Events and Exhibitions


Upcoming Events and Exhibitions

A poster with text about the exhibition including black and white documentary images of people
28 June 2024 to 29 August 2024

SALFORD 77 is a documentary photography project focusing on everyday life in a changing urban environment in 1977. It aims to bring back memories of these parts of Salford and to show younger people the times their parents and grandparents grew up in.

Past Events and Exhibitions

17 October 2023, 19:00 to 21:00

Join us for an evening at the Working Class Movement Library where together we will explore the archive, learn about local history and and unearth unique inspiration for your projects.

5 March 2020, 16:00 to 17:30

University of Salford Art Collection is delighted to welcome Anna Ridler to talk about using machine learning and artificial intelligence (AI) in her creative practice. Anna’s work was recently shown in Peer to Peer (Open Eye Gallery, Liverpool and Shanghai Centre of Photography) where she was selected for one of two new commissions for the University of Salford Art Collection.

9 November 2019, 11:00 to 10 November 2019, 17:00

Learn copperplate photogravure in a two day workshop, taught by printmaker Jack Whitwell. You will learn how to expose, etch and print a 10×8 inch sized photograph of your choice.

1 November 2018, 18:00 to 3 November 2018, 16:00

We are delighted to be returning with the National Photography Symposium (NPS), this year held in partnership with the University of Salford at their base in MediaCityUK. The Symposium will be held over three dynamic and engaging days, Thursday 1 - Saturday 3 November.


1 November 2018, 18:00 to 20:00

Photo of Pete James by Brian Griffin

Join Redeye for the first in a new series of lectures that will honour the great champion of British photography Pete James, who died in March 2018. A regular lecture in partnership with The Royal Photographic Society, PARC (Photography and the Archive Research Centre), and FORMAT International Photography Festival & QUAD.

17 May 2018 to 17 June 2018

The Manchester Guide is a collection of photographs by Urszula Kochanowska, focusing on the beautiful architecture in Manchester.

Tram Tickets, 2017 © Ruth Wedgbury
24 May 2017 to 27 May 2017

Ten photography students at Manchester School of Art are exhibiting work based on truth and illusion within photography.

2 November 2016 to 10 November 2016

“Everywhere one looks today in the world of contemporary art, the photographic object seems to be an object in crisis, or at least in severe transformation.” - George Baker, Photography’s Expanded Field, October 114, p121, 2005

7 November 2016, 18:00 to 19:30

A members-only tour of Helen McGhie's studios, the only colour darkroom in the North West of the UK. 

5 November 2016, 13:00 to 18:00

In this half-day symposium, speakers will explore contemporary photography through poetry, critical debate and art discourse to creatively examine the position of tactile, physical images taking up space in a tech-complex, claustrophobic world.

Confirmed Speakers:

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