Greater Manchester UK


North West England Art Galleries

In Lancashire, Merseyside, Derbyshire & Surrounding
Districts of Manchester

Lady Lever Art Gallery

Port Sunlight Village, Wirral L52 5EQ. Tel: 0151-478
4136. Fax: 0151-478 4140.
Lady Lever Art Gallery was created by the philanthropist millionaire
soap baron, William Hesketh Lever, named to honour his beloved wife,
as part of his ‘model’ village at Port Sunlight. Gorgeously opulent
gallery containing many Pre-Raphaelite paintings by the likes of Ford
Madox Brown, Millais, Hunt and Rossetti as well as Constable and Turner
landscapes. Also extensive Wedgwood ceramics and Chinese, Roman and
Greek collections.
Open all year round except over Christmas holidays, from Monday to
Saturday 10.00am – 5.00pm and on Sundays from 12 noon – 5.00pm. (Please
check before setting off as times may have changed). Café on
site. Nearest train is at Merseyrail’s Bebington Station, 2 minutes
walk away.

University of Liverpool Art Gallery

2 Abercromby Square, Liverpool L69 3BX. Tel: 0151-794
2347/8. Fax: 0151-794 2343.
Fine arts and decorative arts from the University’s collections, displayed
in a fine Georgian house in the city centre. Works on display include
Turner, Burne-Jones, Augustus John, Lucien Freud and Elizabeth Frink
amongst others.
Open Monday, Tuesday, Thursday from 12 noon – 2.00pm, Wednesday and
Friday from 12 noon – 4.00pm. Closed weekends, Bank Holidays and during
the month of August. (Please check before setting off as times may
have changed).

Blackburn Museum & Art Gallery

Museum Street, Blackburn, Lancashire BB1 7AJ. Tel:
01254-667 130. Fax: 01254-695 370.
Located in a fine Victorian building in the town centre, Blackburn
Museum and Art Gallery holds around 16 visiting exhibitions a year
and has an award-winning Asian gallery of textiles, jewellery and
furniture from the Indian subcontinent. The Local History Gallery
contains details of the township’s historical development since the
earliest times, and their are lively Victorian room displays and settings.
A large collection of high Victorian paintings collected and presented
by Blackburn rope manufacturer, Edward Hart. Admission free. Open
all year round Tuesday to Friday from 12 noon – 4.45pm and Saturday
from 9.45am -4.45pm. Closed Sunday, Monday and all Bank Holidays.
(Please check before setting off as times may have changed).

Harris Museum & Art Gallery, Preston

Haworth Art GalleryHaworth Art Gallery Accrington
Blackburn Art Gallery

Towneley Hall Art Gallery

Burnley, Lancashire BB11 3RQ. Tel: 01282-424
213. Fax: 01282-436 138.
Art Gallery and Museum rolled into one, including the Natural History
Museum, an Aquarium, Gardens and a Museum of Local Crafts &
Industries. Good collections of 17th century oak furniture and embroidered
church vestments. Admission and parking are fee. Café on
site. Visiting exhibitions and guided tours. Open Monday to Friday
from 10.00am – 5.00pm. Closed Saturday and Sunday. Open all year
round including Bank Holidays, except over Christmas and New Year
holidays. (Please check before setting off as times may have changed).

Clitheroe Platform Gallery

Station Road, Clitheroe, Lancashire BB7 2JT.
Tel: 01200-443 071.
Owned and run by the Ribble Valley Borough Council, this restored
former Victorian railway station in Clitheroe was opened in 1994.
Around 9 exhibitions held every year including frequent shows by
local artists. Gallery shop. Phone for programme of events. Open
Monday to Saturday from 10.00am – 4.30pm. Closed on Sundays. Public
Car Parking next door. (Please check before setting off as times
may have changed).

Harris Museum & Art Gallery Preston

Market Square, Preston, Lancashire PR1 2PP. Tel:
01772-258 248.
Harris Museum and Art Gallery, which dominates Preston town centre,
is housed in a Grade I Listed Building and was opened in 1893. Extensive
collections of historic as well as contemporary fine arts and decorative
arts in permanent collections. Regular temporary and visiting exhibitions.
Museum shop with wide range of prints and framing available. Open
from Monday to Saturday from 10.00am – 5.00pm. Closed Sundays and
Bank Holidays. (Please check before setting off as times may have

Atkinson Art Gallery Southport

Lord Street, Southport, Lancashire PR8 1DH. Tel:
01704-533133. Ext 2110. Fax: 0151-9342109.
Gallery of mainly 18th and 19th century English watercolours and
other British paintings, as well as a small collection of contemporary
paintings, sculpture and prints. Regular changing programme of temporary
and visiting art shows. Admission free. Open Monday – Wednesday
and Fridays from 10.00am – 5.00pm and on Thursday and Saturday from
10.00am – 1.00pm. Closed on Sundays. (Please check before setting
off as times may have changed).

Haworth Art Gallery

Haworth Park, Manchester Road, Accrington, Lancashire
BB5 2JS.
Tel: 01254-233782. Fax: 01254-301954.
Beautiful country house gallery with large collection of Tiffany
Glass as well as permanent art collections and temporary visiting
exhibitions. Open Wednesday, Thursday Friday and Bank Holidays 2pm
to 5pm, Saturday, Sunday 12 noon to 4.30pm, closed Monday, Tuesday,
Christmas Day, Boxing Day and New Year’s Day. Please check before
setting off as times may have changed.

Grundy Art Gallery Blackpool

Queen Street, Blackpool, Lancashire FY1 1PX.
Tel: 01253-478170. Fax: 01254-478172.
A collection of 19th and 20th century British paintings, sculpture
and modern prints. Also has a collection of Oriental ivories and
ceramics and craft jewellery. Temporary and visiting exhibitions,
and a programme of regular musical events. Phone for programme of
forthcoming events. Open Monday to Saturday from 10.00am – 5.00pm.
Closed Sundays and Bank Holidays. (Please check before setting off
as times may have changed).

Ascot Studios Ribchester

Unit H, Bee Mill, Preston Road, Ribchester, Lancashire.
PR3 3XL. Tel: 01254 878100
Based in Ribchester, Ribble Valley, Lancashire, this industrial
contemporary gallery has a permanent exhibition of the emerging
artist Angela Wakefield, along with high quality original artwork
on steel, canvas & wood from a wide range of modern artists.
Open throughout the year, Monday – Saturday 11am – 5pm. Admission
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