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Gallery Talks Series

January 24 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on February 7, 2018 at 2:00pm

One event on March 8, 2018 at 2:00pm

One event on March 21, 2018 at 2:00pm

Our free monthly talks are informal and last around 40 minutes with time for a discussion and questions afterwards. Talks are given by gallery staff or guest speakers. All talks are drop in, no need to book.

Upcoming talks:

Family Matters: Natural History
24 January, 2pm

This exhibition brings together objects from our Natural History, Social History and Fine Art collections to look at families in its widest sense.

Family Matters: Trace your family tree
7 February, 2pm

Inspired by the local family trees exhibited in our Family Matters exhibition join the team from Local Studies and Archives to learn how to trace your own family history.

International Women’s Day
8 March, 2pm

Explore the inspirational women from Oldham’s past and present and find out more about Oldham’s suffragettes and suffragists as part of International Women’s Day.

Natural:History (a fable of progress) Or ‘oh no, we’ve killed the last unicorn’
21 March, 2pm

Beginning with the story of Percival Farrington, a nineteenth Century naturalist from Oldham, artists Richard Dawson and Jacqui Symons present a series of works exploring climate change.