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:
Hosting exhibitions on modern and contemporary art and holding a prestigious collection of fine and applied arts from late classical times.
One of the world's finest collections of medieval illuminated books, as well as the University's extensive collections of manuscripts and rare books.
Possesses outstanding collections of archaeological, ethnographic, and Classical artefacts.
Students have access to a wide range of state-of-the-art equipment and resources at the Martin Harris Centre.
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).
Contact is Manchester, England's innovative performance venue, and multi-disciplinary arts centre.
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.