Huddersfield Art Gallery

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The art gallery presents an exciting programme of temporary exhibitions throughout the year, featuring the best of art, craft, photography and sculpture from regional, national and international artists.

Venue Type:

Gallery, Library

Opening hours

Open Tuesday to Saturday 11am-4pm
Sunday and Monday: Gallery closed

Admission charges


The permanent collection includes paintings, prints, drawings and sculpture representative of 20th century British Art.

Collection details

Decorative and Applied Art, Fine Art

Key artists and exhibits

  • Key works include Francis Bacon's 'Figure Study II', Henry Moore's 'Falling Warrior', Stanley Spencer, Edward Wadsworth, L.S. Lowry.
Exhibition details are listed below, you may need to scroll down to see them all.
A photo of the gallery including the sculpture of the Falling Warrior by Henry Moore

Perspectives: Aspects of the Kirklees Collection

  • 21 March 2017 — 31 March 2020 *on now

Come and view highlights of the Councils' collection on permanent display in the art gallery. Includes a range of work by Lowry, Moore, Epstein and Auerbach.

Suitable for

  • Any age
A photo of the old Huddersfield Town football ground

Stuart Roy Clarke: The Game

  • 10 October 2018 — 5 January 2019 *on now

‘The Game’ reflects the changing face of the country’s favourite pastime with a particular focus on Huddersfield Town. The largescale photographs are all taken by Stuart Roy Clarke, an artist who has worked non-stop for over 30 years producing a football portrait of the nation. Clarke has an independent eye but has been supported by all the major football bodies from the 1990s until the present season, a special time for The Terriers.

Suitable for

  • Any age
A Circular notation or image that shows a musical score in the round.

Liz K Miller: The Circular Scores

  • 10 November 2018 — 2 February 2019 *on now

Through mapping and notating, she explores the seductiveness of cycles and repetitive patterns to the human condition. This exhibition brings together imagery that deconstructs and re-invents musical score in order to visualize the complexity of sound within time and space.

Suitable for

  • Any age



A black and white logo for the Huddersfield contemporary music festival

Christopher Fox: Other Times, Other Places

  • 16 — 25 November 2018

Inspired by the great stone circles of these islands, Other times, Other Places gathers sounds rather than stones - field recordings from different locations around the British Isles. It can be experienced either as a sound installation or as the setting for live performances. It is a collaboration between Christopher Fox, the improvising musicians Angharad Davies and Tom Jackson, and the composer/sound designer Georgia Rodgers.

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.
A black and white photo showing Ryoko performing

Circular Score

  • 17 November 2018 1-3:30pm

Visual Score: Liz K Miller
Performers: Kim Macari & Ryoko Akama
Linked with his mother’s exhibition, Circular Score will be performed and re-interpreted in a collaborative event with trumpeter Kim Macari and sound artist Ryoko Akama.

Suitable for

  • 16-17
  • 18+


£10 per person, booking required.

Resources listed here may include websites, bookable tours and workshops, books, loan boxes and more. You may need to scroll down or click on headers to see them all.


Worksheets to support maths through art activities including: rotational printmaking, geometry through Islamic design and compass drawings.


  • This resource was produced as part of the MLA-funded My Learning project.

Huddersfield Art Gallery
Princess Alexandra Walk
West Yorkshire



general email address


general enquiries

01484 221964

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