The Collection

Manchester Art Gallery

Manchester Art Gallery is the original useful museum, initiated in 1823 by artists, as an educational institution to ensure that the city and all its people grow with creativity, imagination, health and productivity. Over the last 200 years the collection has swelled to include over 45,000 works across many art forms. This book explores the depth and diversity of this unique collection, creating some extraordinary encounters between selected objects from different times and places.


Published by Manchester Art Gallery


ISBN 9780901673985