Art Gallery Adapts To Ensure Student Placements Can Go Ahead

Art Gallery Adapts To Ensure Student Placements Can Go Ahead
February 17, 2021

The team at Beverley Art Gallery are excited to welcome four students on a digital placement from the University of York’s ‘Curating and Art History’ undergraduate course.

Students would normally spend their time at the gallery as part of the placements. However, as a result of the current lockdown, this is not possible.

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Popular Elwell Trail Around Historic Beverley Extended

January 18, 2021

The popular Elwell Trail, which consisted of 22 reproductions of paintings by Fred or Mary Elwell displayed on external walls in various locations in or near Beverley town centre, has been extended by adding 6 new works. These include three by Mary Elwell, two by Fred Elwell and one by Fred’s nephew Ken Elwell.

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Japanese Themed Videos Launched By Beverley Art Gallery

Japanese Themed Videos Launched By Beverley Art Gallery
December 15, 2020

Beverley Art Gallery recently launched a series of videos called ‘It’s in the BAG – Behind the scenes at Beverley Art Gallery’, presented by the gallery’s curator Helena Cox and showing remarkable paintings from the gallery’s repository.

For the festive season, the gallery is launching another batch of videos, this time presented by Jane Irisa, an East Riding based collector of traditional Japanese toys.

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What Council Services Will Open When Lockdown Ends

What Council Services Will Open When Lockdown Ends
December 1, 2020

Following the latest government announcement, East Riding of Yorkshire Council has announced how East Riding Museums and East Riding Libraries will operate from Wednesday, 2 December, under Tier 3 restrictions.

East Riding Museums: Beverley Art Gallery, Skidby Mill, Beverley Guildhall, and Goole Museum will remain closed.

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New Lockdown Videos Launched By Beverley Art Gallery Curator

New Lockdown Videos Launched By Beverley Art Gallery Curator
November 13, 2020

Beverley Art Gallery has launched a new series of lockdown videos, which can be enjoyed whilst the gallery has to remain closed.

Presented by curator Helena Cox, the videos look at some of the paintings and items which visitors can’t normally get to see, and which are kept behind the scenes in the repository in the Treasure House.

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Beverlac Comes To The Treasure House In Beverley

Beverlac Comes To The Treasure House In Beverley
October 23, 2020

The Treasure House, Beverley is proud to launch its newest contemporary art installation by Canadian artist, Ian Kirkpatrick. This commission is part of the East Riding Visual Art Uplift, a commitment to showcasing and integrating contemporary art into the region.

Following an extremely well-received open call for submissions, Ian was selected, thanks to his unique and vibrant style, to bring a contemporary twist to the region in the form of ‘Beverlac’.

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Where’s Wally Hiding At The Treasure House From This Friday

Where’s Wally Hiding At The Treasure House From This Friday
October 8, 2020

The Treasure House welcomes families from Friday, 9 October to Saturday, 31 October for a Where’s Wally extravaganza.

Visitors will be able to have fun finding Wally lurking amongst the displays in the Treasure House Museum and Beverley Art Gallery in the Where’s Wally Spooky Museum Search. Alongside Wally will be a set of letters, spelling out a spooky word. Families are invited to go all the way and come dressed as Wally!

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Top Photography Exhibition To Go On Show At Beverley Art Gallery

Top Photography Exhibition To Go On Show At Beverley Art Gallery
September 14, 2020

Saturday, 19 September will see the opening of a major touring exhibition at Beverley Art Gallery – the Royal Photographic Society’s International Photography Exhibition.

The exhibition features the 100 best photographs from across the globe as selected by the RPS, one of the world’s oldest photography associations.

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Heritage Open Days 2020 At The Treasure House In Beverley

Heritage Open Days 2020 At The Treasure House In Beverley
September 9, 2020

This year the Treasure House in Beverley is celebrating Heritage Open Days through a fascinating series of online videos giving virtual visitors a unique insight into the inner workings of the Treasure House linked to this year’s national theme, ‘Hidden Nature.’

Many of the videos make reference to the natural world and how it relates to the Treasure House collections, or to the roles of members of staff who work with them. Other videos reveal the ‘hidden nature’ of how the Treasure House works behind the scenes.

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Last Chance To See Two Exhibitions At Beverley Art Gallery

Last Chance To See Two Exhibitions At Beverley Art Gallery
August 27, 2020

There is only a short time left to see the two exhibitions which are currently appearing at Beverley Art Gallery. Both exhibitions will close on Saturday, 5 September.

‘Journey Into Abstraction’ is a retrospective exhibition of the contemporary British artist John Sprakes, whose career spans over 60 years of painting and shows.

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New Sculpture Commissioned For The Treasure House In Beverley

New Sculpture Commissioned For The Treasure House In Beverley
August 17, 2020

The Treasure House, Beverley is proud to be unveiling the first of two contemporary art commissions as part of the East Riding Visual Art Uplift, a commitment to showcasing and integrating contemporary art into the region.

Following a hugely successful open call to artists, both nationally and internationally, it can be revealed that Canadian artist, Ian Kirkpatrick, who is currently based in London, has secured the commission to bring a contemporary twist to the Treasure House this October.

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New Podcast Released By Beverley’s Art Gallery

New Podcast Released By Beverley's Art Gallery
July 28, 2020

Beverley Art Gallery has released a new podcast in the series called ‘It’s in the BAG – a Beverley Art Gallery podcast’.

The first episode in the series was all about Beverley artist Fred Elwell. While the latest edition concerns his wife, Mary Elwell, following the recent online celebrations of the 150th anniversary of Fred’s birth.

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Beverley Art Gallery To Reopen On Monday With Two Exhibitions

Beverley Art Gallery To Reopen On Monday With Two Exhibitions
July 5, 2020

Beverley Art Gallery in the Treasure House in Champney Road reopens on Monday 6 July. Visitors will be able to see the two exhibitions which had just opened as lockdown began in March.

‘Journey Into Abstraction’ is a retrospective exhibition of the contemporary British artist John Sprakes, whose career spans over 60 years of painting and shows.

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