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A History of the North in 100 objects

We are delighted to be part of an exciting project tracing the History of the North in 100 Objects. This new website is intended to showcase the pioneering spirit and impact of the North of England’s inventors, artists, scientists and designers. It is part of the Great Exhibition of the North which runs 22 June […]

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ARTIST ROOMS: Richard Long Opening

Jointly owned by Tate and the National Galleries of Scotland, ARTIST ROOMS is a collection of artwork from 40 internationally renowned artists. The collection has been made accessible to audiences through exhibitions and partnerships with galleries and museums, across the United Kingdom. And Gallery Oldham has been one of the lucky Galleries to feature the […]

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Festival Oldham Returns!

Roll-up, roll-up for the greatest show in town! Festival Oldham is back for another year. The borough’s annual free celebration of art, entertainment and street theatre takes place on Saturday 26 May, 11am to 4pm in Parliament Square and the Parish Church in Oldham Town Centre and at Gallery Oldham. This year the festival takes […]

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Transformation Party revisited

A chance to look back to our Transformation Party from April 2017. On that day we showed over 200 people around the old Library, Museum and Art Gallery.

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Now fully open!

Following the disruption caused by a flood earlier in March we are pleased to announce that Gallery Oldham will fully reopen for business from Easter Saturday (31 March). However please note that our lifts have not yet been repaired.

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Plans for a phased reopening

It’s been all hands to the pump at Gallery Oldham over the last two weeks! And we are now preparing to reopen after disruption caused by a flood in the building. The exhibitions will remain closed until 24 March although we will restart some activities in the run up to this date.

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Gallery closure

Unfortunately Gallery Oldham will remain closed over the next few days. The Naked Bean cafe is also closed. We hope to reopen on Saturday 24 March and apologise for any inconvenience caused.

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Early closure

We are open as usual today, Friday 2nd March, although will be closing at 3pm to allow our staff to get home safely. If you’re travelling to visit us today stay warm and safe! This painting from our collections shows a snowy scene in Oldham in 1912.

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Let’s Talk About Sex

The latest exhibition in Gallery Oldham’s foyer explores the history of safer sex campaigning in Greater Manchester. The stories of those involved and affected in the past three decades take centre stage in this new exhibition launched to coincide with LGBT History Month. Let’s Talk About Sex is the result of a project by the LGBT […]

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