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2020
16
September
2020
| 10:51 Europe/London
Manchester Museum and the Whitworth art gallery are reopening their doors to the public for the first time since the pandemic-enforced lockdown came into place six months ago.
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2018
16
February
2018
| 13:28 Europe/London
Manchester Museum has appointed Esme Ward as its Director, the first woman to hold the role in the Museum’s 125-year history  
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2017
11
October
2017
| 17:00 Europe/London
The University of Manchester and Manchester City Council have today announced that Alistair Hudson, currently Director of the Middlesbrough Institute of Modern Art (mima), will be the new Director of Manchester Art Gallery and the Whitworth. ...
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2016
09
March
2016
| 10:14 Europe/London
The University of Manchester’s Whitworth has won gold at the VisitEngland Awards for Excellence in the large visitor attraction category.
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2015
13
November
2015
| 09:30 Europe/London
Crowned top large tourist attraction at the Greater Manchester Tourism AwardsAlso Greater Manchester Chamber of Commerce Building of the Year
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15
October
2015
| 13:25 Europe/London
The Whitworth art gallery re-opened after a £15 million refurbishment in FebruaryTens of thousands of people voted
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09
October
2015
| 11:33 Europe/London
Europe’s Best Emerging Culture Destination by the arts travel website, Leading Culture DestinationsAward is the latest in a succession of major prizes for the gallery which reopened in February 2015...
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17
September
2015
| 15:13 Europe/London
Whitworth wins best Cultural and Public Buildings and for Heritage and Listed BuildingsMajor redevelopment doubled the Whitworth's public spaceGallery will welcome its 300,000th visitor in seven months this weekend...
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06
August
2015
| 13:50 Europe/London
Three University of Manchester buildings have been shortlisted for the Greater Manchester Building of the Year award – making up half of the total shortlist.
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16
July
2015
| 09:57 Europe/London
Redeveloped "gallery in the park" up for UK's most prestigious architecture award The Whitworth, part of The University of Manchester, has today been shortlisted for the RIBA Stirling Prize following its major redevelopment by MUMA (McInnes Usher ...
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02
July
2015
| 10:51 Europe/London
The University of Manchester's redeveloped Whitworth art gallery has been awarded the Art Fund Prize for Museum of the Year 2015. The £100,000 prize is the largest arts award in Britain and the biggest museum prize in the world. ...
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13
June
2015
| 16:00 Europe/London
A University of Manchester science communicator, a leading economist, a philanthropist and a champion of the arts are among those named in the Queen’s Birthday Honours list today (Saturday). Dr Maria Balshaw, Director of the University of Manchest...
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13
May
2015
| 15:11 Europe/London
After being shortlisted as one of six finalists for Museum of the Year 2015, the gallery has launched a “summer of love”, a summer’s worth of events and activities, to mark and to celebrate its nomination What’s on at the Whitworth in May and June...
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24
April
2015
| 23:30 Europe/London
Reborn gallery announced as a finalist for the Art Fund Prize for Museum of the Year 2015The Whitworth art gallery has been selected as a finalist for the Art Fund Prize for Museum of the Year 2015.The coveted Art Fund Prize for Museum of the Year 20...
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17
April
2015
| 11:24 Europe/London
Prestigious prize for reborn gallery in the park The reborn Whitworth Art Gallery has been named North West Building of the Year at a top architectural award ceremony. The building, which has emerged from renovation double its former size and r...
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10
February
2015
| 17:13 Europe/London
Visit our transformed art gallery from 14 February – and find out more via a number of BBC features.
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2014
03
October
2014
| 01:00 Europe/London
The newly developed Whitworth Art Gallery, closed for over a year while it underwent a £15 million transformation, will reopen on Saturday, 14 February. With twice the space as there was previously, an art garden, sculpture terrace and orchard gar...
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2012
27
January
2012
| 00:00 Europe/London
Grants totalling £4 million to help improve 36 museums and galleries across the country have been announced by Culture Minister Ed Vaizey.  The grants, jointly funded by the Department for Culture, Media and Sport and the Wolfson Foundation, include ...
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