Talks and Tours

Gallery talks

Our monthly lunchtime talks and tours are a great way to find out more about exhibitions, collections and specialist exhibitions. Talks are free, informal and last around 40 minutes with time for discussion afterwards.

Our talks are delivered by curators, artists, volunteers and specialists.

There is no need to book.

Art Talks with Art Fund: Titus Agbara
September 27, 7pm 

Gallery Oldham is delighted to announce this special artist talk by Titus Agbara as part of the Art Talks with Art Fund national programme. With support by Art Fund we were able to purchase Damilola in 2017Agbara’s most recent piece of work. Originally featured in the Oldham Open exhibition.

Join us for this special talk to hear Agbara discuss his painting techniques, his artistic career so far and future plans. This event is part of the Art Talks with Art Fund, a national programme of artist talks around contemporary art museums in the UK. Light refreshments provided. Free – booking essential via Eventbrite.

Wednesday 17 October, 1pm

Explore the artworks in the Refuge exhibition. Part of the Asia Triennial.

Wednesday 21 November, 1pm
Find out about life in Oldham during WWI, as seen in the Peace and Plenty exhibition, with historian Alan Fowler.

Wednesday 5 December, 1pm
Explore A to Z: The First Seven Years with art curator Rebecca Hill.

Saturday 12 January, 1pm
Study the Peace and Plenty exhibition with our social history curator.

Wednesday 30 January, 1pm
Join our Natural History curator Patricia Francis in Oldham Stories.