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After Hours: Manchester Museum At Night

Manchester Museum opens its doors for adults only - Saturday 26 November, 6.30pm – 9.30 pm

Published on November 25th 2011.

After Hours: Manchester Museum At Night

PEOPLE will be able to see Manchester Museum in a whole new light at the first of their regular series of after hours events on Saturday 26 November. 

After Hours offers a free, opportunity for adults to enjoy a fusion of Victorian and contemporary photography, gramophone music, photography experts and Museum objects. 
As an added bonus, visitors will be able to bring their owns cameras and will be able to take still-life photos of Museum objects not normally on display. There will also be the chance to hook up to a rescued Victorian camera and try out your skills.
The event is part of the Museum's exhibition We are extInked, open until 4 December, documenting the arts and ecology project, extInked, for which drawings of endangered British species were tattooed onto 100 willing volunteers, turning them into living, breathing ambassadors for their chosen species.
There will also be a chance to relax and have a drink from the bar in the calm surroundings of the city’s oldest museum.
Nick Merriman said: “We’re delighted to open our doors for this regular programme of after hours events on Saturday evenings, when people can expect the unexpected and discover some of the museum’s hidden treasures. Adults will be able to have a more in depth, leisurely look at our exhibitions and permanent collections in a relaxed atmosphere.”
After Hours
Manchester Museum, Oxford Road  Manchester M13 9PL
Saturday 26th November. 6.30-9.30pm, FREE, Adults only

After Hours is presented by The Manchester Museum in partnership with Ultimate Holding Company and Anatomy Projects.

We are extInked is a touring exhibition supported by the National Lottery through Arts Council England and MIRIAD.

Manchester Museum is open from: Tues-Sat 10am-5pm; Sun, Mon, Bank hols 11am-4pm; 27-31 Dec: 11am-4pm. Closed: 24-26 Dec, 1 Jan. www.manchester.ac.uk/museum




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Chris BamfordJanuary 4th 2012.

Great idea in the style of Friday night lates at the V&A and The Natural History Museum... I would prefer Friday to Saturday, and some nice well prepared foodie stuff would be perfect

Chris BamfordJanuary 4th 2012.

Oh yes, sorry... when's the next one :)

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