Picture Stockport

Bringing the known and hidden artworks of Stockport to life

About the project

Bringing to life the known and hidden artworks of Stockport

From the historical to modern masters, traditional to contemporary, marvels of Victorian engineering, local street corners to the football terraces, and the humdrum of everyday life to the party atmosphere of the carnival — they’re all depicted and they all paint a picture of Stockport.

From January – February 2017 the people of Stockport and beyond were asked to vote for their favourite work of art of Stockport.

The top-eight works in the public vote have now been reimagined by contemporary artists and poets with the help of the public. The new work alongside the originals were exhibited from 23 June – 14 July 2017 at Stockport War Memorial Art Gallery

The exhibition is now closed but you can view the work here


Who to contact for any further information or queries:

Karen Shannon
Manchester Histories
0161 306 1982

Janet Wood
Stockport Council

Jennifer Dean
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