Gallery Oldham provides a wide range of exhibitions and activities targeted at different audiences of all ages within Oldham and the surrounding area.
Current and forthcoming exhibitions feature artworks and items from Oldham’s diverse collections alongside newly commissioned art, international work, touring exhibitions and work produced with local communities.
Talks and tours, art and craft workshops, work with schools and artist residencies are all part of the gallery’s regular activities programme.
Our Fine Art collection consists of over 550 oil paintings, ranging from pre-Raphaelite and late Victorian artists to post-war painting including Pop and Abstract art.
Of particular interest is the Charles Lees Collection of oil paintings, watercolours, drawings and engravings, presented to the town in 1888.
The items displayed in our foyer give some idea of the range of objects in our collections.
They include several natural history items, a portrait of Charles Lees who was an important benefactor of the gallery in the 1800s and even a motorbike made in Oldham by Bradbury & Co Ltd in 1915.
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