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Exhibitions 2018

20 January - 14 April 2018 in Gallery Three & Four.  In January 2017 a group of artists came together for an intensive two-week residency in Bapugaon a remote village in rural Maharastra, India. Warli painters, artists and craft workers, a musician, filmmaker, story-teller, designers and ceramic artists, collaborated in creating an installation in the landscap ...

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20 January - 14 April 2018 in Gallery One. This year’s popular open art exhibition celebrates the artistic talent of Rochdale with a new twist! Established artists and amateurs alike who live or work in the borough of Rochdale are invited to exhibit their artworks to the size of a postcard. Top prizes awarded by a judging panel include £100 and the chance for one of ...

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From October 2017 - March 2018. Venue: Heywood Sports Village. Learn more about the development of health and wellbeing in Victorian Rochdale through to the advent of the NHS in the 1940’s with our new exhibition at Heywood Sports Village. Featuring a range of objects from the collection, from home medicine chests to poison bottles and a nurses uniform, this displa ...

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1 April 2017- 31 March 2018. Gallery Two. Rochdale rose to prominence during the 19th century as a major mill town and centre for textile manufacture during the Industrial Revolution. It was a ‘boomtown’ of the period, and amongst the first ever industrialised towns. Toil, Trade & Titans explores how the social, economic and cultural impact of industry is man ...

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