The Holden Gallery

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The Holden Gallery, Manchester School of Art

Manchester School of Art’s Holden Gallery at Manchester Metropolitan University, offers an ongoing programme of exhibitions that are open free to the public. Since 2013 the Holden Gallery programme has been delivering four newly generated thematic shows a year with a focus on international contemporary art.

Grosvenor Building, Cavendish StreetManchesterM15 6BR View map
Telephone: 0161 247 1072 Visit Now

Opening Hours

  • Monday12:00pm - 6:00pm
  • Tuesday12:00pm - 6:00pm
  • Wednesday12:00pm - 6:00pm
  • Thursday12:00pm - 7:00pm
  • Friday12:00pm - 6:00pm

Always double check opening hours with the venue before making a special visit.

What's on near The Holden Gallery

Pillock at Contact
TheatreManchester
Pillock at Contact

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RNCM Summer Season 2024

Read our highlights from the RNCM Summer Season, taking in huge collaborative events, internationally acclaimed artists and family adventures.

from £8.50
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Explore@RNCM

Explore@RNCM returns this June, they can’t wait for you to dive into the heart of Manchester’s leading conservatoire for a day of family fun and entertainment.

free entry
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The Silent Planet at RNCM

Award-winning BBC Radio 3 Presenter, Delia Stevens and three-time BBC Radio 2 Folk Musician of the Year nominee, Will Pound, present an unprecedented collaboration with the youth-led global climate non-profit organisation, Force of Nature.

from £10.00

Where to go near The Holden Gallery

Manchester
Gallery
Manchester School of Art

The Manchester School of Art, of which the Holden Gallery is a part, is a beautiful neo-Gothic building that’s part of MMU’s All Saints campus.

Manchester Metropolitan University Brooks building, Birley Campus in Manchester
Manchester
Event venue
MMU Birley Campus

Birley is Manchester Met’s world-class centre for Education and Health Professionals and the university’s flagship community campus.

The Salutation pub in Manchester
Manchester
Bar or Pub
The Salutation

This traditional boozer, surrounded by imposing flats and university buildings, was taken over by Trof (of the Deaf Institute fame). The Sally, as the regulars call it, hosts an energetic, arty crowd – and its recently expanded outside area is another good reason to visit.

Manchester
University
MMU Student Union

Manchester Metropolitan University Students’ Union building houses a bar and various other facilities for students and staff.

Manchester
Catalog Bookshop

Find Peter and his Christiania cargo bike around All Saints Park, a hop, skip and a bunnyhop from Manchester Poetry Library.

Manchester District Guides

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