Manchester Art Gallery front of building

Free entry

Open: Monday - Sunday 10am - 5pm, including bank holiday Mondays

Late night opening on Thursday until 9pm

Location
Mosley Street, Manchester M2 3JL 
Tel: 0161 235 8888 

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Gallery of Costume

Gallery of Costume

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BBC Your Paintings

Explore all of Manchester Art Gallery's oil paintings on the BBC's Your Paintings website.

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Strapless gown of Nottingham lace with matching jacket Worn by donor for her marriage at St Peter's

Something Blue

Something Blue explores a hundred years of bridal fashion from the Gallery of Costume’s collections. Please note, this exhibition is at the Gallery of Costume.

Events

  • Philosophy cafe

    Tuesday 14 July

    The Philosophy cafe at Manchester Art Gallery is an informal discussion session, meeting twice a month. Each session starts with looking at a piece of art linked to the topic.

  • Mindful marks

    Tuesday 14 July

    Join Artist Naomi Kendrick and find your flow in this open and friendly drawing workshops for adults. Drop in for as long as you like to mark-make amongst Masters such as Turner, Constable and Gauguin.

  • Art Bites

    Wednesday 15 July

    Like to talk about art and life with other people? Join us for this lunchtime discussion about two art works on display.

  • Karrie Fransman illustrated talk

    Thursday 16 July
    After hours

    Meet Karrie Fransman, whose insightful Selves Portrait is on display at Manchester Art Gallery in the exhibition Artists in the Frame, as a creative response to Van Dyck's Self-portrait.

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InsideOut House

Hilary Jack, InsideOut House, 2014

Hilary Jack's InsideOut House joins The Lost Gardens of Manchester to conjure up images of the the pioneering homesteader, small-scale industry and allotment sheds.

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