Stockport War Memorial Art Gallery

Stockport War Memorial Art Gallery
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Stoockport Art Gallery presents a stimulating programme of temporary exhibitions and a permanent display of Stockport's art collection.
A diverse range of workshops and activities run alongside this programme, providing opportunities to explore themes within the exhibitions.

Venue Type:

Gallery, Heritage site

Opening hours

Tues - Fri 1pm - 5pm
Sat 10am - 5pm
Sun 11am - 5pm
Monday Closed

Admission charges

Free to enter, but special events may be charged for.

Getting there

Car
If you plan to visit during the week then take a look at the car park map for alternative car parks close by.

Train
Stockport Station is a ten minute walk away - just follow the path from McDonald's, turn right and walk up the hill. You will pass the Town Hall on your left hand side and the Art Gallery will be in front of you at the main set of traffic lights.

Bus
The 192 bus travels from Manchester Piccadilly to Stockport via the A6 - alight at the bus stop near Stockport College, which is next to the Art Gallery.

There is also a free bus service, called Metroshuttle, which connects Stockport town centre with major attractions. This runs on Monday to Saturday between 8am and 6:30pm, as well as on Sunday between 10:30am and 5:30pm.

Collection details

Fine Art

Exhibition details are listed below, you may need to scroll down to see them all.
Stockport Open Exhibition 2016

Stockport Open Exhibition 2016

  • 24 July — 3 September 2016 *on now

This year sees the return for Stockport’s Annual Open Exhibition which has been eagerly awaited by Stockport Artists.

There is no doubt that Stockport boasts a huge amount of artistic talent and Stockport War Memorial Art Gallery is proud to be able to showcase work from established artists alongside new emerging artists.

Suitable for

  • Any age

Admission

FREE

Website

http://www.stockport.gov.uk/services/leisureculture/museumsandgalleries/stockportartgallery/artgalleryexhibitions/

People's Choice Award Prize Giving - Stockport Open Exhibition 2016

  • 3 September 2016 2-4pm

Join the Mayor and Mayoress of Stockport at 3pm as the Winners of the People's Choice Award are announced.

Suitable for

  • Family friendly

Admission

FREE

Resources listed here may include websites, bookable tours and workshops, books, loan boxes and more. You may need to scroll down or click on headers to see them all.

Saturday Morning Art Club

Saturday Morning Art Club has been a roaring success since it started in 1997. It has encouraged children and young people to develop their creativity using a wide variety of art materials and techniques. Artists, Jo Foley and Fiona Smith never fail to come up with imaginative ways to explore ideas and exhibitions. From banner-making, clay creatures, paper engineering to junk modelling – you never know what you’ll end up doing! Come along every Saturday morning from 10.30–12.30. Saturday Morning Art Club is suitable for children aged 8–13 years.

How to obtain

Saturday Morning Art Club costs £3.50 per session (or £2.50 with a Leisure Key). Discount is offered when paying for sessions in advance. For more details please contact Stockport Art Gallery on stockport.artgallery@stockport.gov.uk or 0161 4744453.

Getting there

Car
If you plan to visit during the week then take a look at the car park map for alternative car parks close by.

Train
Stockport Station is a ten minute walk away - just follow the path from McDonald's, turn right and walk up the hill. You will pass the Town Hall on your left hand side and the Art Gallery will be in front of you at the main set of traffic lights.

Bus
The 192 bus travels from Manchester Piccadilly to Stockport via the A6 - alight at the bus stop near Stockport College, which is next to the Art Gallery.

There is also a free bus service, called Metroshuttle, which connects Stockport town centre with major attractions. This runs on Monday to Saturday between 8am and 6:30pm, as well as on Sunday between 10:30am and 5:30pm.

Stockport War Memorial Art Gallery
Wellington Road South
Stockport
Cheshire
SK3 8AB
England

Website

www.stockport.gov.uk/artgallery

E-mail

stockport.artgallery@stockport.gov.uk

Telephone

0161 474 4453

All information is drawn from or provided by the venues themselves and every effort is made to ensure it is correct. Please remember to double check opening hours with the venue concerned before making a special visit.
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