Impressions Gallery

Impressions Gallery
Centenary Square
West Yorkshire




Learning & Audience Development Co-ordinator (Contact for Group Visits)


01274 737843

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Impressions Gallery
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Impressions Gallery opened in 1972 as one of the first specialist contemporary photography galleries in Europe. Since then we have established ourselves as a leading international exhibition space for photography and digital art. We support and promote innovative and creative work that extends the boundaries of current photographic practice. Digital imagery, film and video are essential resources for the contemporary artist, and this is reflected in our programme. We are a small not-for-profit organisation who are dedicated towards providing the local community and our wider international audiences the very best of contemporary photography and digital media.

Venue Type:


Opening hours

opening times
Tuesday - 10am to 6pm
Wednesday - 10am to 6pm
Thursday - 10am to 6pm
Friday - 10am to 5pm
Saturday - 10pm to 5pm
Sunday - Closed
Mondays - Closed

Admission charges

Free Admission.

Additional info

Booking advised for group visits. Please call 0845 0515 882 or email

Collection details

Film and Media, Fine Art, Photography

Exhibition details are listed below, you may need to scroll down to see them all.
Tableau photograph created by students at Hanson Academy in collaboration with artist Jonathan Turner

Who Do We Think We Are

  • 13 December 2014 — 7 February 2015 *on now

Over the past year, we toured Red Saunders’ Hidden exhibition, a series of epic photographs recreating overlooked events from British history, to twelve schools across Bradford.

Students worked with photographer Jonathan Turner to create new artwork, playing roles to re-imagine scenes in British history, as well as producing inventive contemporary portraits. This exhibition looks at identity and what it means to play a part in society.

To read more about the project visit

Funded by Arts Council England Strategic touring fund with support from Bradford Metropolitan District Council.

Suitable for

  • Any age


Events details are listed below. You may need to scroll down or click on headers to see them all. For events that don't have a specific date see the 'Resources' tab above.
© Kaito Takeuchi

Creative TeachMeet at Impressions Gallery

  • 22 January 2015 4-6:30pm

All educators including teachers, museum and gallery educators, creative practitioners and youth workers, are invited to take part in interactive presentations and learn from each other. To share your idea, project or resource, you can sign up to present a micro (7min) or nano (2 min) slot. Alternatively you are welcome to simply come along, enjoy the presentations and carry on the conversation in the bar downstairs from 6.30pm. Please book via Eventbrite using the form below.

The event will also be an opportunity to see our exhibition Who Do We Think We Are, featuring artwork created by young people in Bradford during our innovative touring education project, the Hidden Schools Tour.

For further information contact Sophie Powell