Manchester Art Gallery

Families having fun at Manchester Art Gallery © MCAG
Mosley Street, Manchester M2 3JL

Opening Times:

Open Monday to Sunday 10am-5pm; late opening Thursday evenings till 9pm

Closed Mondays (except Bank Holidays), 1 January, Good Friday, 24-26, 31 December

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There’s always something fun for families to do at Manchester Art Gallery and it’s all for free.  There are over 25,000 objects spanning six centuries in our collection.

Contact Details:
Tel: 0161 235 8888

Learning Programmes:

Our Key Stage programme has workshops linked to QCA schemes of work, embracing innovative combinations of dance, drama, science, numeracy, literacy, storytelling and a vast range of visual arts.


Our teacher-training courses focus on themes relating to the permanent collection and special exhibitions.


Primary School Workshops include:

Victorian Manchester - Ford Madox Brown's painting Work is brought to life in this exciting workshop  and interactive aimed at KS2 pupils.


Secondary School workshops include topics such as:

Thinking Visually; Capturing Nature; Portraits and Identify; Shakespearean Stories


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Associated Resources

Stepping Inside...a 1910 Painting with Tony Ross

Stepping Inside...a 1910 Painting with Tony Ross

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