Manchester Art Gallery front of building

Free entry

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

Late night opening on Thursday until 9pm

Closed Good Friday 3 April 2015

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

  • Art Bites

    Wednesday 25 February

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

  • Philosophy Cafe at Thursday lates

    Thursday 26 February

    The Philosophy Cafe is an informal discussion group which combines art and philosophy.

  • Glug and Chug DJ set and cocktails

    Thursday 26 February

    Come and enjoy special cocktails using our rooftop herbs and gallery honey, and start your weekend early whilst enjoying a DJ set from The Chuggernauts.

  • Alison Paton, custodian of Sandham Memorial Chapel, will give a public lecture about Stanley Spencer's paintings from the chapel.

Win a holiday to China!

Win a luxurious holiday to China for two!

Win the holiday of a lifetime to China for two people.

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The Whitworth reopened on 14 February

Whitworth Art GAllery opens on 14 Feb 2015

An art garden, sculpture terrace and orchard blur the line between the gallery and the park it calls home. Visit now: manchester.ac.uk/whitworth

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Chinese New Year

Chinese New Year - Year of the Ram

Family event 12 - 4pm

Join us to celebrate Chinese New Year, with an afternoon of traditional Chinese dance, music, storytelling and a special, drop-in workshop Chop Chop, Sticks Sticks! where you can customize your own wooden chopsticks.

Find out more about Chinese New Year events in the city.