Past Events & Exhibitions


Bureau works internationally with represented and invited artists at varying career stages to provide a platform and context for dynamic and innovative contemporary visual practice. The gallery premieres and commissions new work across a variety of media and presentation formats, both on and off site. Bureau’s exhibition programme is complemented by screenings, talks and performance events, alongside international collaborations, exchange and residency projects. The gallery further supports artists’ practice through publishing initiatives, and participation in art fairs.

The archive below lists all previous exhibitions and events.


Events & Exhibitions

OFFSITE: In Conversation // Touchstones Rochdale

'In Conversation', at Touchstones Rochdale, is an exhibition of new and previously unseen works in drawing, film, print, and painting. Curated by Sophia Crilly, the exhibition features works by Jacob Cartwright, Daniel Fogarty, Mary Griffiths, Mark Kennard, Tim Machin, Assunta Ruocco, and Evangelia Spiliopoulou...
05 April 2014 to 14 June 2014

Compression // Robin Megannity

Bureau is delighted to present Robin Megannity's first solo exhibition, 'Compression'.
The latest exhibition at 3 Hardman Square features new paintings by Megannity that make open reference to art-historical conversation; to the austere traditions, affecting themes, and sombre characters recurrent within the history of oil painting...
10 March 2014 to 02 May 2014

On Physical Work // Assunta Ruocco & Evangelia Spiliopoulou

Bureau is pleased to announce the latest exhibition at 3 Hardman Square, 'On Physical Work', featuring new works by Assunta Ruocco and Evangelia Spiliopoulou. Both artists have recently developed practices reliant on, and in response to, external and self-imposed systems and structures...
25 October 2013 to 14 December 2013

OFFSITE / ART FAIR: The Manchester Contemporary

Bureau is participating in 'The Manchester Contemporary' art fair, exhibiting new works by artists Jacob Cartwright, Mary Griffiths, Tim Machin, and Yelena Popova.
26 September 2013 to 29 September 2013

OFFSITE: Of Time And // Evangelia Spiliopoulou // Solo exhibition at Bury Art Museum

Bureau is delighted to announce Evangelia Spiliopoulou's solo exhibition of new and existing works, 'Of Time And' at Bury Art Museum...
06 July 2013 to 14 September 2013

*NEW* // Edition Prints // Yelena Popova

Bureau are delighted to offer two stunning new limited edition prints by Yelena Popova,
on the occasion of her solo exhibition, 'Lobachevsky's Dream'...
05 July 2013 to 30 August 2013

Lobachevsky's Dream // Yelena Popova

Bureau is pleased to announce 'Lobachevsky's Dream', a solo exhibition of works by
Yelena Popova, at 3 Hardman Square.
Popova works across a range of media, incorporating painting, installation, and video,
in a practice that is underpinned by an interest in the concept of balance, discordant
and harmonious...
04 July 2013 to 06 September 2013

The Utopian Buck Stops Here // Matthew Denniss, Matthew Houlding...

Bureau is pleased to present 'The Utopian Buck Stops Here', an exhibition of new and existing works by Matthew Denniss and Matthew Houlding, and the gallery's second exhibition at 3 Hardman Square, Spinningfields...
10 May 2013 to 21 June 2013

Inside Edge Outside Space // Clare Kenny

Bureau is pleased to announce 'Inside Edge Outside Space', Basel based artist Clare Kenny's first solo exhibition in her hometown of Manchester, and the gallery's inaugural exhibition at 3 Hardman Square, Spinningfields.

25 February 2013 to 26 April 2013 (08:00 - 18:00)

OFF SITE: Imprint

A Bureau offsite project at 3 Piccadilly Place, Manchester. In collaboration with 'Imprint Arts', 'Bricoleurs Press' and 'Music & Liberation'. Supported by PRS for Music Foundation and Heritage Lottery Fund. Celebrating experimentation and improvisation in Art, Music, Performance. Underground. Since 1970...
01 October 2012 to 14 October 2012