International Women’s Day

To celebrate International Women’s Day we are opening the archive from noon – 4pm. Everyone is welcome and it’s free! See work by artists Sonia Boyce, Ingrid Pollard, Maud Sulter, Claudette Johnson and Jeanne Moutousamy Ashe, and see our many books including Alice Walker, Toni Cade Bambara and Toni Morrison. We are also launching Lubaina Himid’s […]

Whoever Heard of a Black Artist?

This recent television programme shown on BBC4, is available on iPlayer at https://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b0bcy4kd The programme follows acclaimed artist Sonia Boyce as she leads a team preparing a new exhibition at Manchester Art Gallery, highlighting artists of African and Asian descent who have helped to shape the history of British art. Lubaina Himid is featured.