Competition Aims To Encourage Young People To Get Creative

Competition Aims To Encourage Young People To Get Creative
April 30, 2020

Beverley Art Gallery is working with ‘The Critical Fish’ and East Riding Theatre in a competition for young people.

Two paintings from the Art Gallery collection are the subject of the competition. They are  ‘In The Studio’ by Fred Elwell which shows his fiancée Mary as an artist in her studio.

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Enjoy East Riding Museums Online During Lockdown

Enjoy East Riding Museums Online During Lockdown
April 20, 2020

East Riding Museums may be closed at the moment, but there are still ways to enjoy their unique and fascinating collections.

East Riding of Yorkshire Council’s new website, Active East Riding, launched last week with ideas for things people can do, learn from, and take part in whilst at home, and is highlighting Museums Online.

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Beverley Art Gallery Has Added To Its Fred Elwell Collection

Beverley Art Gallery Has Added To Its Fred Elwell Collection
December 10, 2019

Beverley Art Gallery has acquired – and put on display – a painting by local artist Fred Elwell, which was purchased by the Friends of Beverley Art Gallery.

The painting is a black and white image, signed and dated 1896. This dates to the time that Elwell lived in Paris where he studied at Academie Julian, an independent school where lots of artists from all over the world studied at that time.

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Beverley Open Art 2019 – Submit Your Masterpiece

Beverley Open Art 2019 - Submit Your Masterpiece
November 4, 2019

Entries will soon be open for the 22nd annual Open Art exhibition, which will be at Beverley Art Gallery from 6 December through until 29 February 2020.

Budding participants should read the Conditions of Entry and bring their work and entry form to the Art Gallery between Saturday, 16 and Saturday, 23 November.

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Elwell Paintings Sent On Tour To York For Special Exhibition

Elwell Paintings Sent On Tour To York For Special Exhibition
October 23, 2019

Two Elwell Paintings from the unique collection of the work of Fred and Mary Elwell at Beverley Art Gallery have made the journey to York to form part of a major exhibition there.

The two paintings loaned to York Art Gallery are Fred Elwell’s ‘Refugees in my Studio’ from 1940, and ‘Artist in his studio’, an undated work, but probably dating to earlier in his career at the turn of the century.

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Guardian Columnist Rhik Samadder Is Coming To Beverley

Guardian Columnist Rhik Samadder Is Coming To Beverley
October 3, 2019

Rhik Samadder, actor and Guardian columnist, will be at Beverley Art Gallery on Friday, 18 October, at 3.30pm as part of the East Riding Festival of Words.

His first book, ‘I never said I loved you’, takes readers on a voyage of discovery through his own mental health and recovery from depression.

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Writer Of The Salt Path Raynor Winn Is Coming To Beverley

Raynor Winn, Writer Of ‘the Salt Path’, Coming To Beverley
August 30, 2019

Writer and long-distance walker Raynor Winn will be in Beverley on Sunday, 20 October, to talk about her hugely popular book, ‘The Salt Path’, as part of the East Riding Festival of Words 2019.

When they lost their home and livelihood, just as her husband Moth was also diagnosed with a terminal illness, Raynor and Moth started walking. They impulsively decided to walk the 630 miles South West Coast Path, at a time in their lives when they seemed to have nothing left, and no time.

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Bestselling Authors Coming To The East Riding Festival Of Words

Bestselling Authors Coming To The East Riding Festival Of Words
August 22, 2019

The East Riding Festival of Words will be back from 15 – 20 October, bringing popular authors to the local area to talk about murder, belonging and a great deal more besides.

Writers including Christy Lefteri, Ann Cleeves and Jessica Fellowes will all be in Beverley, as part of the event organised by East Riding Libraries.

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Art Sessions For Children And Young People At The Treasure House

Art Sessions For Children And Young People At The Treasure House
August 12, 2019

The Treasure House in Beverley runs art sessions for children and young people every Thursday after school during term time called ‘Young Creatives’.

Working with artist Esther Cawley, the sessions give children the unique opportunity to make their own pieces of art and find out more about the artworks at Beverley Art Gallery.

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