Manchester Art Gallery, Manchester

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A publicly owned art gallery opened in 1824, Manchester Art Gallery fills three buildings with both domestic and international art. The collection includes works by French Impressionist Pierre Adolphe Valette, "The Picnic" by Wynford Dewhurst, and a Cezanne that depicts scenes from Manchester painted during his stay in the city. William Burges' reformist furniture design as well as a collection of silver and glassware also grace the gallery rooms. Admission to the gallery is free. To visit Manchester Art Gallery and other attractions in Manchester, use our Manchester trip itinerary maker app.
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  • Visited for the first time and found it noisy with videos in some of the galleries - h ow can one enjoy the art experience with constant chatter in the background. The descriptions were poor and a... 
    Visited for the first time and found it noisy with videos in some of the galleries - h ow can one enjoy the art experience with constant chatter in the background. The descriptions were poor and a...  more »
  • came to Manchester for a day out went to the art gallery a most enjoyable few hours we had just missed one of the Derrick Jarmon exhibition which had finished a couple of day before but it was still.....  more
    came to Manchester for a day out went to the art gallery a most enjoyable few hours we had just missed one of the Derrick Jarmon exhibition which had finished a couple of day before but it was still.....  more »
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  • Amazing Gallery. A must-go for art lovers The painting are so enchanting. I'm not an art guy type but this gallery made me change my mind. I could see the painting are talking to me and they felt so alive. Each painting has a small description just next to it but the story of the paintings are much more deeper.
  • This is a must visit attraction for both locals and visitors to Manchester. No need to be an art lover to appreciate some of the simply stunning paintings and other exhibits. Current exhibitions include sculptures from the gallery's own collection, many of which have never been seen by the public before, and a wide range of works by Derek Harman who died in 1993. Both displays are so different but equally impressive.

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