The East Riding Visual Arts Uplift is proud to present an evening talk by Ian Kirkpatrick, the artist behind the piece, ‘Beverlac’ currently installed in Beverley Guildhall, and previously on display in the Treasure House.
Beverley Westwood has been used as farmland since the 11th century and has been managed by the pasture masters since 1836 when the Beverley Pasture Act confirmed for the freemen of Beverley the right to administer the pastures and bye-laws.
To complement the hugely popular ‘Brick Wonders’ exhibition now on display at Beverley Art Gallery, there is a chance to enter an exciting new competition!
The East Riding Visual Arts Uplift is proud to announce two free talks by commissioned artists, Ian Kirkpatrick and Juliette Losq.
Following a hugely successful open call to artists, both nationally and internationally, the Visual Arts Uplift commissioned two artworks, ‘Beverlac’ by artist Ian Kirkpatrick, currently on display in Beverley Guildhall, and ‘Umbraculum’ by artist Juliette Losq, being exhibited at Sewerby Hall and Gardens.
Following its display at The Treasure House in Beverley, the first contemporary art commission as part of the East Riding Visual Art Uplift has relocated to Beverley Guildhall for an extended exhibition.
Foods, Feasts and Festivals: Beverley and the East Riding, is the latest book from Beverley Civic Society available to buy.
The three sections of its title describe how the great family of the Percy earls of Northumberland, and their household of 160 men, ate in the early years of the Tudor kings, and where the food and drink came from, and even how much it cost.
East Riding Museums are delighted to be able to re-open the Beverley Guildhall from Wednesday 19 May 2021 with a new exhibition, ‘Exploring Medieval Beverley’.
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.
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’.
Young visitors to any one of the East Riding Museums venues can take part in the newly updated Creative Families Awards.
The Awards are specially devised for Under Fives, and are a precursor to the Arts Awards: www.artsaward.org.uk Families with young children, and Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS) groups, are invited to take part.
East Riding Museums are inviting visitors to take part in the ‘5 Things to Discover’ challenge.
There are five activities for families with young children to enjoy at each museum: Sewerby Hall and Gardens, Treasure House, Beverley Guildhall, Skidby Windmill and Goole Museum.
Following the government announcement last week, East Riding of Yorkshire Council has issued updates about the first phase of the reopening of its museums including Goole, Beverley Guildhall and the Treasure House, as well as the archives service.
To ensure the safety of customers and staff, the facilities will look very different from the service provided before lockdown. Social distancing guidelines and safety will guide the way in which museums, the Archives and the Treasure House will operate.
East Riding Museums have unveiled even more activities for under 5s (including babies) and their families during this period when people are having to spend more time at home.
The new suggested activities – Boats, Windmills and Beverley Town – are inspired by Goole Museum, Skidby Mill, and Beverley Guildhall and feature ideas for music and signing, craft, role play, sensory experiences, and messy play.
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.
A new exhibition called Transforming the Town opens at the Beverley Guildhall this March.
The exhibition will use old photos alongside more recent ones to form a timeline which reveals some of the dramatic transformations that have taken place in Beverley over the years.
Beverley Guildhall’s winter exhibition this year will be “Looking at Lairgate – Beverley’s Back Street”.
The new exhibition opens on Wednesday, 27 November and runs through to 13 March 2020. Those involved say this type of exhibition is very popular.
Families and Early Years Foundation Stage groups can now take part in the Creative Families Award at any museum run by East Riding Museums.
Little creatives aged between one and four can take part in the Award during their visit to the museum, which could be Sewerby Hall and Gardens, Goole Museum, Skidby Mill, Beverley Guildhall, or also the Treasure House in Beverley.
The Beverley Guildhall is offering ‘a little something extra’ during August. From Friday, 2 – Friday, 30 August there will be a table-top exhibition of paintings by local artist Tony Snowden.
The exhibition is entitled “Out of the Rain: People in Everyday Places”, and is in addition to the current local history exhibition, Edwardian Beverley: a snapshot in time.