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Steeple People: East Riding Churches and Associated People

16 May 2017 - 12 December 2017 Skidby Mill This exhibition by the Skidby Mill volunteers looks at a selection of East Riding Churches, focusing on the church's highlights, and tells the stories of individuals associated with the church in some way.

Glimpses of History from Above

14 July 2017 - 17 November 2017 Beverley Guildhall A series of low level aerial photographs taken in 2014 reveal how parts of Beverley's history are still visible from the air today. The key elements are drawn out in this highly visual exhibition.

Edgelands: Exploring the Margins of Urban Living

02 September 2017 - 14 October 2017 Beverley Art Gallery Edgelands was a name dreamt up some 20 years ago to describe aspects of the changing face of Britain, "places where our slipstream has created a zone of inattention". In this exhibition we see 6 visions of the discarded margins of urban living.

Street Shrines

05 September 2017 - 11 November 2017 Goole Museum A study of the street shrines placed in towns in July 1917 to honour those who had enlisted. The discovery of an old photo showing a forgotten memorial inspired this exhibition, which has been researched and produced by the Goole WW1 Research Group.

Lark Rise

16 September 2017 - 26 November 2017 Sewerby Hall Lark Rise is an exhibition of a new set of interpretative illustrations to the now classic work of English rural life Lark Rise to Candleford by wood engraver Sue Scullard, together with material relating to the landed estate at Sewerby itself.

Karl Blossfeldt - Art Forms in Nature

23 September 2017 - 09 December 2017 Beverley Art Gallery Karl Blossfeldt was a German photographer celebrated by Surrealists and early modernists for his pioneering close-up images of plants and flora. This Hayward Touring exhibition features a selection of photogravures from an original German portfolio.

Gary Saunt Presents: A Cultural Pilgrimage from Beverley to Hull

21 October 2017 - 02 December 2017 Beverley Art Gallery In celebration of Hull's City of Culture year we have commissioned the digital painter Gary Saunt to create a colossal work of art for display at the Art Gallery. The individual panels form one single work extending over 25m in length.

Weather Patterns

21 November 2017 - 27 January 2018 Goole Museum An exhibition of fabulous quilts and wall hangings inspired by extreme weather patterns by textile artist Christine Heath. Details of a 'meet the artist' session and workshop will be announced at a later date.

It all happened in Beverley!

24 November 2017 - 16 March 2018 Beverley Guildhall In this exhibition by the Guildhall volunteers Beverley seems to have had more than its fair share of scandals and catastrophes throughout the last 1000 years or so. Come and find out how it is a wonder the town is still standing!

Humber Estuary: Changing Views

16 December 2017 - 17 February 2018 Treasure House The Humber Estuary has inspired artists for centuries. Painted landscapes, riverscapes and industrial views are shown alongside displays of social and maritime history. Oral history recordings will tell stories of life on the Humber.