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Visit this exciting exhibition of the best submissions by emerging artists to the NOISE ‘Art of Protest’ project.

Launched in response to the Manchester Riots in August 2011, the AOP project promotes high-impact, peaceful protests, taking inspiration from protests artists including Banksy, Joseph Beuys & Thomas Peiter, John Lennon & Yoko Ono, Gillian Wearing, Stella Vine, Billy Bragg, Ed Hall and Katherine Hamnett.

Please note some artworks contain strong language or imagery that may not be appropriate for younger children.

Did you know you can book pARTicipate workshop The Art of Protest for groups?  This is one of a range of artist led workshops informed by our unique collections.  Check out our Learning pages for more information

The Community Gallery space is where local groups can display their own work. We try to make these displays relevant to the story told in the museum where possible. If you are interested in exhibiting, contact