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As a major artwork by Ryan Gander is unveiled in Beswick, Culture24 hears from the Director of Manchester Art Gallery and the Whitworth about the changing cultural landscape of the north-west.
The latest work by archaeologists at Cumwhitton, in Cumbria, has been nominated for a prestigious archaeological award. See some of the discoveries made at the site since 2004.
Chancellor George Osborne has pledged £3 million to help create a stunning new temporary exhibition space at the Museum of Science and Industry in Manchester.
Politicians and the Arts Council are backing a huge artist-led venue at the centre of a creative village in Manchester which leaders say will rival London's Coliseum.
Archaeologists find bullets and shells at "enigma" Western Front practice trenches used by World War I soldiers in Cumbria
Archaeologists have found bulletheads and shellcases from the First World War at practice trenches which later became a moving target range and gunnery school during World War II.
Warring Neanderthal and cannibal factions to battle in cinema drama at brutalist Preston Bus Station
Having been commissioned after the Harris Museum and Art Gallery won this year's Contemporary Art Society Annual Award, Nathaniel Mellors will focus on an infamous bus station.
Manchester's People's History Museum has picked suffragettes, rights activists, politicians and sportsmen on a list of 100 heroes who changed Britain.
Gary and Phil Neville, Ryan Giggs, Paul Scholes and Nicky Butt inspire Salford's artists with football
In a unique partnership with the Manchester United legends known as the Class of '92, art and design students in Salford have provided works for a new hotel by Old Trafford.
A three-part reappraisal of the late US artist's work features appropriations of fashion magazines and pornography, made between 1977 and 1982. Kirstie Brewer peruses the poses.
Archaeologists say their discoveries on flooded land at Papcastle, in Cumbria, happen "once in a lifetime".
Hidden from public view since the closure of a museum 40 years ago, the ba-bird - a coffin symbol from the 19th century - has gone on show as part of a major Egyptology gallery.
Artist Jo Berry has developed a new artwork, Brain Container, featuring a series of rotating brains in cast acrylic rotating discs for the Blackpool Illuminations.
An "unbelievably exciting" two-day salvage operation by divers and historians in Birkenhead has raised the LCT 7074, which played a pivotal role in the D-Day campaign.
The Sensory War 1914-2014 brings together artists from the Great War with later works about Vietnam, Congo, Afghanistan and the Gulf.
Sooty and Sweep proved the most popular characters as The Lowry's nostalgic look back at BBC Children's television history attracted 60,000 people this summer.