THE ARTS SOCIETY NORTH EAST CHESHIRE
THE ARTS SOCIETY NORTH EAST CHESHIRE
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DateVisit
07 March 2018VISIT TO WHITWORTH ART GALLERY MANCHESTER AND PORTICO LIBRARY
18 April 2018VISIT TO BRONTE PARSONAGE MUSEUM HAWORTH AND SALT'S MILL, SALTAIRE
16 May 2018VISIT TO MIDDLEPORT POTTERY AND THE NATIONAL MEMORIAL ARBORETUM

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VISIT TO WHITWORTH ART GALLERY MANCHESTER AND PORTICO LIBRARY
Wednesday 07 March 2018

On this visit we will have a Curator led tour of this beautiful gallery, winner of Visit England's gold prize for Large Visitor Attraction of the Year 2016 and winner of the Art Fund's Museum of the Year 2015.The Whitworth's extensive and aclecticcollection of art and design is of international significance.  We will look at the general colelction and also the William Blakes and Turners in the Study Centre.

The Portico Library was founded over 200 years ago and offers insight into theminds of the men who contributed to the success of the city at a time whenGeorgian Manchester was making history.  We will also look at some of the architectural features of this Greek revival style building showing Manchester's illustrious past in its 'Boomtown' years.

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