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Contemporary Art Exhibitions

Sixty Drawings + Ten

Sixty Drawings + Ten explores, defines and celebrates the locality and discipline of drawing in its diverse forms.

60 artists, from a variety of different disciplines who exhibited in an exhibition in 2012 in Manchester, were invited once more to submit a drawing alongside 10 new artists invited to exhibit alongside the original 60 at The Whitaker.

Join us for opening night on Thursday 16 June at 7pm.

Join us on Thursday 14 July for a Curated Conversation with artists from Sixty Drawings + Ten and Art Historian Sara Riccardi.
  • Dates
    Thursday 16th June 2022 – Thursday 11th August 2022
  • Tickets

    Join us for opening night on Thursday 16 June, 7pm (no booking required).

This event is supported by the Arts Council England

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The exhibition will showcase an incredible range of practice and artists in the exhibition and will include Keith Ashcroft, Maggie Ayliffe, Matthew Bamber, Peter Barlass, Sophie Benson, Alan Birch, Alice Bradshaw, Sandra Bougerch, Pavel Buchler, Mike Chavez Dawson, Nina Chua, Andrea Cotton, Rachel Cousins, Lou Crosby, Nick Crowe and Ian Rawlinson, Carolyn Curtis Magri, Nicola Dale, Fiona Donald, Lisa Denyer, Tim Dunbar, Nicola Ellis, Jane Fairhurst, Brendan Fletcher, Hondartza Fraga, Tina Foran, Stefan Gant, Paula García Stone, Louise Garman, Parham Ghalamdar, Anna Gibson, David Gledhill, Anne Grebby, Mary Griffiths, Paul Haywood, Bethan Hamilton, John Hamilton, Kayleigh Jane Harris, Tom Heaton, Ian Hodgson, David Hancock, Matthew Houlding, Pamela Ibbotson, Stewart Kelly, Naomi Kendrick, Tony Isseyegh, Ilona Kiss, Gemma Lacey, Chris Leach, Julie Leach, Andrew Leigh Johnson, Naomi Lethbridge, Jessica Longmore, Kara Lyons, David Lunt, Lee Machell, David Mackintosh, Jo McGonigal, Richard McVetis, Eileen O’Rourke, Helen Parrott, Jill Randall, Ruth Richmond, James Roper, Helen Sergeant, Babs Smith, Liam Spencer, Malcolm Taylor, Sheila Tilmouth, Claire Tindale, Gary James Williams, Hannah Wooll, Simon Woolham.

In addition to this, Nicola Dale and Kevin Dalton Johnson will be doing the performances on the opening night.

Additional notes:

  • Recommended age group is for guidance only if you have any questions on suitability please speak to one of our team members or email learning@thewhitaker.org
  • All activities are fully inclusive, please contact our team on learning@thewhitaker.org if you have any specific questions on accessibility
  • Unless otherwise stated, for family workshops you only need to book a ticket for each child attending. Accompanying adult is free
  • Activities can be booked via our website or by visiting our Welcome Desk
  • Whilst some activities are offered free due to our current funding from ACE and HLF, we have introduced ‘pay what you can’ for some events with a suggested donation. We appreciate donations to ensure we can keep activities running in the future
  • Our events cancellation policy can be accessed here.

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