The artist Ned Owens and his first wife Margo Ingham set up the Mid-Day Studios in 1946 in the basement of a house opposite the City Art Gallery.

It was a privately run gallery which exhibited works by local artists. Lowry's first major one person show was held here in 1948. The gallery closed in 1951.

Provenance

Ned Owens; bequeathed to his second wife, Pat Owens, 1990.


Manchester Art Gallery

Mosley Street, Manchester, Greater Manchester, M2 3JL
0161 235 8888
Website

Opening times

Daily, 10am – 5pm (Thu until 9pm) Closed 24, 25 Dec, Good Friday

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