About A Grand Exposition

A Grand Exposition is a contemporary blend of Art Fair, Fun Palace, Science Salon and Techno Theatre – a nod to ‘The Great Exhibition’ of 1851 – the first international exhibition of manufactured products to showcase technical and creative innovation.

In an exciting partnership with Capital&Centric and Manchester Science Festival 2017 (MSF) our provisional programme of technology-driven and science-themed activities spans:
— A Public Exhibition of Visual and Sonic Artworks
— New and Original Commissioned & Curated Works
— The Cornbrook Retrospective
— The Collaborators Showcase
— Maker Workshops and Activities for all ages
— Illuminated Talks exploring the social and cultural impact of science and technology
— Screenings, Demonstrations & Showcases
— Live Performance and Entertainments
— The Northern Guild’s Steampunk Arcade
— Artisan Tavern & Gin Palace
— A Grand Auction

We’ve now announced selections from our ‘Commission & Curate’ Open Call for:
— The commission of a new Sci-Art artwork as a centrepiece exhibit
— Our curation of interesting work from the region
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Our ‘Participate & Contribute’ Open Call for:
— Opportunities for the wider community to participate and contribute
is now closed. We’ll be in touch with submitters and announce details shortly.

Our ‘Symbiotic Synergies’ Open Call in association with Metanast and the School of Arts & Media at the University of Salford is now closed. We’ll be in touch with submitters and announce details shortly.

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