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Art History

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About Art History at Manchester

Home to an internationally renowned creative scene and world-class researchers, Manchester is the perfect place to discover art history.

At Manchester we are noted for our strong interdisciplinarity, and you'll benefit from our strengths in Renaissance Studies, Romanticism, modern and contemporary art, as well as architectural history, museum studies and the intersections of art and science.

Manchester is also globally renowned for its arts and cultural offer. The city is home to major galleries including The Lowry, Manchester Art Gallery and The Centre for Chinese Contemporary Art. You’ll also have exclusive access to University-owned cultural resources including The Whitworth Art Gallery and The John Rylands Library, a spectacular neo-Gothic building housing one of the world’s finest collections of medieval illuminated manuscripts and rare books.

Art in Manchester