Special Event

Exhibition: The Sensory War 1914-2014

Exhibition: The Sensory War 1914-2014

11 October 2014 - 22 February 2015

Location: Manchester Art Gallery

This major group exhibition marking the Centenary of the First World War explores how artists have communicated the impact of military conflict on the body, mind, environment and human senses between 1914 and 2014.

January

  • Exhibition: The Sensory War 1914-2014

    Exhibition: The Sensory War 1914-2014

    11 October 2014 - 22 February 2015

    Location: Manchester Art Gallery

    This major group exhibition marking the Centenary of the First World War explores how artists have communicated the impact of military conflict on the body, mind, environment and human senses between 1914 and 2014.

February

  • Exhibition: The Sensory War 1914-2014

    Exhibition: The Sensory War 1914-2014

    11 October 2014 - 22 February 2015

    Location: Manchester Art Gallery

    This major group exhibition marking the Centenary of the First World War explores how artists have communicated the impact of military conflict on the body, mind, environment and human senses between 1914 and 2014.

  • Alternative Valentines: 'Hearts in Darkness' with Kate Mayfield

    Alternative Valentines: 'Hearts in Darkness' with Kate Mayfield

    11 February 2015, 18.30

    Location: Barts Pathology Museum

    Kate Mayfield, author of the bestseller 'The Undertaker's Daughter' will regale you with tales of the dark side of love. The illustrated lecture "Hearts In Darkness" includes Devoured Hearts, Bewitched Hearts and Heart Burials.

  • A night with Venus, a lifetime on Mercury

    A night with Venus, a lifetime on Mercury

    12 February 2015, 18.30

    Location: The Old Operating Theatre Museum

    Something different for you and your loved one as you prepare for Valentines Day? Come and hear how in the eighteenth century and earlier, just one night of love in the arms of Venus could lead to a lifetime with Mercury, a painful treatment for the dreaded pox or syphilis.