Exhibitions

Charles Rennie Mackintosh: Making the Glasgow style

Walker Art Gallery

15 March – 26 August 2019 This exhibition spans the lifetime of Charles Rennie…

Leonardo da Vinci: A Life in Drawing

Walker Art Gallery

1 February – 6 May 2019 In February 2019, to mark the 500th anniversary…


Incandescence: Turner’s Venice

Brantwood

11 April – 4 August 2019 This exhibition marks the first ever public exhibition…

Northerly or North West by Catriona Taylor

Brantwood

16 December 2018 – 10 February 2019 Incorporating maps and words of the shipping…


Black Sun, Blue Light – moving image & installation by Patricia Townsend

Brantwood

21 November 2018 – 3 February 2019 A star-like object moves in the dark…

Hilde Goldschmidt and Kurt Schwitters

Abbot Hall Art Gallery

On now This display focuses on the work of two German artists who came…


John Harden (1772 – 1847)

Abbot Hall Art Gallery

26 September 2018 – February 2019 To celebrate the Lake District’s new status as…

Neo Popist Punk Paintings By Andy Ostin

Urban Art Gallery

4 January – 24 February Neo Popist Punk Paintings By Andy Ostin. Prices range from…


Lowry & The Pre-Raphaelites

The Lowry Galleries

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

The Simpsons: An Arts & Crafts Family

Blackwell The Arts & Crafts House

21 September – 6 January 2019 This exhibition places The Simpsons family in the…


Grayson Perry Spotlight Loan

Blackwell The Arts & Crafts House

21 September – 6 January 2019 Turner prize winner Grayson Perry established his career…

Julie Cope’s Grand Tour: The Story of a Life by Grayson Perry

Abbot Hall Art Gallery

9 November  2018 – 16 February 2019 Julie Cope is a fictional character created…


Alison Watt: A Shadow On The Blind

Abbot Hall Art Gallery

12 October 2018 – 2 February 2019 Alison Watt was born in Greenock in…

Frank Hampson – The Man Who Drew Dan Dare

The Atkinson

15 September 2018 – 16 March 2019 Frank Hampson created ‘Dan Dare, Pilot of…


The Art of Noise

The Atkinson

8 September 2018 – 16 March 2019 An exhibition of paintings and sculpture drawn…

Leo Fitzmaurice: Between You and Me and Everything Else

Walker Art Gallery

29 September 2018 – 17 March 2019 As part of the Arts Council Collection…


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…


Bury Art Museum & Sculpture Centre

Bury Art Museum & Sculpture Centre

Bury Art Museum & Sculpture Centre Showcases international and local art. The collections and…

Exchanges

Whitworth Art Gallery

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