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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Where’s Wally? Can You Find Wally At The Treasure House

Where’s Wally? Can You Find Wally At The Treasure House
September 8, 2020

This Halloween, Wally, the world’s favourite children’s book character – wearing a red-and-white striped shirt and black-rimmed specs – will be travelling the country. He will be appearing in museums, including the Treasure House in Beverley.

Families will be able to join the search for Wally in the Treasure House as part of the Where’s Wally? Spooky Museum Search.

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Updated Creative Families Awards Launched In East Riding Museums

Updated Creative Families Awards Launched In East Riding Museums
September 6, 2020

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.

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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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5 Things To Discover At East Riding Museums

5 Things To Discover At East Riding Museums
August 18, 2020

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.

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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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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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Council Museums, Archives, And Treasure House Set To Reopen

Council Museums, Archives, And Treasure House Set To Reopen
June 29, 2020

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.

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Pride In Hull To Be Celebrated With Online Exhibition – And You Can Get Involved

Pride In Hull To Be Celebrated With Online Exhibition - And You Can Get Involved
June 29, 2020

Pride in Hull will be celebrated this year through a new online exhibition hosted by Hull Museums, working with both Pride in Hull and Yorkshire MESMAC, and organisers want you to be part of it.

Pride in Our City will feature people’s pictures, stories, videos, and memories of the annual event as well as documenting individuals’ experiences of being part of the LGBT+ community. 

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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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A Chance To Contribute To The COVID-19 Collection In The East Riding

Living Through Lockdown: History Centre To Archive Memories
June 1, 2020

East Riding Archives is asking residents to share their memories of the COVID-19 lockdown period in a new COVID-19 collection, which will be preserved for the benefit of future generations.

The archives team are looking for items like photographs of people’s daily lives; pictures of empty streets; pictures and recordings of the ‘Clap for Carers’ on Thursday evenings, or other thanks for NHS and key workers; pictures of rainbows in windows; or even diaries with notes about what people have been doing during the lockdown.

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Create A Piece Of Contemporary Artwork For Beverley’s Treasure House

Active East Riding Offers Lots Of Ideas For Under Fives And Families
April 28, 2020

The Treasure House in Beverley is gearing up to house a commissioned piece of contemporary artwork, following the release of an open art call. 

The East Riding Visual Arts Uplift, working with the Humber Museums Partnership, is proud to be unveiling yet another contemporary artistic commission for interested artists to express an interest and submit their proposals.

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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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