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Following the announcement that part of the National Photography Collection is to be transferred to the Victoria and Albert Museum in London, Impressions Gallery confirms that the Impressions Gallery Archive will be staying in Bradford.

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Instagram Takeover

Wed, 13th Jan, 2016

To celebrate our new exhibition Jerwood/Photoworks Awards 2015 we have invited one of the awardees Matthew Finn to takeover our Instagram feed from 1 February to 5 February 2016.

Matthew Finn #impgallerytakeover will showcase a selection of images  that are not on show in the exhibition. Follow @impgalleryphoto on Instagram and be the first to see an exclusive series of photographs by Matthew Finn.

Artsmark is awarded by Arts Council England and celebrates schools that champion the arts and strive for excellence in their provision.

Impressions Gallery offers workshops across KS1, KS2, KS3 and KS4 that can help schools to achieve their Artsmark award. All our sessions are designed to help pupils moral, social and cultural development through discussion around our exhibitions, practical workshops and team work.

New Arts Award Offer for Schools

Fri, 23rd Oct, 2015

Impressions Gallery is an official Arts Award Supporter, the national qualification for young people in the arts.

Arts Award is a great way for young people to be inspired by and enjoy the arts and provides a framework for learning new skills and sharing them. The award is run by Arts Council England and Trinity College London and is a nationally accredited qualification. To read more about Arts Award and how it works go to

With trained advisers in Discover and Bronze levels, our provision is ideal for young people aged 7 to 16 and can support them to achieve many different aspects of their award.