Museum Collections (4 total)

Use this list to explore the collections, archive and historical events of the the Manchester Art Museum.

Photograph of the Manchester University Settlement Playground

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Photograph of the Manchester University Settlement Playground, 1903

The founders of the Manchester Art Museum and the University Settlement believed that physical recreation was as important for children as aesthetic…

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Photograph of Children in a Street in Ancoats

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Photograph of Children in a Street in Ancoats, 1903

In 1903, Professor Francis Greenwood Peabody established The Social Museum at Harvard University. The aim of the Museum was "to promote…

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Photograph of the Theatre, Manchester Art Museum

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Photograph of the Theatre, Manchester Art Museum, 1920s

A new theatre opened in Ancoats Hall in 1892 to provide better facilities for the popular programme of plays and concerts. This photograph shows a…

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Manchester University Settlement Activities, 1899

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1899, Manchester University Settlement Activities, 1899, Manchester Art Museum and University Settlement

This page from the 1899 Annual Report of the University Settlement describes the range of activities and support provided for the local community.…

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