Manchester Art Gallery

Friends tour of Manchester Central Library

Central Library was re-launched in 2014 following a £48m transformation.  Join Ian Hopkinson (Service Development Specialist) to see the highlights of the major refurbishment and discover how the jewel in the crown of Manchester Libraries functions as a modern venue fit for the 21st century.

Booking

The event is free, but numbers are limited and booking is essential.

To book, please contact the Development Team:
Tel: 0161 235 8873
Email:  friends@manchester.gov.uk

Friends tour of shows by six South Asian contemporary artists

Join curators Natasha Howes and Clare Gannaway for a tour of shows by six South Asian contemporary artists: Neha Choksi, Waqas Khan, Mehreen Murtaza, Hetain Patel, Risham Syed and The Tentative Collective.

Booking

The event is free, but numbers are limited and booking is essential.

To book, please contact the Development Team:
Tel: 0161 235 8873
Email:  friends@manchester.gov.uk

New Friends tour

Even if you are already familiar with the history and activities of the gallery, we would highly recommend taking advantage of this opportunity as we’re sure you will still learn something new.

Booking

The event is free, but numbers are limited and booking is essential.

To book, please contact the Development Team:
Tel: 0161 235 8873
Email:  friends@manchester.gov.uk

Friends tour of the Pre-Raphaelites

The Pre-Raphaelite masterpieces are at the heart of Manchester’s collection. Join curator Hannah Williamson on this tour, which examines the impact of this revolutionary movement in British art.

Booking

The event is free, but numbers are limited and booking is essential.

To book, please contact the Development Team:
Tel: 0161 235 8873
Email:  friends@manchester.gov.uk

South Asian Design Friends tour

Join curator Janet Boston for a tour of our South Asian Design exhibition. The beautiful Design Gallery is the setting for this exhibition of a range of stunning design originating in South Asia.

Booking

The event is free, but numbers are limited and booking is essential.

To book, please contact the Development Team:
Tel: 0161 235 8873
Email:  friends@manchester.gov.uk

Highlights tour

Join one of our brilliant volunteer guides for a tour of the gallery. Find out more about art on display, the building and the history of the gallery. Every guide designs their own tour, so each tour is slightly different depending on the personality and interests of the guide.

Tours take place every Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday

Highlights tour

Join one of our brilliant volunteer guides for a tour of the gallery. Find out more about art on display, the building and the history of the gallery. Every guide designs their own tour, so each tour is slightly different depending on the personality and interests of the guide.

Tours take place every Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday

Highlights tour

Join one of our brilliant volunteer guides for a tour of the gallery. Find out more about art on display, the building and the history of the gallery. Every guide designs their own tour, so each tour is slightly different depending on the personality and interests of the guide.

Tours take place every Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday

Highlights tour

Join one of our brilliant volunteer guides for a tour of the gallery. Find out more about art on display, the building and the history of the gallery. Every guide designs their own tour, so each tour is slightly different depending on the personality and interests of the guide.

Tours take place every Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday

Highlights tour

Join one of our brilliant volunteer guides for a tour of the gallery. Find out more about art on display, the building and the history of the gallery. Every guide designs their own tour, so each tour is slightly different depending on the personality and interests of the guide.

Tours take place every Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday