Albrecht Dürer (1471-1528), The Sudarium Held by two Angels, 1513
Albrecht Dürer (1471-1528), The Sudarium Held by two Angels, 1513

Albrecht Dürer’s Material World

The Whitworth, Manchester
30 June 2023 - 10 March 2024
Free to all

The first major exhibition in over fifty years of the Whitworth’s collection of works by Albrecht Dürer, a notable figure of Europe’s Renaissance print revolution.

In connection with a new international research project, Albrecht Dürer’s Material World brings together a large selection of the artist’s woodcuts, etchings, and engravings along with examples of items of domestic daily use from the Renaissance era, such as tableware, textiles and scientific instruments.

The exhibition invites the visitor to discover more about Dürer’s art and practice through three themed spaces, the artist’s home, workshop and study.

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How to get there

The Whitworth

The University Of Manchester, Oxford Road, Manchester, Greater Manchester, M15 6ER
0161 275 7450

Free to all

Opening times

Tuesday to Sunday - 10am-5pm

Last entry 4.30pm

Exclusions and safety measures

We look forward to welcoming you to the Whitworth, gallery, shop, and café.

Discover our exhibitions and spaces and come see what's new. From, wallpapers, textiles, sculptures, and prints to those hidden gems, we have something for everyone. Relax in the cafe, and enjoy panoramic views of the park and art garden, as the seasons change.


Parkside Entrance: 3 gallery-designated disabled bays are directly beside our park entrance along Denmark road. A short step-free path from our park gates leads you to the parkside entrance.

Oxford Road Entrance: There are an additional 2 disabled bays further along Denmark Road for the surrounding buildings. If using these you can enter through our main gates (across the bicycle lanes) and up shallow gradient ramps leading to our automatic doors, which open inwards.


The gallery is completely accessible for wheelchairs and buggies. There are accessible toilets and baby changing facilities on the lower ground floor on either side of the buidling.There are lifts to all floors. Lifts are available for those who need them most. Lift occupancy is limited to 2 people per lift or for one household group.

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