Celebrating Sketch City
Sketch City triumphantly returns for a special Easter weekend event and exhibition at the Bench Self Made gallery.
By Matthew Tyas | March 25th '13
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Manchester's award winning Sketch City triumphantly returns for a special Easter weekend event and exhibition that combine to celebrate the infamous collective that created an artistic hub for some of the city's most talented artists. During the launch and open day the Bench Self Made Gallery will see a live mural created by some of Manchester’s finest artists on the gallery walls plus feature workshops that will give anyone and everyone the opportunity to contribute to the exhibition and learn some street art & illustration techniques. Throughout the day there will be a soundtrack supplied by some of Manchester’s best live music acts & DJ's The exhibition will display the work created throughout, plus host a wall of fame, a mini gallery of photo booth images, the time lapse film of the mural being created, in addition to a showcase of professional work from Sketch City artists including Hammo, TW, Benjamino, Krek, Eightbit, Tea One, Lispencie and many more to be announced. 28th March - launch night - 6-8pm 30th March - workshop / open day - 12-7pm 29th March to April 21st - exhibition - usual gallery hours