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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.

*COVID update – January 2021*
Due to the latest Covid measures, the New Adelphi Exhibition Gallery will remain closed until further notice.
We continue to offer a range of online programming, including new commissions, live events, and film launches – Visit our BLOG for the latest updates. We’re also supporting artists in the Salford region through online studio visits. Keep safe!


Announcing: New online residency with artist Seo Hye Lee and Vital Capacities

Artist Seo Hye Lee draws from her hearing loss experience to explore hearing, listening, communication and mis-communication, in this new digital residency programme – from 1st June 2021.

A photograph of a television facing forwards and slightly to the left. The television is a black box shape and mounted to a white wall. Coming out from the left and right side of the television are two black tubes. On the screen, the fading words ‘WHAT?’ are repeated three times overlapping on top of each other at different angles.

Do you remember the Manchester Print Workshop?

The Manchester Print Workshop was based at the University in the 1980s – and produced a vibrant body of work. Did you work, study or visit during the time – and have any memories to share?

Announcing: The Storm Cone by Laura Daly

New Augmented Reality artwork The Storm Cone launches in Peel Park in May 2021 – featuring staff, students and friends of the University of Salford

Announcing: You Belong Here – Artists Rediscovering Salford’s green spaces

New commissions by Salford based artists Jack Brown, Cheddar Gorgeous, Hilary Jack and Lizzie King – which explore and celebrate local green spaces. Set to launch on 29th May 2021.

Craig Easton named Photographer of the Year

We are delighted to share that Salford alumnus Craig Easton has been named at Photographer of the Year in the prestigious Sony World Photography Awards

2021 Graduate Scholarship Programme: Now open for applications

Annual scholarship scheme for University of Salford graduates now open for applications – deadline 9am on 4th May 2021.