Over to you...
Until 7 December, Gallery Two Over recent months visitors, staff, schools and community groups have been selecting their favourite works from the Borough’s permanent art collection. Over to you… features some of their choices. Opening Times Tuesday-Saturday 10am-5pm, Art Cafe: 10am-4pm. Please check during holiday periods. ...Read more
Borough Beats: Music from 1980's to now
From March, Museum Celebrating the Heritage Lottery Fund project Borough Beats and co-curated by a number of young people from across the local area, this display focuses on music and popular culture from the Rochdale borough from the 1980’s to the present day ...Read more
Harry Meadley: But what if we tried?
2 March – 1 June Gallery Two, Three & Four Intrigued by the fact visitors often ask us why we don’t show more of the over 1500 works in the Borough’s fine art collection, artist Harry Meadley set us the challenge of attempting to display as much of the collection as possible in a single exhibition. Spanning three galleries, But what if we tried? pre ...Read more
Rachel Kneebone: The Dance Project
Until 12 January 2019Gallery One, Two and Four. British artist Rachel Kneebone is widely acclaimed for her complex porcelain sculptures that express physical metamorphosis and movement. For her first solo exhibition in the North of England, she will premiere a new series of sculptures and drawings that deepen her investigations into the experience of inhabiting the ...Read more
A Postcard from Rochdale
19 January - 18 MayGallery OneHaving proved a hit in its inaugural year, we return with the second edition of our annual open art exhibition A Postcard from Rochdale.This time established artists, amateurs and schools were invited to seek inspiration from our rich and diverse permanent collection of over 500 paintings and submit their artworks ...Read more
Until March at Middleton Arena. Discover more about Rochdale’s proud sporting history in this new display of unique memorabilia and local stories. Step back in time to learn more about Rochdale’s very own baseball team, the Rochdale Greys; the growth of the Hornets rugby team and the boroughs excellence in professional swimming. The display will also celebrate ...Read more
From Herbs to Hospitals: Health and Wellbeing in Rochdale
Until 13 April 2019. Heritage Gallery. Learn more about the development of health and well being in Victorian Rochdale through to the advent of the NHS in the 1940’s. This exhibition will look at how medicine and healthcare went from being a luxury for those who could afford it to a service available for everybody. Featuring a range of objects that have never previo ...Read more