1880’s

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...

1870’s

Women Elected For First Time Continuation of flourishing Manchester School Design of Town Hall by Alfred Waterhouse Women elected for first time

1860’s

First Members Annual Spring Exhibitions Private members' exhibitions held every Spring The rise of a Manchester School of Painting headed by Anderson Hague

1859

The Original Royal Institution, Manchester - MAFA's first home in 1859
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...