Creating /Collecting /Collaborating

University of Salford Art Collection

Welcome to the University of Salford Art Collection – an ambitious and growing collection of over 800 modern and contemporary artworks, founded c1968. We commission new work, support artist development, and host a range of exhibitions and events with a wide range of internal & external partners. Read more about our collection, programme, campus gallery, and latest news here!


Elliott Flanagan’s A Piece of Something Bigger showing soon!

A Piece of Something Bigger officially begins showing on Thursday 23rd May 2024, coinciding with the University of Salford Degree Show!

Mishka Henner, The Conductor | The world’s thunder comes to Salford

Have you heard the latest news from our Energy House 2.0 Artist Residency Programme? Mishka Henner brings The Conductor to Salford for a world-first at Sounds of the Other City on Sunday 5th May.

The silhouette of a percussionist is visible from the upper thighs, wielding two drumsticks, against a backdrop of tumultuous clouds, surrounded by lighting.

Book now for the Hybrid Futures Symposium in Salford

Join us and our Hybrid Futures partners for the Hybrid Futures Symposium taking place on the 10th May 2024 at The Old Fire Station, Univeristy of Salford.

A graphic representing the Hybrid Futures Symposiu. Text reads: Hybrid Futures Fri 10 May, Salford. Symposium Making, Showing and Collecting Art in a Time of Climate Crisis. Organic shapes from the Hybrid Futures branding shows green post-it notes written in response to the Hybrid Futures exhibition at Salford 2024.

Craig Easton : Is Anybody Listening? Commissioning and Collecting Socially Engaged Photography

A summary of the Socially Engaged Photography Symposium held in February 2024 as part of the ‘Craig Easton : Is Anybody Listening?’ tour.

Sam Parker Reflects on LOOK Climate Lab 2024

Sam Parker shares his thoughts on LOOK Climate Lab 2024 at Open Eye Gallery, Liverpool, featuring work from Energy House 2.0 Artist-in-Residence Mishka Henner.

LOOK Climate Lab 2024, installed at Open Eye Gallery, Liverpool.

2024 Graduate Scholarship Scheme: Open for Applications

Our annual scheme – now celebrating its 10th year – is now open to applications to 2024 Graduates from the School of Art, Media and Creative Techology