July 16 – September 11, 2022
View at: phm.org.uk and venturearts.org
This summer, People’s History Museum in Manchester, UK, launches a new art exhibition, Until It Looks Like This, showcasing the work of twelve artists from Venture Arts, a charity that supports learning disabled and neuro-divergent artists to produce and showcase exciting new contemporary art.
Self Portrait with Sunflowers, Michael Nash, 2021. Courtesy of the artist
Until it Looks Like This is a multimedia experience featuring ceramics, illustration, print, photography, digital art, textiles and more. The artists’ work explores a variety of themes including history, nature, climate change and food.
Sensory Quilt, Sally Hirst, 2022. Hand and machine embroidery
Willy Wonka cake, Louise Hewitt, 2019. Ceramic
The exhibition marks the start of People’s History Museum’s new programme, Nothing About Us Without Us, exploring the history of disabled people’s rights and activism.