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Bury Art Gallery, Museum & Archives

Critics' choice
Art, Attractions, Museums

A grand Edwardian building, the Bury Art Gallery is worth a visit to see founder Thomas Wrigley's collection of 200 or so artworks, including paintings by...

Moss Street
Free

Castlefield Gallery

Art, Attractions

An artist-run gallery specialising in the conceptual end of the creative scale, Castlefield Gallery frequently showcases emerging practitioners and new...

2 Hewitt Street
Free

Chinese Arts Centre

Critics' choice
Art

Established in 1986, this organisation occupies a specially designed building that was opened in 2003 and now acts as a national centre for the promotion of...

Market Buildings
Free

Colin Jellicoe Gallery

Art

A 40-odd-year-old commercial art gallery that is still run by proprietor Colin Jellicoe. Primarily showcasing Jellicoe's own work, the gallery also puts on...

82 Portland Street
Tags: Chinatown

Cornerhouse

Critics' choice
Art, Bars & pubs, Cinemas, Restaurants & cafés

For a quarter of a century, Cornerhouse has championed independent art and film in the city, with a cinema and festivals programme that is arguably the best...

70 Oxford Street

CUBE Gallery

Art, Attractions

The once patchy Centre for the Urban Built Environment has improved in recent years, staging a series of cerebral exhibitions that range from conceptual art...

113-115 Portland Street
Free

International 3

Art, Attractions

An independent artist-run space, this one-room gallery presents a changing programme of high-quality contemporary and conceptual art.

8 Fairfield Street
Free

Islington Mill

Critics' choice
Art, Music

Islington Mill, a converted cotton warehouse, has led something akin to a cultural revolution in Salford over the past decade. The building, just a few...

James Street
Free

Lowry

Critics' choice
Art, Comedy, Dance, Museums, Music, Theatre

A long way from the grimly functional mill buildings so often captured by its eponymous subject and raison d'être, the Lowry marked a tipping point for the...

Pier 8
Free

Manchester Art Gallery

Critics' choice
Art, Museums

The gallery is home to some stunning Pre-Raphaelite art; highlights from the three floors of its permanent collection include Rossetti's Astarte Syriaca,...

Mosley Street
Free

Portico Library & Gallery

Art

Tucked unobtrusively away at the side of the Bank pub, and accessed via a buzzer system, the Portico recently celebrated 200 cerebral years of book lending...

57 Mosley Street

Richard Goodall Gallery

Art, Attractions

This commercial gallery's window display pulls in punters with its music and vintage posters and its so-hip-it-hurts illustrations, prints and graphic...

59 Thomas Street
Free

Salford Museum & Art Gallery

Art, Museums

Inevitably overshadowed by its more prestigious neighbours both up and down the road (its Lowry collection has been transferred to the Lowry, this gallery...

Peel Park
Free

Stockport War Memorial & Art Gallery

Art, Museums

In contrast to the grand colonnaded entry, the gallery space that hosts a changing programme of art exhibitions consists of just a pair of drab, functional...

Wellington Road South
Free

Whitworth Art Gallery

Critics' choice
Art, Attractions

The Whitworth has undergone something of a revolution of late. A new director has shaken up the old institution, fusing a rich, historic collection (of...

Oxford Road
Free