From Saturday, 24 September 2022, until 7 January 2023, Beverley Art Gallery will host the 23rd Open Art Exhibition. It will be held at the East Yorkshire gallery and celebrate local creativity.
This year marks the return of the open art event after an enforced break since 2019.
The team at the Art Gallery is looking forward to and looking forward to welcoming back all the participants and visitors to what is always a popular event.
In the early part of September, entries were selected based on a number of factors.
There were two judges this year, Neil Helyard and Mimi Claughton, who are both well-known artists and tutors from Beverley.
There is an open invitation to all applicants, regardless of whether their work was selected or not, to attend the exhibition launch on 24 September, from 1pm-3pm, as part of the exhibition.
Open Art Exhibition Celebrates Local Artistic Talents
In a statement, Hannah Willetts, the new curator of the Beverley Art Gallery, said:
“I know that the Open Art Exhibition at Beverley Art Gallery is so important for celebrating the artistic talents of the people of Beverley.”
“It’s wonderful to see so much local creativity, and I’m delighted to be starting my post as Art Gallery Curator in time for the exhibition.”
You can find Beverley Art Gallery in the Treasure House in Champney Road which offers free entry to the public. Booking in advance is not required for this event.
Art lovers can also enjoy other events in the town which will showcase the wealth of tallent in Beverley, East Yorkshire.
Beverley Open Studios is set to take place in October and will see a number of artists open their doors to the public.
Those behind that event say Visitors will be able to chat with the artists, watch them at work, and hear about what inspires them and also what challenges them.
There is also, of course, the opportunity to buy that special piece of work directly from the artist.