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

OFF SITE / ART FAIR: The Manchester Contemporary

Bureau is pleased to announce participation in 'The Manchester Contemporary' art fair for the fourth consecutive year. The gallery will be presenting new works by Pavel Buchler, Daniel Fogarty, Mary Griffiths, and Evangelia Spiliopoulou.
27 September 2012 to 30 September 2012

OFFSITE: 'Rewritten'

'Rewritten' is curated by Sophia Crilly, and features works by Oliver Laric, Matthew Denniss, and Mark Leckey.
'Rewritten' forms part of the event 'Unwritten History' at Castlefield Gallery, Manchester, and is a text and screening of artist films created in response to Dave Griffiths 'Babel Fiche' exhibition...
13 September 2012

OFF SITE: 'Idents' - Daniel Fogarty

'Salford Quays' / Daniel Fogarty / 2012 from Bureau on Vimeo.

In a collaboration between Bureau and Cornerhouse, 'Idents' is a new series of commissioned works from Bureau represented artist Daniel Fogarty, that respond to the interior design and furnishings found in Manchester's ageing cinemas, fittingly relocated to Cornerhouse, Manchester...
24 August 2012 to 09 October 2012

OFF SITE: 'Babel Fiche' - Dave Griffiths

artplayer inFocus #5 from on Vimeo.

Dave Griffiths' solo exhibition 'Babel Fiche' re-launches Castlefield Gallery, in association with Bureau...
10 August 2012 to 30 September 2012

Fathom - Mary Griffiths

Bureau is pleased to announce 'Fathom', Mary Griffiths first solo exhibition, featuring new and previously unseen black drawings and a unique, large-scale drawing commission produced onsite, and in response to the gallery environment.
31 March 2012 to 26 May 2012

Totem - Daniel Fogarty

Bureau is pleased to announce 'Totem', Daniel Fogarty's first solo exhibition with the gallery, following his residency during Summer 2011.
11 February 2012 to 17 March 2012

What One Calls Leisure - Daniel Fogarty

Click here to downloadWhat One Calls Leisure - Daniel Fogarty - PAGE 1 -
Free download of 'Totem' exhibition text, 'What One Calls Leisure', an interview with Daniel Fogarty and writer Natalie Bradbury...
11 February 2012 to 17 March 2012

Happy Holidays...

21 December 2011 to 05 January 2012

OFF SITE: The Manchester Contemporary

Bureau is pleased to announce participation in 'The Manchester Contemporary' art fair for the third year running, where they will present new works by Sophia Crilly, Daniel Fogarty, Dave Griffiths, Mark Kennard, and Mit Senoj.
27 October 2011 to 30 October 2011

'Feast' Journal

Bureau is the North West stockist for the new contemporary art and food journal FEAST. The first issue, themed around indulgence, included the work of Bureau artist Jacob Cartwright, and launched in December 2011. The forthcoming edition (due Autumn 2012) features work by Bureau artist Daniel Fogarty. FEAST is available from the gallery during opening hours, or can be purchased online in the 'Publications/Editions' section. FEAST costs 6 GBP/ plus 1.95 postage & packaging...
15 October 2011 to 30 September 2012