Fine Art Collection

Our Fine Art collection consists of over 550 oil paintings, ranging from pre-Raphaelite and late Victorian artists to post-war painting including Pop and Abstract art.

Of particular interest is the Charles Lees Collection of oil paintings, watercolours, drawings and engravings, presented to the town in 1888. art uk
All of our oil paintings can be viewed via the Art uk website.


Below is just a small selection:



Rebecca Hill
Exhibitions and Collections Curator (Art)
Tel: 0161 770 4632