Exhibitions

Facing Out: Life after treatment for facial cancer

Whitworth Art Gallery

22 February – 2 June 2019 An exhibition of portraits of people who have…

Ancient Textiles from the Andes

Whitworth Art Gallery

29 March – 15 September 2019 This is a rare opportunity to see ancient…


Joy For Ever: How to use art to change the world and its price in the market

Whitworth Art Gallery

29 March – 9 June 2019 This exhibition responds to the 200th birthday of…

Life – A photographic exhibition by Zoë Law

The Lowry Galleries

11 May –  9 June 2019 Maggie’s provides free practical and emotional support to…


Halima Cassell: Eclectica–global inspirations

Manchester Art Gallery

2 February 2019 – 5 January 2020 Inspired by geometry, architecture, natural forms and…

Emma Smith: 5Hz & Euphonia

Home

6 April – 19 May 2019 The sounds we make to connect with each…


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,…


Leonardo da Vinci: A Life in Drawing

Manchester Art Gallery

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

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…

Nordic Craft and Design

Manchester Art Gallery

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


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…

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…

Manchester Art Gallery: Collections

Manchester Art Gallery

Manchester Art Gallery and The Gallery of Costume are home to the city’s world-class…


Manchester Gallery of Costume

Manchester Gallery Of Costume

Manchester’s Gallery of Costume at Platt Hall has one of the largest British collections…

The Lowry Gallery: Collections

The Lowry Galleries

The Lowry houses the largest public collection of paintings and drawings by LS Lowry…