Creating /Collecting /Collaborating

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: 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.

Musings from a Park Bench: Rediscovering Salford

New article by Sara Jaspan for The Fourdrinier magazine explores Salford’s local radical history and development of green spaces – inspired by our Rediscovering Salford programme.

Introducing: Energy House artists in residence

In collaboration with Open Eye Gallery, we are delighted to announce a new commission with photographers Stephanie Wynne and Steve McCoy at Energy House, Salford