Upcoming Exhibitions at York Art Gallery

Michael Lyons: Ancient and Modern

May 2019 – May 2020

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

Sounds Like Her

12 July – 25 August 2019

Sounds Like Her is a touring exhibition produced by New Art Exchange (NAE).

It brings together seven women artists, including Sonia Boyce MBE RA, from diverse backgrounds each exploring sound as a medium or subject matter in innovative ways.

To find out more about this touring exhibition, visit: Sounds Like Her – New Art Exchange.


The National Gallery Masterpiece Tour

12 July – 22 September 2019

York Art Gallery are excited to be displaying The Triumph of Pan by Nicolas Poussin, one of the most important and influential painters of the 17th century. Find out more.

Image credit: NG6477: Nicolas Poussin The Triumph of Pan, 1636; Oil on canvas, 135.9 x 146 cm: Bought with contributions from the National Heritage Memorial Fund and the Art Fund, 1982 © The National Gallery, London


Making a Masterpiece: Bouts and Beyond

11 October 2019–26 January 2020

Inspired by the Dieric Bouts workshop painting, Saint Luke Drawing the Virgin and Child (late 15th century), this exhibition of Dutch and Flemish art explores how artists have created images from the northern Renaissance to the present day.

Please keep an eye on this page for more information about the exhibition.