…and early 1900s Municipal Galleries throughout north west bought work for their new collections More artists travelling and working in Europe while continuing to show work in annual exhibitions
RMI building donated to the city of Manchester Annual Academy exhibitions continued in what was now the City Art Gallery Several Academicians working in Wales instrumental in establishing the Royal Cambrian Academy 1887 Members exhibited at the Royal Jubilee Exhibition at Old Trafford – 4,153,724 visitors
Women Elected For First Time Continuation of flourishing Manchester School Design of Town Hall by Alfred Waterhouse Women elected for first time
First Members Annual Spring Exhibitions Private members’ exhibitions held every Spring The rise of a Manchester School of Painting headed by Anderson Hague
Academy Founded in 1859: After the foundation of the Academy it was based in the Royal Manchester Institution building on Mosley Street (now Manchester Art Gallery).