Exhibitions — Index
BODY VESSEL CLAY: BLACK WOMEN, CERAMICS & CONTEMPORARY ART
Body Vessel Clay spans 70 years of ceramics. In this ground-breaking exhibition, visitors can see works from Nigerian pioneer potter Ladi Kwali and her contemporaries, and international contemporary artists including Bisila Noha, Vivian Chinasa Ezhuga, Dame Magdalene Odundo, Jade Montserrat, Julia Phillips, Phoebe Collings-James and Shawanda Corbett, who all incorporate working with clay as part of their film, performance, painting, and sculpture practice. Find out more
AESTHETICA ART PRIZE 2022
The Aesthetica Art Prize is an annual celebration of contemporary art. The exhibition, which brings together this year’s talented finalists, invites you to explore, discover and engage with themes from our rapidly changing world – wide-ranging topics that include the ethics of representation, mass digitisation, globalisation, diasporic identities and the continuing threats posed by the climate crisis. Find out more
PICTURES OF THE FLOATING WORLD: JAPANESE UKIYO-E PRINTS
‘Pictures of the Floating World: Japanese Ukiyo-e Prints’ features prints by prominent Ukiyo-e artists such as Utagawa Hiroshige, along with works by those influenced by Japanese art, such as public favourites Albert Moore and Walter Greaves. Find out more
YORKSHIRE TEA CEREMONY
Explore the remarkable collection of W.A. Ismay MBE (1910-2001), the UK’s most prolific collector of post-war British studio pottery. Find out more
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.
- Day of Clay at York Art Gallery
- York Art Gallery and Mediale celebrate new collaboration
- Eye-catching installation on York Art Gallery ‘interrupts the familiar’
- York Art Gallery gifted new painting by Dame Laura Knight, thanks to the Friends of York Art Gallery
- ‘This is England’ ceramic Charger to go on display at York Art Gallery