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Moss Terrariums and Bottle Gardens

Make your own miniature garden in a bottle using mosses with artist Anthony Hall.
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Snipe Clough: Moss Trail 1

Inspired by the collectors who donated mosses to the museum, Anthony Hall shares his trail around Snipe Clough on the search for specimens.
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Park Bridge: Moss Trail 2

Inspired by mosses in Gallery Oldham’s collection, Anthony Hall shares his trail around Park Bridge on the search for new specimens.
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Let’s be heard

Alessandra Merizzi has written this blog about the latest exhibition in our Community Gallery. The exhibition runs from 17 July until 4 September. Let’s Be Heard is a group of […]
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‘Biocrusts’ and ‘Blanket-bogs’

One of a series of blogs written by Anthony Hall who is exploring the secret life of moss specimens in our natural history collection.
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The National Gallery Masterpiece Tour: Degas

We’re using Hélène Rouart in her Father’s Study by Hilaire-Germain-Edgar Degas by as a springboard for conversation. Is this really a portrait of Hélène or her father? How are women represented in our collections? And, who are the women in these paintings?
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Festival Oldham 2021

We’re delighted to announce Festival Oldham is back! The borough’s free celebration of art and entertainment takes place on Saturday 24 July 2021 in Parliament Square in Oldham Town Centre […]
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Brick by Brick exhibition opens 26 June

Our latest exhibition is sure to be popular with LEGO® fans – whatever their age. The Brick by Brick exhibition, which runs from 26 June to 4 September, gathers the […]
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Young Artists Micro-commission with National Gallery, London

Gallery Oldham is excited by young people’s take on the world, we want to create opportunities for discussion, exploration and creation of new work and change. As part of our […]
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Moss is not the enemy

One of a series of blogs written by Anthony Hall who is exploring the secret life of historical moss specimens in our natural history collection.
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