The Whitworth

photograph of the exterior of the Whitworth Art Gallery

An internationally important collection of 55,000 artworks is just the start.

At the Whitworth, our new study facilities, searchable database and research projects with partners across the world put our collection at the centre of everything we do.

Venue Type:

Gallery, Garden, parklands or rural site

Opening hours

Gallery and shop:
10am-5pm daily (until 9pm on Thursday)

Café and restaurant:
Monday to Saturday 9am-5pm (until 9pm on Thursday), Sunday 10am-5pm

Admission charges


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Thursday Lates: NTS Takeover

  • 18 May 2017 7-11pm

Cult online radio station NTS Radio brings DJs and visual artists to the Whitworth for a night of left-field music and off-kilter video projections. Expect idiosyncratic playlists and a party atmosphere within the gallery’s impressive surrounds.

Entrance after 9pm through Parkside entrance only.

Suitable for

  • Not suitable for children



The Whitworth
The University of Manchester
Oxford Road
Greater Manchester
M15 6ER




0161 275 7450

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