Events and Exhibitions
A poignant look back at Manchester Airport as seen through the lens of acclaimed photographer Shirley Baker, thirty years ago, having spent a day at the airport in 1987 capturing the experiences of passengers using the airport.
Upcoming Events and Exhibitions
Past Events and Exhibitions
Explore the history of one of the oldest photographic societies in the UK. See historic images, artefacts, and stories of Oldham from the society’s Victorian members, along with photographs by current members.
This exhibition includes previously unseen colour photographs by Shirley Baker alongside black and white images and ephemera such as magazine spreads, contact sheets and various sketches.
Curated by the iconic British photographer Martin Parr, Strange and Familiar considers how international photographers from the 1930s onwards have captured the social, cultural and political identity of the UK.
Photographer Ian Beesley has repurposed an industrial process camera from Gallery Oldham’s collections to produce this series of images.
Internationally acclaimed photographer and Gallery Oldham artist in residence Ian Beesley delivers a workshop to coincide with his exhibition on his work with the huge industrial process camera made by Hunter Penrose.