York Art Gallery

Centre of Ceramic Art (CoCA)

Centre of Ceramic Art (CoCA) York Art Gallery launched its ground-breaking new Centre of Ceramic Art (CoCA) on 1 August 2015. CoCA highlights and celebrates York Art Gallery’s collection of British studio ceramics, which is the largest and among the most important in the UK and covers the entire British studio ceramics movement. Formed mainly of …

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How to Find Us

Opening Times

Opening Times Open Wednesday – Sunday 11am-4pm Closed: 25, 26 December and 1 January. Early closing at 2.30pm: 24 and 31 December. For more information on visiting York Art Gallery please click here.

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Previous Exhibitions


Take home a memento of your visit to York Art Gallery with a creative range of gifts, books, art materials, prints and ceramic artworks. Gallery Shop –  Our books range from exhibition catalogues and academic texts to craft books and stories about artists for younger readers to enjoy. You will find postcards of our works and …

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Welcome! To book tickets click here. Our permanent displays of nationally and internationally important art are free for you to enjoy. As a charity we rely on income from our visitors. If you can, please make a donation to help us continue to share and care for York’s wonderful collections. There is a charge …

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Upcoming Exhibitions

GRAYSON PERRY: THE PRE THERAPY YEARS Major new exhibition – 28 May – 5 September 2021 A major new exhibition featuring the earliest works and “lost pots” of one of Britain’s most well known artists is coming to York next summer. Find out more here.  AESTHETICA ART PRIZE 2021 Opening 28 May 2021  It welcomed both established and emerging practitioners to submit …

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