Manchester Histories Festival

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Manchester Histories is presenting events, exhibitions, workshops and more throughout the year.  

Picture Stockport

Bringing to life the known and hidden artworks of Stockport

23 June – 14 July 2017

VENUE: Stockport War Memorial Art Gallery, Wellington Rd South, Stockport SK3 8AB

From the historical to modern masters, traditional to contemporary, marvels of Victorian engineering, local street corners to the football terraces, and the humdrum of everyday life to the party atmosphere of the carnival — they’re all depicted and they all paint a picture of Stockport.

From January – February 2017 the people of Stockport and beyond were asked to vote for their favourite work of art of Stockport. The top-eight works in the public vote have now been reimagined by contemporary artists and poets with the help of the public. See the new works alongside the originals in this brand new exhibition.

Fully wheelchair accessible

Monday: Closed
Tuesday to Friday: 1pm to 5pm

Saturday: 10am to 5pm

Sunday: 11am to 5pm
Bank holidays: 11am to 5pm



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