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Touchstones Rochdale - Exhibitions Archive

Here you will find an archive of exhibitions from 2016 onwards.

2015 Archive    2014 Archive    2013 Archive

Saturday 12 December 2015 - Saturday 27 February 2016. Celebrating the artwork of four artists working with natural materials, and through doing so exploring the natural environments which inspire their practice. Laura Ellen Bacon, Adam Buick, Sharon Adams and Stuart Cairns’ work comes together in an exhibition that looks at the beauty of natural materials, shapes ...
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Saturday 21 November 2015 - Saturday 6 February 2016. Ex-service personnel and their family members celebrate a diverse range of artistic talent by showcasing artwork produced in conjunction with the charity Veterans In Communities ...
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Until Saturday 5 March 2016. Gallery Two. Showcasing works from the borough's art collection, this exhibition looks at how traditional crafts and domestic life has been represented in art. Exploring the themes of craftsmanship and the homemade, modern craft pieces are shown alongside intriguing objects from the museum collections and a range of historic artworks that dep ...
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Saturday 25 March - Saturday 11 June 2016. Gallery Four. Five exciting new talents in contemporary applied arts will première works in a group exhibition to mark the fifth edition of Jerwood Makers Open. Zachary Eastwood-Bloom, Malene Hartmann Rasmussen, Jasleen Kaur, Ian McIntyre and Silo Studios all received awards to realise significant new projects. Jer ...
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25 March - 11 June 2016. Gallery Three. As a recipient of a New Opportunities Award, artist Hannah Leighton-Boyce has developed a sound based work in response to the Museums' collection of historic hand-tools. 'Instruments of Industry' explores the resonance of these 'disembodied' tools within their elevation to museum objects. The New Opportunities Award was d ...
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Saturday 13 February - Saturday 21 May 2106. Working in watercolour, ink and gauche, Barry Cook’s exhibition of paintings will celebrate thirty one years of teaching in Rochdale primary schools. His vibrant and contemporary paintings are inspired by nature, folklore and music. ...
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28 May - 27 August 2016. Gallery One. Cartwheel Arts deliver creative user-led support projects and courses across Greater Manchester. ‘Ours’ celebrates the work of the Rochdale Borough, user-led groups Art & Soul, Dandelion and Animation at RBUF. Animation, woodwork, paintings, paperwork and sculptural pieces explore what is important to the par ...
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Until Saturday 1 October 2016. Heritage Gallery. Our homes are filled with ceramics. From teapots to tiles, baking bowls to bricks, prized ornaments to studio pieces, this exhibition celebrates their diversity. Jarred looks at how ceramics help us in our everyday lives, telling their story from 4000BC to the present day. Discover how ceramics have been used in ...
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