Creating /Collecting /Collaborating

University of Salford Art Collection

Welcome to the University of Salford Art Collection website. This growing art collection has existed for 50 years and is for the benefit of staff, students and the public.  The Collection contains around 700 items which are stored and displayed on campus and are available for loan to museums and galleries in the UK and internationally.

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What’s it like to be sixteen years old now? In a major new touring exhibition leading contemporary photographers join forces to present the multimedia project Sixteen, exploring the dreams, hopes and fears of sixteen year-olds across the UK.

Head and shoulders shot of a girl. The girl is staring straight at the camera, she has long curly auburn hair. The girl is in a white shirt and is against a white background.

Acquired: a century of collecting

Exploring the art collections of Salford Museum and Art Gallery and the University of Salford.

Painting of tower blocks.

Ruth Barker & Hannah Leighton-Boyce, Tour to Glasgow Women’s Library

Exhibition which launched a Castlefield Gallery in March 2018 now tours to Glasgow Women’s Library.

Four cylindrical objects made of salt.