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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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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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 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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Fred Elwell Birth Celebrated By Beverley Art Gallery

Fred Elwell Birth Celebrated By Beverley Art Gallery
June 25, 2020

Beverley Art Gallery – although still closed at the moment – is marking the 150th anniversary of the birth of local artist Fred Elwell on Monday, 29 June.

The Gallery features the UK’s largest collection of Fred’s work. Elwell’s paintings are a permanent feature of the Edwardian ‘red’ gallery, located in the Treasure House in Beverley. The display is altered every year, with loans from both private and public collections.

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The Work Of Paul Clifford Showcased In New Online Exhibition

The Work Of Paul Clifford Showcased In New Online Exhibition
June 10, 2020

Beverley Art Gallery’s new online exhibition called Legacy shows the mixed media artwork of Paul Clifford, a British multi-media artist and academic who has developed his career in the UK and internationally.

Paul’s work is inspired by the First World War memories of his father, who served in Egypt as part of the East Riding Yeomanry regiment.

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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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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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