Manchester Metropolitan University Special Collections

Manchester Metropolitan University Special Collections
Sir Kenneth Green Library
All Saints
Manchester
Greater Manchester
M15 6BH
England

Website

www.specialcollections.mmu.ac.uk

E-mail

lib-spec-coll@mmu.ac.uk

Telephone

0161 247 6107

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Manchester Metropolitan University Special Collections is a museum, gallery and reading room and is open to the public to browse or research the unique collections, attend an event or to see our exhibitions.

The Special Collections Gallery features 2-3 exhibitions a year, showcasing our collections and artwork by regional and internationally acclaimed artists. We also have a programme of events each year inlcuding talks, workshops and tours.

Venue Type:

Library, Archive, Gallery

Opening hours

Mon-Fri 10.00-16.00
Term Time only:
Thursday 10.00-19.00
Satuday 12.00-16.00

Closed: Sunday

Admission charges

Free Admission

Exhibition details are listed below, you may need to scroll down to see them all.
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Tigers, caterpillars and other wild things: children's books in the 1960s

  • 16 June — 5 September 2014 *on now

A delight for visitors of all ages, this exhibition features a host of much-loved characters and stories from children’s books of the 1960s selected from the Children’s Books and Book Design collections held at Manchester Metropolitan University Special Collections. It includes well-known publishers such as Ladybird and Puffin, and authors and illustrators including Eric Carle, Roald Dahl, Alan Garner, Judith Kerr, Doreen Roberts, Maurice Sendak, Brian Wildsmith and John Wyndham.

Suitable for

  • 0-4
  • 5-6
  • 7-10

Website

http://www.specialcollections.mmu.ac.uk/exhibitions.php

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