Exhibitions at York Art Gallery

Harland Miller: York, So Good They Named it Once

14 February – 31 May 2020

Harland Miller: York, So Good They Named It Once will feature some of Miller’s best-known works alongside new paintings created especially for the exhibition.

These include his renowned ‘Penguin Book Covers’, inspired by the dust jackets of volumes from the 1950s and 1960s, and the ‘Pelican Bad Weather Paintings’ which evoke the culture and geography of Yorkshire as a whole. Find out more here.

Gillian Lowndes: At The Edge

November 2019 – May 2020

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. Find out more here

Coast to Coast

26 July 2019 – 26 February 2020

Seascapes rose in popularity as a subject for artists around 1790 and can include anything from oceans and beaches, to coastlines and nautical scenes. Over the centuries artists have been fascinated with telling the story of our relationship with the sea and, as an island nation, with a rich maritime history, this is especially important to our past stories. Find out more here.

 

Michael Lyons: Ancient and Modern

25 May 2019 – May 2020

Large scale sculptures by internationally acclaimed artist Michael Lyons  displayed in a major new outside exhibition in York. Find out more.

 

Project Gallery

The Project Gallery showcases work with local communities and contemporary artists responding to our collections. Find out more.

 

Centre of Ceramic Art (CoCA)

CoCA highlights and celebrates our collection of British Studio Ceramics, which is the largest and amongst the most important in the UK and covers the entire British studio ceramics movement. Find out more.

 

The Burton Gallery

This spacious gallery features some of our favourite pieces from the collection including Italian, Dutch and Flemish Old Master paintings as well as contemporary artworks, with opportunities for visitors to draw, learn and share. Find out more.