Explore our collection of over 25,000 objects of fine art, decorative art and costume, developed over 200 years and still growing.
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Love it or hate it, snow has always inspired artists to try to capture its elusive qualities in paint.
Hot drinks, once expensive luxuries for the few, have enriched our lives, promoted the exchange of ideas and influenced the design of our homes. Browse this collection of works related to the production and use of tea.
Tidmarsh was an astonishingly industrious artist of the late nineteenth and early twentieth century. Explore this extensive collection of drawings of Manchester.
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Commemorative Plaque scheme
Manchester City Council installed its first commemorative plaque in 1960, and since then has installed over 100 of them