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Do you believe in Fairies?

Sat, 1st Apr, 2017

Get creative and help us celebrate the 100th Anniversary of the Cottingley Fairies. Create your own fairy at this family friendly event. Come and find our fairy glade in The Wild Woods, in a once familiar clearing in Darley Street.

Don't miss the chance to see a large selection of work from Murray Ballard's The Prospect of Immortality on tour to Side Gallery, Newcastle.

Exhibition on tour
Side Gallery, Newcastle, 4 March to 30 April 2017

New Focus, our young people’s project group, have received £34,400 from the Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF) ‘Young Roots’ scheme for No Man’s Land: Young People Uncover Women’s Viewpoints on the First World War. Led by New Focus, whose volunteer members are aged from 16 to 25, the project will bring to light rarely-seen photographs made by women at the frontline to record their experiences.

Lost Languages and other voices is a major retrospective of work by Joy Gregory, one of the most significant artists to emerge from the Black British photography movement of the 1980s.

Exhibition on tour
The Exchange, Penzance, 11 February to 6 May 2017

Since the 2014 referendum on Scottish independence, Scotland has faced an ongoing intense period of scrutiny. As the country continues to go through a period of reflection, change and re-evaluation, Beyond the Border by collective Document Scotland, is a timely examination of Scottish identity aiming to challenge clichés and explore the land its people and identity.

Exhibition on tour
The Granary Gallery, Berwick Visual Arts, 18 February to 14 May 2017

This workshop takes pupils on a journey around our current exhibition The Queen, the Chairman and I. In the first part of the workshop pupils will have the opportunity to explore Chinese culture by taking part in Chinese craft activities. In the second part of the workshop pupils will be given a range of images and words to inspire them to think about their own identity and who they are.

Curriculum areas: Art and Design, English, History, Citizenship

A special six-month season of exhibitions and events at Impressions Gallery takes a fresh look at Chinese culture and the long-entwined histories of the UK and China.

The season runs from 16 December 2016 to 24 June 2017. 

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