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Diana Terry: Land Marks

Our latest exhibition is inspired by local quarries and the way these landscapes have changed over time. The show features new paintings, prints and sculptures by popular local artist Diana […]
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Harnessing the Power of Natural Science Collections

Distributed System of Scientific Collections (DiSSCo UK) will begin to address the challenges of digitising UK natural history collections.
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Jubilee Displays

Over the last few weeks I have had the pleasure of looking through some of our royal memorabilia with our Museum Studies work placement students from the University of Manchester. […]
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Making full use of our art collections

You can always see selections from our art collections on display at Gallery Oldham. They are used in temporary exhibitions and on permanent display throughout the building. Some items are […]
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Celebrate Empathy Day – 9th June

This year Empathy Day is on the 9th June 2022 and the theme is, Empathy – our human superpower. Here at Gallery Oldham and Oldham Libraries we are asking local schools, […]
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International Women’s Day: Liz Ackerley

To mark International Women’s Day 2022 Liz Ackerley speaks to Gallery Oldham about her experiences as a contemporary women artist.
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Legacies of Biafra – final week of events

This moving and important exhibition closes on Saturday 26 February. Don’t miss this programme of talks and storytelling scheduled for the exhibition’s final week. Online Storytelling Event – 24 February, […]
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A love letter to Oldham

Between 2018 and 2020, arts organisation Arc worked in partnership with Gallery Oldham on a community project to celebrate what makes Oldham special, with support from the National Lottery Heritage […]
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