York Art Gallery presents Harland Miller’s (b. York, 1964) largest solo exhibition to date.

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Upcoming exhibition – Harland Miller: York, So Good They Named It Once

York Art Gallery presents Miller’s largest solo exhibition to date 14 Feb – 31 May 2020 York Art Gallery presents Harland Miller’s (b. York, 1964) largest solo exhibition to date. Featuring both new and existing works, the show includes perhaps Miller’s best-known series; the ‘Penguin Book Covers’ and the ‘Pelican Bad Weather Paintings’. These works directly refer …

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Gillian Lowndes: At the Edge

Opening 23 November 2019 See the ground-breaking works of Gillian Lowndes (1936-2010), the most radical ceramicist of the twentieth century, in the new exhibition Gillian Lowndes: On the Edge, showcased in the Centre of Ceramic Arts (CoCA) at York Art Gallery. From the 1970s onwards, artist Gillian Lowndes was at the forefront of a new style of …

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Grayson Perry: The Pre-Therapy Years

A major new exhibition featuring the earliest works and “lost pots” off one of Britain’s most well known artists is coming to York next summer. Grayson Perry: The Pre-Therapy Years will be showcased from 12 June – 20 September 2020 at the Centre of Ceramic Art (CoCA). The touring exhibition, developed by the Holburne Museum in Bath, is …

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Making a Masterpiece: Bouts and Beyond (1450-2020)

The imagination, science and sublime skill behind the creation of an iconic artwork will be the focus of a major new exhibition at York Art Gallery this October. The exhibition takes its inspiration from an important late fifteenth-century painting by the Dieric Bouts workshop, Saint Luke Drawing the Virgin and Child, on loan from The …

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New Exhibition: Coast to Coast

This summer, explore the coastal landscapes, crashing ocean waves and hidden mermaids in a special exhibition revealing our close relationship with the sea. Coast to Coast takes you on a voyage through the history of sea paintings from the Dutch Golden Age spanning the 17th century, through 18th century Romantic paintings with stormy settings and …

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Low Sensory Experiences

We know that our museum can be loud and busy at times, we will put our lights on full and turn off all the sound effects and smells so it’s a less overwhelming environment for our visitors. You’ll still be able to visit all the galleries, but there will be no dark areas …

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York Museums Trust’s Open Weekend

York residents are invited to visit three of York’s most popular attractions for free this weekend. York Art Gallery, the Yorkshire Museum and York Castle Museum are all free to York residents over the weekend of June 29 and 30. Visitors to York Castle Museum’s new exhibition The Museum of Broken Relationships can see objects …

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National Gallery masterpiece features in a major new exhibition

Nicolas Poussin’s The Triumph of Pan, one of the National Gallery’s most significant works, will be the centrepiece of a new exhibition at York Art Gallery this summer. The work depicts a mythical celebration of nymphs and satyrs revelling before a statue of Pan, Greek god of the wild. Works from York Art …

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Sounds Like Her – A new exhibition exploring Gender, Sound Art and Sonic Cultures

  Women artists including Ain Bailey, Sonia Boyce OBE RA and Christine Sun Kim explore sound as a medium and subject matter through immersive installation, painting, print, drawing and video Curated by Christine Eyene, with New Art Exchange, and featuring artists from diverse cultural backgrounds, the exhibition broadens existing approaches to sound art The exhibition …

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New Exhibition Celebrates the Life and Work of Internationally Acclaimed Sculptor from Yorkshire

3 May 2019 Large scale sculptures by internationally acclaimed artist Michael Lyons will be displayed in a major new outside exhibition in York this spring. Ancient and Modern will include nine sculptures inspired by nature, myth and ancient cultures. Lyons, who died suddenly in April 2019, worked from Cawood, North Yorkshire, with this the first major exhibition of …

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