Thursday 3rd April MANCHESTER ART GALLERY
NATURE IN THE CITY
5.30 – 8.30pm
The evenings are lighter and spring is in the air. Join us for an evening inspired by Thomas Horsfall and his Art Museum that celebrates spring, nature and the beauty all around us. Take part in art activity, listen to live music and hear about the garden on our roof and urban gardening. Get inspired to take notice of the nature around us in the city.
Immerse yourself in our Plant space and get drawing with artist, Mitchiko Fujii. Take part in the lucky dip still life challenge with artist, Nicola Dale, try your hand at printing inspired by nature with artist, Julie Mosley.
TOUR: Who was Horsfall?
Join curator, Hannah Williamson, for a tour of the Horsfall exhibition and find out more about this inspiring Mancunian.
Meet in the Horsfall exhibition, Ground Floor
URBAN GARDENING TALK AND DISCUSSION
Find out about the bee hives on the roof of the gallery and the River of Flowers project with John Mouncey, Visitor Services Manager. Meet Manchester’s National Trust, Gardener in residence, Sean Harkin, and find out more about his plans for greening the city. Meet in the Horsfall exhibition, Ground Floor.