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!


Craig Easton: Is Anybody Listening & Our Time, Our Place

Craig Easton: Is Anybody Listening & Our Time, Our Place comes to Salford. Find out more about the exhbition tour & engagement programme so far. PLUS all the details of the exhibition at the University.

Sustaining Photography Exhibition Open & Events Programme Announced!

Lizzie King and Gwen Riley Jones present Sustaining Photography, an exhibition exploring plant-based alternatives to traditional photography PLUS an exciting engagement programme.

Mike Pinnington Reviews Visibilities for The Double Negative

“Visibilities manifests as a focused, thoughtful display that brings works together to address diversity, both in regional communities, and globally.” Mike Pinnington, The Double Negative

Artwork of the Month – Salford Faces by Gwilym Hughes

Art Collection Team Assistant Rowan, who curated Visibilities, our current exhibition at the New Adelphi, dives deeper into one of the artworks on display for August’s Artwork of the Month.

Layers of cyan, magenta, and yellow hand drawn marks form the image of a mans face.

Join us for a Lunchtime Exhibition Tour – Visibilities (1:30pm, 15th Aug)

Join Visibilities curator Rowan Pritchard, with Stephanie Fletcher (Art Collection, Assistant Curator) for a lunchtime tour of Visibilities: Shaping a story of now.

Announcing the 2023/24 Graduate Scholars

The University of Salford Art Collection & Castlefield Gallery announce the five graduate artists awarded a place on annual Graduate Sholarship Programme.