We know that you can’t visit us at the moment but we have loads of fun activities that you can get involved with from home.
Visit our kids & families page for a range of activities to keep the family entertained!
Looking for resources to help with home schooling?
Head to our schools page for cross-curricular PowerPoints with educational activities inspired by artworks and artefacts from our collection.
We have a huge range of activities for families, individuals, artists, young people and everyone else who visits Gallery Oldham.
Check the calendar on the right for upcoming activities and events.
For Kids and Families we have a fun mix of events for families during all school holidays, our monthly Super Saturdays and weekly Go Baby and GO Explorer sessions. Plus the Small Cinema showing family friendly films.
For Young People we have a variety of creative activities, workshops and sessions to develop your skills. We also deliver and support Arts Award.
For adults we offer a range of informative art and craft courses, and group workshops that are suitable for all levels of ability.
Join curator Sean Baggaley via Zoom as we take a look at the amazing artwork in our latest exhibition Brick by Brick which gathers the work of 18 artists, designers and photographers from around the world who use LEGO® bricks as their medium or inspiration. Using this simple plastic construction block as their starting point, […]
We're are delighted to announce Festival Oldham is back! The borough’s free celebration of art and entertainment takes place on Saturday 24 July 2021 from 12 noon until 4pm in Parliament Square in Oldham Town Centre and Gallery Oldham Gardens. This year's theme is ‘Heroes’, join us from noon until 4pm as we celebrate the […]
This year more than ever we all need to be more playful, join our early years special this National Play Day and explore your senses in our sensory room, watch a wonderful performance by the talented actors from Oldham Theatre Workshop, join in a special summer themed Rhyme Time and take part in an artist […]
We are delighted to be partnering with the brilliant team at Cotton On Manchester for our first craft workshop back! Join artists Sarah Riccardi and Alice Copley as they take you through the techniques and processes of Oil Painting, featuring our very own collection as inspiration you will learn about and then practice how to […]
Join us every month to enjoy a range of family friendly movies that little ones AND grown ups will love! Hidden Figures (PG) £3 To celebrate Black History Month Small Cinema is showing Hidden Figures, a biographical drama that follows three female African-American mathematicians who deal with racism and gender […]
Five Week Screen Print Course for Beginners. Experiment with creating, preparing and screen printing on fabric and paper using an array of techniques to produce your own wonderful designs. Tuesday […]
Our free monthly talks are informal and last around 40 minutes and given by gallery staff or artists.