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2018 Engage Conference dates announced!

We're delighted to announce that the Engage Annual Conference will take place on Tuesday 13 and Wednesday 14 November 2018.

The Conference, which seeks to examine arts, health, wellbeing and education will be hosted by the Whitworth Gallery in Manchester.

Please save the date and watch out for updates, as always Engage members will be the first to hear about speakers, programme infomation and of course details about tickets!

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About the Whitworth
The Whitworth is part of The University of Manchester. It is home to internationally renowned collections of modern art, textiles, watercolours, prints, drawings, sculpture and wallpaper. Created in 1889 as the first English gallery in a park, the Whitworth has developed a new vision for the role of a university gallery. A creative laboratory within an ambitious university, the Whitworth is a place where good, unusual things happen.

The Whitworth re-opened to the public on 14 February 2015 after a major £17 million redevelopment by architects MUMA. The Whitworth has now welcomed over one million people through its doors since reopening in 2015, far surpassing its previous annual records. The redevelopment has doubled public space and created state-of-the-art new facilities including expanded gallery spaces, a study centre, learning studio, and a collections centre.

The gallery was crowned Art Fund Museum of Year 2015, nominated for the prestigious Stirling Prize and named Best Emerging Cultural Destination in Europe. http://www.whitworth.manchester.ac.uk/

Posted on 11 June 2018

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