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Ideas Worth Fighting For

What principles are important to you today? Twelve prominent artists and designers provide their unique interpretations of the ideas which matter to them.

17 October 2016 — 23 October 2016

Time 10:00 - 17:00

Duration 7 hours

Cost In order to keep our exhibitions programme affordable to everyone, please make a donation

Art has always played a part in the battle for the ballot and the struggle for democracy; whether in the form of banners or badges, posters or paintings.  For one week only, the People’s History Museum will be hosting an exhibition like it never has before, exploring how ‘ideas worth fighting for’ has been captured by some of the UK’s leading contemporary artists, designers and illustrators.

Co-curated by PHM Patron Laura Harper, the museum’s Engine Hall will play host to sculptures, prints, paintings and banners created by 12 prominent artists, displaying their interpretations of ‘ideas worth fighting for’.

Suitable for all ages

Artists featured in the exhibition:

  • Mark Beaumont
  • Mary Branson
  • Claudia Clare
  • Malcolm Garrett
  • Craig Oldham
  • Rob Ryan
  • Stewy
  • Supermundane
  • Mackenzie Thorpe
  • Unusual
  • Humberto Velez
  • Marcus Walters

Design Manchester 2016This exhibition is in partnership with Design Manchester 2016.