Introducing The Penthouse, Thursday 13 December 2012

The Northern Quarter has a brand new artist’ hub and is opening it’s doors to the public this Thursday.

By Manchester's Finest | December 11th '12

The Northern Quarter has a brand new artist’ hub and is opening it’s doors to the public this Thursday.

Up on the fifth floor of Hilton House is The Penthouse, a new artist’s work space in Manchester’s Northern Quarter. The brainchild of artists Rosanne Robertson and Debbie Sharp, The Penthouse will offer artists access to their free contemporary, constantly-building art library including a sound art archive which will be added to fortnightly. It will also has project space and residency opportunities.

 

The Penthouse aims to maintain a rough ‘hands on’ approach to making and sharing contemporary art- seeing artists getting their hands dirty with materials and heads dirty with ideas.

 

Seeing artists getting their hands dirty with materials and heads dirty with ideas.

 

For the first time, this Thursday, The Penthouse is opening its doors to the public and offering people the chance to come and have a look around.

 

 

Debbie and Rosanne want to invite and introduce everybody to the space, it’s current artists and its working manifesto. They will also introduce people to their early plans, projects and let people know how they can get involved with the following:

The free art library (more information here)
The availability of Sound artists
Call for interest in project space/residency opportunity
Details of resident artist Jennifer McDonald and next residency artist Olivia Glasser who will be residing with us Jan-Mar 2013
Details on how to sign up to their affordable patron scheme.

 

 

Whether you’re an artist looking to get involved or are simply interested in the arts and want to have a nosey round, come along.

11am- 6pm Open day
6pm-8pm Reception with mandatory mulled wine
8pm-11pm From Penthouse to The Port Street Beer House for drinks

The Penthouse, Hilton House, 26-28 Hilton Street, Northern Quarter, Manchester, M1 1EH

Email Rosanne Robertson and Debbie Sharp on thepenthousenq@gmail.com
Tweet: @thepenthousenq
www.thepenthousenq.tumblr.com

Usual opening times: Wed- Fri 1-7pm