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Going To The Match


It’s coming home! Going to the Match by LS Lowry will return to The Lowry on Friday 25 November.

A new display will tell the story of this iconic artwork and how was it was saved for the public in October 2022.

Painted in 1953, Going to the Match shows football fans and Burnden Park, Bolton, the then home of Bolton Wanderers football club, a ground only a few miles from Pendlebury in Salford and often visited by Lowry, as a young man.

The return follows the successful bid last month by The Lowry at the Modern British & Irish Art Sale at Christie’s in London, to buy LS Lowry’s Going to the Match for The Lowry Collection, thanks to the generous support of The Law Family Charitable Foundation.

The painting’s iconic status has been recognised and loved by visitors of all ages: those who love art, those who love football and those who celebrate this quintessentially Northern experience.

The Lowry galleries are free to everyone and display the famous LS Lowry Collection, alongside a vibrant programme of special exhibitions. Bringing visual arts and performance together are central to The Lowry’s exhibition and engagement programmes.

The galleries are open Tuesday to Friday 11am-5pm, Saturdays and Sundays 10am-5pm, is open to all and free to enter.

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