What’s on

On this page find out about our current activities and associated partner events.


He was a wild one

British music photography from the 1950s and 1960s, from the Open Eye Gallery archive in Liverpool and the University of Salford Art Collection.

Gordon Cheung: Tears of Paradise

Our recently commissioned work by Gordon Cheung is currently premiering as part of Cheung’s solo exhibition Tears of Paradise at Edel Assanti, London.

Gordon Cheung, Tears of Paradise. Gallery installation shot. Courtesy of Edel Assanti, copyright Gordon Cheung.

Thumbs Up

An exhibition exploring connections in popular culture, travel, movement, and use of colour. These meeting points will shape how the work interacts in the gallery creating a welcoming and enveloping intervention in the depths of winter.

Thumbs Up events at Castlefield Gallery

Artists’ tour, panel discussion and yoga sessions to accompany the Thumbs Up exhibition at Castlefield Gallery, including .

In Focus: Portraiture

Exhibition exploring modern and contemporary portraits from the University of Salford Art Collection.

Rory Mullen, Portrait of Chancellor Jackie Kay, 2015. C-type print. Image courtesy of the artist.

Ma Qiusha: Fog Series at Bury Art Museum & Sculpture Centre

Ma Qiusha’s Fog Series will be on display at Bury Art Museum & Sculpture Centre as part of their upcoming exhibition Mark Marking.

Ma Qiusha, Fog Series, 2013. Watercolour on paper. Photograph by Nick Harrison. © Ma Qiusha.

Peer to Peer Shanghai Center of Photography

Peer to Peer is a group exhibition of 14 photographers from the UK and China.

Peer to Peer Installation shot, Shanghai Center of Photography. ©️Fuyou