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Impressions Gallery are delighted to be shortlisted for Welcome to Yorkshire’s prestigious White Rose Awards, as a finalist for the Arts & Culture Award.

The awards, which are the biggest celebration of tourism in the UK recognise the very best businesses and organisations in Yorkshire. For more information on the award and this year’s finalists visit

This workshop takes pupils on a journey around the exhibition. In the first part of the workshop pupils will learn about different techniques, from early photographic processes to new technologies.

In the second part of the workshop pupils will create their own camera obscura using a cardboard box, a magnifying glass and tracing paper.

In the final part of the workshop pupils will get creative by using flowers, leaves petals, natural objects a digital camera and scanner to create their own images inspired by the exhibition.

Curriculum areas
Art and Design, Science, Photography.

Instagram Competition #PlanetUK

Wed, 7th Sep, 2016

Competition now closed - Congratulations to @graemeoxby the winner of our #PlanetUK Instagram competition selected by Peter Mitchell

To celebrate our new exhibition Planet Yorkshire by Peter Mitchell we are inviting you to take part in our Instagram photography competition #PlanetUK.

Follow impgalleryphoto on Instagram and upload your photos, all entries must be tagged #PlanetUK

This digitally interactive storytelling workshop takes your pupils on a journey around our current exhibition Planet Yorkshire. Pupils will learn about the artist and the people and places in his work. Pupils will then be given illustrations, speech bubbles, photographs and cut outs from magazines to create their very own Planet Me. Pupils will then work in groups using a digital camera and film editing software to learn how to bring their planet to life