The Lowry

The Lowry is a theatre and gallery complex at Salford Quays, Salford, Greater Manchester, England. It is named after the early 20th-century painter L. S. Lowry, known for his paintings of industrial scenes in North West England. The complex opened on 28 April 2000[1] and was officially opened on 12 October 2000 by Queen Elizabeth II.[2]

The Lowry
The Lowry's main entrance
LocationMediaCityUK
Salford Quays
Salford
Greater Manchester
England
Coordinates53°28′14.60″N 2°17′47.03″W
TypeArt gallery and Lyric and Quays theatres and Studio
Genre(s)Arts centre
CapacityLyric: 1,730
Quays: 466
Studio: 150
Construction
Built1999
Opened2000
Construction cost£106 million
ArchitectMichael Wilford
Website
The Lowry