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Introducing the Collector Development Programme

Introducing the Collector Development Programme

The Manchester Contemporary Collector Programme exists to develop a new generation of collectors and includes unique social events, guided tours of the fair with gallerist introductions and the chance to meet other like minded collectors.

2018 Programme of Events

  1. The Manchester Contemporary
    120 mins
    Avoid the crowds and enjoy an exclusive guided tour of The Manchester Contemporary or just browse the booths and art by yourself. Teas and coffees will be served.
  1. 120 mins
    Enjoy a superb lunch at one of Manchester’s most exciting restaurants, and the opportunity to meet and engage with other collectors and gallerists from The Manchester Contemporary.
  1. Manchester Cathedral
    120 mins
    An introduction to Asia Triennial Manchester, Europe’s only Triennial dedicated to contemporary visual art on the theme of Asia with a guided tour of two exhibitions at Manchester Cathedral
  1. Paradise Works
    300 mins
    Join Paradise Works for an evening of open studios, exhibitions & partying!

If you are interested in joining the programme please call Clare Tams  on 01457 851151 or email

Supported in 2018 by

Aviva Investors

Arts Council England

5 Plus Architects

Cass Art

Cheadle Hulme School

G F Smith


i newspaper

J W Lees

Jack Arts

Landmark Investments

Manchester City Council

Manchester Evening News

Manchester School of Art

The Principal

Willoughbys Wine