British Museum touring exhibition at Hull University, Brynmor Jones Library until 28 February 2017.