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Free creative writing workshops with Explore Learning!

Have you got what it takes to become a world class explorer? Come visit Explore Learning at Gallery Oldham this summer for our free creative writing workshops, designed to unleash your inner explorer. Join us as we journey through the A-Z of the Oldham collection to create our own exciting stories. Using the Alphabet exhibition […]

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Summer Sale

We’re having a big sale on the majority of our printed publications. From catalogues to our non-fiction work we have an excellent selection of reduced items. All publications below are now reduced to just £1 each + p.p. Respective Perspective – Patrick Hughes and Paul Critchley At the heart of Patrick Hughes and Paul Critchley practice is a child […]

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A new Heritage and Arts Centre for Oldham

We are delighted to announce exciting news about our future. Oldham Council’s plans to build a new Heritage and Arts Centre have been given the green light after the project was handed a vital double injection of funding. The Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF) has now approved a grant of £3.379 million towards the project following […]

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Join the team at Gallery Oldham…

This is an exciting time to join the team at Gallery Oldham as we embark on a major capital development which will deliver a new Heritage and Arts Centre for Oldham.   Please be aware these positions have now closed. All of our current vacancies can be found below. Applicants must apply through Yourcounciljobs. We […]

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Remembering the Somme

We’re offering you the chance to get creative and be part of the National Commemoration of the Battle of the Somme. Help us to make one of 1500 clay tiles dedicated to the men and women affected by the battle a century ago. The finished tiles will be fired and laid in The Path of […]

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Join our Urban Sketching Workshop

We are delighted to be joining up with Manchester Histories Festival this year. One of the events we are hosting is a sketching workshop giving people the chance to ‘scribble your street’. The session will be run by Liz Ackerley who is an experienced artist and illustrator. Her blog: www.scribblemystreet.wordpress.com documents her drawing and sketching […]

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Photo: Our new exhibition – The Artist’s Folio

Our new exhibition – The Artist’s Folio

  Some of the biggest names in 20th and 21st century art are showcased in our latest exhibition which opens on Saturday April 23rd. ‘The Artist’s Folio’ looks at how prints or artworks are sometimes designed to be seen as part of a group, rather than displayed individually – telling a different story from just one print […]

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Museums and Heritage Award

Whittled down from hundreds of entries we’re delighted to announce we have been shortlisted for a Museum and Heritage Award for Excellence! The M and H Award is an annual ceremony held for museums, galleries, heritage organisations and individuals. It celebrates the hard work and dedication of the organisations and staff. The award categories cover […]

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Launching our new season

Join us for our latest season launch on Saturday 5 March. It’s a chance to meet artists and curators, to try your hand at a craft activity or to explore our exhibitions (and our stores!). This is the full timetable for the day. Everything is free and there is no need to book – please […]

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Photo: We are launching our new season!

We are launching our new season!

Save the date and join us on Saturday 5th March for a series of talks and activities to mark the opening of our new season of exhibitions. You will be able to meet artists responsible for two of our exhibitions. Anna FC Smith will be talking about the history of clog fighting in the Purring: […]

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