Facilities and resources

Resources are key to helping you make the most of your studies, whether you're an undergraduate or studying for a PhD.

Supporting the arts

The major library, gallery and museum provisions of The University of Manchester include:

City of culture

Manchester Art Gallery boasts an internationally celebrated Pre-Raphaelite collection. Also nearby are the the Lowry Arts Centre, the Imperial War Museum North, and Cornerhouse galleries and cinemas. Students at Manchester also draw upon the resources of Liverpool (Walker Art Gallery, Liverpool Museum, Tate Gallery) and Leeds (Henry Moore Institute).

Our libraries

Our libraries

Teaching and research in Art History are supported by The University of Manchester Library, one of the finest university libraries in Britain. Its outstanding collections have been built up over many years, and there is generous support for current books, periodicals, and information technology. In addition, AH has its own dedicated, subject-specific library, conveniently located, along with our teaching rooms and staff offices, in the Mansfield Cooper Building.

Using our cultural assets for your studies