Self Portrait: Woodcut
Gallery Oldham is delighted to be able to showcase the work of one of the most important artists to emerge from South Africa in the 20th century. The work of Albert Adams, from the collection of the University of Salford, will be on show from November 30 until April 19.
Albert Adams [...]
Saddleworth Group of Artists Annual Winter Exhibition at the Brownhill Centre, Uppermill.
The group will again hold their very popular show between Saturday November 23rd and Saturday December 21st with up to fifty works on display including oil, watercolour, pastel and textiles.
Saddleworth Artists subscribe to a wide range of styles from photorealism to expressionistic [...]
Sculptor Peter Maris and poet Simon Armitage will put the South Pennines on the map at Walk and Ride Festival event on Saturday, September 21
This year’s Walk and Ride Festival event at Scammonden Water will get off to an extra special start as the Mayor of Kirklees, Councillor [...]
by Oldham Gallery
October 2013 – March 2014
This season we have an extensive programme for your enjoyment including three new exhibitions and an exciting Community Gallery programme.
As well as our new permanent gallery, Oldham Stories: Encounters with our Collections, we also welcome exhibitions from Albert Adams one of South Africa’s greatest artists, [...]
Dinner Carriers Parade by Sam Fitton
‘Spindleopolis! When Cotton was King (Until November)
In 1913 Oldham boasted more cotton spindles than any other town in the world and the town brimmed with confidence and certainty about its future. A century on, Spindleopolis revisits this time of economic boom using contemporary paintings,
photographs and [...]
Gallery Oldham’s latest exhibition looks back 100 years to when the Borough was the centre of the universe when it came to cotton.
In 1913, the peak year for the United Kingdom’s cotton industry, Oldham boasted more spindles than any town in the world.
‘Spindleopolis: When Cotton Was King’ revisits the everyday lives of this [...]