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Art Talks with Titus Agbara

Gallery Oldham is delighted to announce this special artist talk by Titus Agbara as part of the Art Talks with Art Fund national programme. With support by Art Fund we were able to purchase Damilola in 2017, at that point, Agbara’s most recent piece of work. Originally featured in the Oldham Open exhibition. Join us for this special talk to hear Agbara […]

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Photo: Missive from a militant

Missive from a militant

A previously unknown letter from local suffragette, Annie Kenney, is now on public display for the very first time. Working-class political activist and factory worker Annie Kenney played a key role in the suffrage movement, and the letter, written to her sister Nell in October 1905, sheds new light on the first prison sentences served […]

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Oldham Histories Festival 2018

This September Gallery Oldham is delighted to be taking part in Heritage Open Days and the broader month long festival celebrating local history. Oldham Histories Festival is your chance to find out more about the people, places, buildings and stories in your area. From talks to walks there’s plenty to discover, whether you’re interested in […]

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Summer is here!

The summer holidays have started and Gallery Oldham has a great range of activities to keep you entertained.

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The British Wildlife Photography Awards Exhibition 2017

Our latest exhibition is now open! This stunning show explores the beauty and diversity of British Wildlife. It features the winning entries to this annual competition celebrating the work of amateur and professional photographers across the UK.     Winning images have been chosen from thousands of entries in fifteen separate categories including a category […]

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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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