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Thursday Lates: The Art of Volunteering Preview

31 May 2018

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18:00-21:00

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Free

The Whitworth

Manchester
Greater Manchester, United Kingdom

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Join us for performances, workshops and talks to celebrate the launch of our upcoming Collections Centre exhibition, The Art of Volunteering, co-curated by our wonderful volunteers.

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The Art of Volunteering

6pm - 9pm: Portrait printing with Lubna Ali, previous WYC Artist
6pm - 9pm: Opportunities to hear about other cultural volunteering from across the city
6:30pm and 7:30pm: Insight in to our Outsider Art collection with our curator Holly Grange (sign up on the night)
7pm: Performance from Streetwise Opera, including one of our very own Whitworth Volunteers!

“I feel I have a place and purpose that connects me to the outside world. Volunteering gives me a great deal of pleasure and I feel I can find a way tocontribute to society in a positive way, which also influences my creativity so it’s a continuing cycle. The Whitworth has been a very influential part of my life as an artist and my love for this gallery grows every time I step into the grounds.” – Julie, Whitworth Volunteer. 

Find out more about the exhibition here:
http://www.whitworth.manchester.ac.uk/whats-on/exhibitions/upcomingexhibitions/theartofvolunteering/

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