The contents of this site, including all images and text, are subject to copyright. All material is provided for browsing and viewing purposes only. No copies of the digital images or text may be made except for personal use. 'Personal use' means non-commercial, domestic use by an individual involving the making of only single copies of each digital image.
Manchester City Galleries holds the copyright for many of the photographs and works of art in the permanent collection displayed on this website and always needs to be contacted for permission when works of art are to be reproduced.
For some more recent works in the collection, the work itself will also be protected by copyright. Artistic works are normally protected in the EU for a period of the lifetime of the artist plus at least 70 years.
If you wish to reproduce a work protected by copyright you must, by law clear, permission with the rights holders (usually the artist or their estate) for the artistic work, and Manchester City Galleries for the photograph.
The Design and Artists Copyright Society (DACS) represents many artists and estates for matters of copyright in the UK. You can contact DACS on Tel: 020 7336 8811, Fax: 020 7336 8822, or visit their website:
If this copyright policy changes in any way, we will place an updated version on this page. Regularly reviewing this page ensures you are always aware of what information we collect.