In this series of posts research volunteer Alison Jones uncovers the life of artist William Stott of Oldham.
In this series of blog posts research volunteer Alison Jones uncovers the life of William Stott of Oldham, from his early childhood through to his artistic career follow Alison’s journey. The 1870s and 1880s was a period of great expansion in Oldham’s cotton industry. Cotton waste dealers were often in key positions to take advantage […]
William Stott is Born. It was at Rhodes Bank on the 20.11.1857 that William Stott was born. His brother, James Stott, aged 7 died on the 23rd February 1858.. James is buried at Chadderton Cemetary, which opened in 1857 and the family were able to afford a plot and headstone just off the main path. […]
Join us for a fascinating look at William Stott’s life, led by Roger Brown, art historian and author of key William Stott text “William Stott of Oldham: A Comet Rushing to the Sun”.
The latest exhibition in our Community Gallery celebrates a life-long love affair with punk.
Artist Mahtab Hussain’s exhibition ‘You Get Me?’ is the latest exhibition to open at Gallery Oldham. The series of portraits focuses on the changing identity of young, working-class Asian men and boys in contemporary Britain.
Join us on Saturday 9th February to meet artist Dave Ball and enjoy a tour of his exhibition. Dave is seven years into a 35 year project to make an image for every word in the dictionary. We are currently showing the letters A – C, which are the first 1,771 drawings and photographs. Dave will […]
We are excited to launch our new exhibition, ‘William Stott of Oldham: Great Painters Are Rare’ on Saturday 26 January 2019
We are delighted to share the news that the Oldham Rugby League Heritage Trust has been awarded a generous grant by the Heritage Lottery Fund
Gallery Oldham is open over Christmas and the New Year. Why not pay us a visit during this time to explore our great range of exhibitions. Christmas Eve – open until 4pm Christmas Day and Boxing Day – closed 27, 28 and 29 December – open as usual 31 December – open until 4pm New […]