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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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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Beverley Civic Society’s History Boards: The Friary & Eastgate Board

Beverley Civic Society’s History Boards: The Friary & Eastgate Board
October 8, 2020

On 1 October 2020 the tenth history board was put in place in Eastgate, to replace a damaged board there, close to the footage entry to the Friary and Eastgate site.

It is the last in the present phase of these boards, which have been warmly welcomed by visitors and residents. The planning of these boards began in 2017, under the leadership of John Bird.

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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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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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