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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

Exhibition Launch: Synthesis

Exhibition showcasing some of new acquisitions by the University of Salford Art Collection.

Still from 'Where the City Can't See'. Courtesy of Liam Young. Photograph shows two figures dancing in a forest.
Liam Young & Tim Maughan, Where the City Can’t See, 2016, still from film. Image courtesy of Liam Young.

Exhibition Launch: What’s Next?

Exhibition of work from 2017 Visual Arts Graduates.

Pencil drawing of the side profile head and shoulders of a bearded man.
Dylan Cunningham, Self-portrait, 2017. Pencil on paper. Image courtesy of the artist.

Premiere: Song for Armageddon, Nick Crowe and Ian Rawlinson

An ambitious new video work by Nick Crowe and Ian Rawlinson to premiere at BALTIC Centre this month.

Lots of empty chairs facing a sunrise.
Nick Crowe and Ian Rawlinson, Song for Armageddon, 2017 © Nick Crowe and Ian Rawlinson. Courtesy the artists and University of Salford Art Collection