Exhibitions

The Booth Centre: Arrival

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25 September 2018 – 31 January 2019 The Booth Centre brings about positive change…

Acquired: a century of collecting

Salford Museum and Art Gallery

3 November 2018 – 9 June 2019 Charting a 100-year history of collecting this…


Beyond the Linear: Emma Lloyd

Salford Museum and Art Gallery

8 December 2018 – 28 April 2019 Emma Lloyd dissects, reforms and translates language,…

LS Lowry – Salford’s Royal Academician

The Lowry Galleries

8 December 2018 –  3 March 2019 To celebrate the Royal Academy’s 250th anniversary,…


Alice Kettle: Thread Bearing Witness

Whitworth Art Gallery

1 September 2018 – 24 February 2019 From the Barberini Tapestries to the Bayeux…

William Kentridge: Thick Time

Whitworth Art Gallery

21 September 2018 – 3 March 2019 South African artist William Kentridge weaves together…


Leonardo da Vinci: A Life in Drawing

Manchester Art Gallery

1 February – 6 May 2019 Marking the 500th anniversary of the death of…

Martin Parr: Return to Manchester

Manchester Art Gallery

16 November 2018 –  22 April 2019 Martin Parr shows how the lives of…


Lowry & The Pre-Raphaelites

The Lowry Galleries

10 November 2018 – 24 February 2019 This exhibition brings together works by Rossetti…

Four Corners of One Cloth: Textiles from the Islamic World

Whitworth Art Gallery

23 June 2018 – November 2019 From Syria, Iraq, Turkey and Yemen – the…


Prints of Darkness: Goya and Hogarth in a Time of European Turmoil

Whitworth Art Gallery

7 July 2018 – August 2019 Francesco José de Goya Lucientes (1746-1828) and William…

Exchanges

Whitworth Art Gallery

24 March 2018 – April 2019 Exchanges sets art and artists together, sometimes in…


Bodies of Colour: Breaking with stereotypes in the wallpaper collection

Whitworth Art Gallery

4 May 2018 – May 2019 This latest exhibition uses the Whitworth’s extensive and…

Salford Royal Academy Takeover

Salford Museum and Art Gallery

30 June 2018 – Sunday 24 February 2019 This year (2018), Salford Museum &…


Nordic Craft and Design

Manchester Art Gallery

6 July 2018 – 7 July 2019 Highlighting the superb quality and creativity inherent…

Speech Acts: Reflection-Imagination-Repetition

Manchester Art Gallery

25 May 2018 – 22 April 2019 What do public museums collect and why?…


And Breathe . . . Exploring the relationship between art and mindfulness

Manchester Art Gallery

16 March 2018 – 15 March 2019 And Breathe… is an exhibition of artworks from…

Annie Swynnerton: Painting Light and Hope

Manchester Art Gallery

23 February 2018 –  6 January 2019 The first retrospective for nearly a century…


The Whitworth: Collections

Whitworth Art Gallery

The Whitworth’s extensive and eclectic collection of art and design is of international significance. It…

Salford Art Gallery: Collections

Salford Museum and Art Gallery

Salford Museum and Art Gallery was the UK’s ‘first free public library’, which opened…