Manchester is a very lucky city when it comes to museums and art galleries.
Frankly, we’re utterly spoilt for choice around the region, with spectacular art galleries full of priceless work and tons of historic houses charting our social history out there to explore.
We’ve got museums by the bucketload, ready to inform you on everything from tigons to transport. Many of them boast a regular changing programme of visiting shows, too, with Manchester a key city on any exhibition’s touring map.
As we enter into the new year, lots of galleries and museums are still to reveal details of their big shows in the year ahead.
But already a few of them have announced key upcoming exhibitions, so we’ve had a scout round to find some of our favourites.
You’ll find all the information you need about opening dates and addresses, or for more detailed