Gallery Oldham: Collections

Gallery Oldham’s Fine Art collection consists of over 550 oil paintings, ranging from pre-Raphaelite and late Victorian artists to post-war painting, including Pop and Abstract art.

Of particular interest is the Charles Lees Collection of oil paintings, watercolours, drawings and engravings, presented to the town in 1888. With special thanks to Art UK, all of the Gallery’s oil paintings can now be viewed online.

The Gallery also hosts several exhibitions in its Community Gallery and Foyer during the year.

Current exhibitions include:

Get Oldham Growing: A Five Year Celebration, 13 July – 7 September 

Join us as we celebrate the first five years of Get Oldham Growing. Find out how local people are being brought together  through growing, cooking and eating projects. See how communities within Oldham have joined forces to transform previously unloved areas of land to create a community resource that benefits both residents and wildlife.


Further information:
  • Open Monday – Saturday, 10am – 5pm. (Last admission to the galleries 4.30pm); Sunday 10am – 4pm (Last admission to the galleries 3.30pm)
  • Location Gallery Oldham, Oldham Cultural Quarter, Greaves Street, Oldham OL1 1AL
  • Free admission
  • Contact 0161 770 4653