A £15 million development in 2015 transformed the gallery, doubling it in size and creating new spaces that embrace the park it calls home.
Yet although the Whitworth has opened a new chapter in its history, the organisation itself has a much broader story to tell.You'll be able to find out about that story here, alongside information about our wonderful historic collection, the Friends of the Whitworth, the people who work here and much more.
Our family-friendly offer
Whitworth Art Gallery delivers and dynamic and much loved family programme throughout the year. We are well known for our work with young children and babies. Our family workshops are designed to be accessible, enjoyable and rewarding for all ages.
Whitworth Art Gallery is located on Oxford Road, close to public transport stops. The Whitworth strives to be accessbile to all its visitors. Please contact the gallery if you have any queries.