Current exhibitions at York Art Gallery

Paul Nash & the Uncanny Landscape

20 October 2017 – 15 April 2018

Paul Nash’s groundbreaking inter-war landscapes which transformed the genre of British landscape painting feature in this new exhibition curated by and with work from John Stezaker. Find out more.


Marinella Senatore: York Symphony

23 September 2017 – 7 May 2018

Through a series of workshops and conversations collecting individual stories in York, Italian artist Marinella Senatore has created a new Symphony which celebrates the city. Find out more.


Ceramics from the Attenborough Collection

28 July – 5 November 2017

Highlights of the Attenborough Collection of ceramics by one of the world’s most famous artists are now on display at the Centre of Ceramic Art at York Art Gallery until 5 November 2017. 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.


The Project Gallery

Our free gallery space hosts changing exhibitions created in partnership with external artists, organisations and community groups. The current exhibition is ‘Hoard’ by Kate Haywood which is open daily until 10 December 2017. Find out more.


Foundation Myths

Foundation Myths is a new commission by Ordinary Architecture produced especially for the new Artists Garden behind York Art Gallery. The installation draws on the rich history of the site and its many uses over the centuries. Find out more.