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Sat 27 February - Sun 28 March 2021

Days Like These - An Exhibition

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23 Jan

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24 Jan

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24 Jan

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27 Feb

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Our gallery is currently closed in line with the Tier 4 measures announced by Government.

Days Like These is a new exhibition which shares the stories of Salford in 2020, using paintings, photographs, films and poetry contributed by some of the 245,000 residents of the city – from empty Salford streets and the joy of reuniting, to the impact on frontline workers and the challenges of being alone. The exhibition wants to reflect the hopes and fears of everyone, then and now, and after you have seen the exhibition, we hope you contribute too.

Alongside is a new display of the best of Salford’s own LS Lowry – an artist known for his paintings of crowded city streets, and vast empty landscapes.

The exhibition forms part of the Spirit of Salford initiative – a scheme designed to celebrate the unique personality and pioneering spirit of Salford.

This exhibition has been made possible with support from



Additional information

Our galleries are currently closed in line with the national lockdown announced by government. Upon re-opening, COVID-19 safety measures will be in place throughout the building.

Booking is essential. Entry is free, but donations always welcome.

 

Book your FREE timed-entry ticket

Click here to get your timed-entry ticket to the gallery.

Suggested duration of visit: 1 hour. Please note: The galleries close at 3.30pm. As such, visitors should only book the 3pm timed-entry if they are happy to experience the exhibition in a reduced 30 minute session. Thank you.

Artist Interviews

Michael Simpson - Director of Visual Art

Interview with Matt Concannon

Interview with Sophie McBriarty

Interview with Philip Westcott

Coronavirus Information

Social distancing measures are in place together with a one-way system

  • Visits to the gallery will be via timed entry slots so please ensure you arrive on time (late comers may be declined entry)
  • All tickets must be bought in advance and there is a maximum number of 6 tickets per booking.
  • All tickets within a particular group must be purchased by one booker and each group must consist of one household or support bubble.
  • When you arrive at The Lowry temperature checks and security controls will be in place.
    Face coverings are mandatory at all times throughout the venue and entry will be denied if face coverings are not worn. We do appreciate there may be exemptions.
  • No food or drink will be allowed into the galleries.
  • Always follow instructions given by our staff as well as signage and notifications to ensure the safety of everyone in the building and maintain social distancing from all other households or support bubbles at all times.

Do not attend the venue and contact us immediately if you:

  • believe you may be infected with COVID-19;
  • have experienced symptoms in the last 14 days;
  • have been in close proximity to anyone who has experienced symptoms in the last 14 days;
  • have arrived in England in the last 14 days and are not covered by the exemption rules
  • relating to self-isolation; or
  • have been instructed to self-isolate.

These measures are designed to keep everyone safe and ensure that everyone has a great time. Please respect our staff at all times as they implement these measures for everyone’s wellbeing – and most importantly we hope you enjoy your visit!

Please take a look at our FAQs in advance of your visit

Submit your work

In this exhibition, you’ll see and hear how some of Salford’s 245,000 residents documented their experiences of COVID-19 in the form of stories, artwork, films, performances, poems and photographs.

And it’s not too late to submit your work. We’ll be adding to the collection during the life of the exhibition.

Click here to submit your work to The Lowry

 

 

We welcome contributions from all areas of our community.

Access, inclusion and representation is very important to us.

Therefore if you would like to receive this information in an alternative format please contact us by email and we will be happy to help.

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Spirit of Salford

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The Lowry’s Days Like These exhibition is presented as part of The Spirit of Salford – a vital network launched by Salford City Council as a direct response to the Coronavirus outbreak, providing an essential lifeline to the people of Salford who need extra help.

If you need advice and support, visit their website or call 0800 952 1000 between 8.30am and 6pm (Monday to Friday).