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Gallery Oldham Announces ‘The Oldham Open 2017’

Gallery Oldham is inviting local artists to submit work to the ever popular ‘Oldham Open’.

The exhibition – which will run from 22 September to 18 November – promises to be a visual feast, with the gallery welcoming work from local talent in a variety of media including drawing, painting, photography, ceramics, jewellery, sculpture, film and video.

Councillor Barbara Brownridge, Cabinet Member for Neighbourhoods and Co-operatives, said: “Pick up your paintbrush, get out your sketchbook and start snapping with that camera.

“If you live, work or study in Oldham then this is your chance to show your work as part of an exciting exhibition at Gallery Oldham.

“It’s all about celebrating the creativity and talents of the borough, by showcasing work by a wide range of artists with different interests.”

Local artists should submit work – along with a completed entry form – between 6-9 September at the Gallery Oldham reception desk (between 10am and 4pm daily). Entry forms can be downloaded at

Anyone wanting to submit work that may have special requirements, such as a large, heavy sculpture or a video installation, should contact the gallery by September 7 at the latest to discuss installation at

Only artists who live, study or work in the borough are eligible to take part in the exhibition.

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