York Art Gallery

York Art Gallery Redevelopment - Artist's Impression
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New commissions, Old Masters and more than 2000 ceramic works can be found
at the multi award-winning York Art Gallery. Spot the Picasso, David Hockney, L.S
Lowry and Grayson Perry and see the largest collection of British Studio Ceramics
in the world in the Centre of Ceramic Art. With a changing exhibitions programme
and a range of events, there is always something new and exciting to see and do.
New for 2019: When All is Quiet: Kaiser Chiefs in Conversation with York Art
Gallery (Until 10 March), Aesthetica Art Prize 2019 (8 March- 14 July), Ruskin,
Turner and the Storm Cloud: Watercolours and Drawings (29 March- 23 June)
Children Curate in the Anthony Shaw space (Opens 12 April) Sounds Like Her
(12 July- 25 August) Poussin: National Gallery Masterpiece Tour (12 July- 22
September) Lucie Rie: Ceramics and Buttons (Until 3 November) Dieric Bouts (11October 2019 -26 January 2020).

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Opening hours

Monday-Friday: 10.00am – 5pm
Saturday: 10.00am – 5pm
Sunday: 10.00am – 5pm

Closed: 25, 26 Dec and 1 Jan.

Early closing: 2.30pm on 24 and 31 Dec.

Admission charges

YMT Card Holder: FREE
Adult (with 10% Gift Aid Donation): £7.50
Adult (without donation): £6.81
Child (16 and under): FREE with a paying adult
Access Day Ticket: £4.00

The entire collections of York Art Gallery are Designated Collections of national importance.

Collection details

Fine Art, Design, Decorative and Applied Art

Key artists and exhibits

  • Parmigianino
  • Bernado Bellotto
  • Franz Snyders
  • Luis Egidio Melendez
  • JWM Turner
  • LS Lowry
  • Dame Barbara Hepworth
  • David Hockney
  • Sir Peter Lely
  • William Hogarth
  • Sir Joshua Reynolds
  • Francis Cotes
  • William State Murray
  • Bernard Leach
  • Shoji Hamada
  • Michael Cardew
  • Designated Collection
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Studio Saturday


These drop-in sessions are designed for accompanied children and are held on the first Saturday of the month, 11.00-12.45 or 14.00-15.45, in the relaxed atmosphere of the gallery's Studio.

How to obtain

There is a small charge for materials. Contact the museum on 01904 687687 for more details.

York Art Gallery
Exhibition Square
North Yorkshire







01904 687687

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