Manchester Art Gallery is one of the country’s finest art museums. With a mixture of wonderful historic collections with the best international contemporary art to bring fresh perspectives to familiar images, create visual dialogues and encourage conversation and debate. With over half a million visitors each year, there is a blend of historic and contemporary architecture that echoes the innovative artistic programme. Through exhibitions and events, they offer extraordinary encounters with brilliant art.
Explore collections of fine art, spanning six centuries, including many major modern and contemporary pieces. Famous for 19th century British paintings, particularly the outstanding collection of Pre-Raphaelite works. The decorative arts collections showcase the artistry, tastes and techniques of every era and culture, from ancient civilisations to today’s designer makers. With collections of ceramics, silver, glass, furniture and costume. Whilst constantly renewing and updating the collection displays so you should discover something new every time you visit.
Monday - Sunday 10am - 5pm, including bank holiday Mondays.
Late night opening on Thursday until 9pm.
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