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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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Delighted to announce our newest acquisition!

Gallery Oldham is pleased to announce the acquisition of the painting Damilola, by Oldham-based artist Titus Agbara. This has been made possible through the generous support of Art Fund. Curators at Gallery Oldham were impressed by the quality of Agbara’s work when he submitted two pieces to the Oldham Open in September 2017. It was […]

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From the Negative to the Positive

The latest exhibition in the Gallery Oldham foyer runs until 2 February. From the Negative to the Positive is the result of a series of workshops led by three artists – photographer Ian Beesley, poet Ian McMillan and cartoonist Tony Husband. They have been working with ‘The Ragamuffins’, a group of local people with dementia, […]

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Journey back to magnificence

It has been a busy and satisfying year of progress on our Heritage & Arts Centre project. As we reach the end of 2017 it is time to draw breath and take stock of all the achievements we have made so far. And also to look forward to what happens next. The old library and […]

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