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University of Salford Art Collection

Welcome to the University of Salford Art Collection – an ambitious and growing collection of over 700 modern and contemporary artworks, founded c1968.

Update – April 2020 – Coronavirus COVID-19
All of our public events and exhibitions, including the New Adelphi Exhibition Gallery, are currently closed/post-poned until further notice due to the Covid 19 pandemic. The Team are currently working from home. Please click HERE for further information about our work during COVID-19, And check our BLOG for our latest news, opportunities and events.


‘Jemini Peaches’ – New poem by Chancellor Jackie Kay

New poetry in response to the COVID 19 crisis, May 2020. This week, Jackie shares her poem ‘Jemini Peaches’.

Jackie Kay by Claudia Alonso (2015)

Now showing online: Shezad Dawood’s Leviathan Cycle (21-28 May 2020)

The first episode of Leviathan by Shezad Dawood, originally co-commissioned by the University of Salford Art Collection, is streaming online for one week only. May 2020

Spring/Summer 2020: Micro-commission opportunity

Calling all artists living, working or with a strong connection to Salford: £200 micro-commissions available. Deadline: 10th May 2020.