News Archive

Announcing our new Graduate Scholars

We are thrilled to announce that we have selected our cohort for 2018/19.

Alena Donely, Dripping Egg, 2017. Courtesy the artist.

PRESENCE: A Window into Chinese Contemporary Art

Final week: PRESENCE is the first time we have shown the New Collection of Chinese Contemporary Art in its entirety.

Stairs leading to a large photograph under a brick arch.
Luke Ching, Wall: Room 118, Titanic Hotel, Stanley Dock, Regent Road, Liverpool, 2017. PRESENCE exhibition installation shot by Pete Carr.

Apply for Graduate Scholarship Programme 2018

The Graduate Scholarship Programme is currently accepting applications.

Neon sign saying OPEN

Exciting partnership keeps Salford at its heart

University of Salford and Salford Community Leisure have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to formalise the growing partnership between both organisations.

Steve Hassall, Chief Executive of Salford Community and University of Salford Vice-Chancellor Helen Marshall.

Exhibition Launch: Polyrhythmia

Exhibition launching tonight: Polyrhythmia​ ​is​ ​a​ ​group​ ​exhibition​ ​revolving​ ​around​ ​the​ ​continuous​ ​global​ ​transformation​ ​of​ ​the​ ​urban landscape.

Man holding large photograph of a buidling in front of his face.
Chris Paul Daniels & Sam Meech, One Square Mile, 2016. Still from video. Courtesy the artists.

Exhibition Launch: …into the labyrinth

Launch tomorrow: Exhibition showcasing the work of 8 creative practitioners inspired by the 57th Venice Art Biennale.

Hazel Rebecca Clegg, Submerge, 2017. Courtesy of the artist.

Curator vacancy at Centre for Chinese Contemporary Art

Curator vacancy with one of our partners.

Exhibition Launch:Digital Matters: The Earth Behind the Screen

Exhibition Launch this Thursday.

Black and white photography of mountains and waterfalls.
Yang Yongliang. The Night of Perpetual Day, 2014. Courtesy the artist and CFCCA.

The Manchester Contemporary 2017: ALUMNI

Exhibiting work by alumni from our Graduate Scholarship Scheme.

Lizzie King, Blackhole, 2016. C-Type from original Chemigram. Image courtesy of the artist.

Mandy Payne awarded StudioBook 2017 Commission to Collect

A new commission considering the recent impacts the tragic Grenfell Tower incident has had upon Salford’s growing housing developments.

Photograph of artist Mandy Payne in an artist's studio
Mandy Payne. Image courtesy: Heidi Donohoe