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Historic Hospitals

15 May 2018 - 11 December 2018 Skidby Mill An exhibition by the Skidby Mill volunteers on care in the East Riding before the advent of the Health Service.

1918: Duty Done!

09 June 2018 - 02 September 2018 Museum at Sewerby Hall The sweeping changes in life following WW1 were tumultuous. As the centenary of the armistice approaches, this exhibition considers the impact of the end of the Great War on those who lived through it, and its legacy over the last 100 years.

5th Annual Open Art

26 June 2018 - 01 September 2018 Goole Museum Artists and craft makers from Goole and surroundings have a chance to show their work to the public. No entry fee and up to two submissions per artist. Application forms available on request from beginning of May.

53rd Wildlife Photographer of the Year

14 July 2018 - 08 September 2018 Treasure House & Beverley Art Gallery This world-renowned exhibition is back by popular demand for the 2nd year, on loan from the Natural History Museum in London. It features 100 awe-inspiring images from fascinating animal behaviour to breath-taking wild landscapes.

Snakes... A Slither into a Secretive Life

14 July 2018 - 08 September 2018 Treasure House & Beverley Art Gallery This exciting natural history exhibition delves into the fascinating life of snakes from around the world. Within the exhibition are real snake specimens which can be seen as displays of taxidermy or skeletons.

Celebrating Conservation 50

20 July 2018 - 16 November 2018 Beverley Guildhall 2018 sees the 50th anniversary of the Conservation Area designation in Beverley. This exhibition considers the need for the designation and takes a visual exploration of the nine sub-regions within the Conservation Area.

Sensing the Past

11 September 2018 - 10 November 2018 Goole Museum This exhibition by Vivica, a group of 3rd Age artists, will include new works in painting, ceramics, photography, textiles and printmaking exploring the prompts (places, sound, touch, taste and smell) that memory calls upon to recall past images.

Birds, Blooms and Butterflies: Elizabeth Lambert's Art

15 September 2018 - 03 November 2018 Treasure House There was a rise in popularity of botanical and natural history drawing in the early 19th century. In Beverley Elizabeth Lambert (1791-1830) was captivated by this hobby, and produced hundreds of finely detailed drawings and watercolours.

Peripheral Vision: Straw People by Julian Swift

15 September 2018 - 03 November 2018 Beverley Art Gallery Julian's straw-people fantasy came to life in the 1990s when he saw 2 boiler-suited scarecrows appearing to conduct a conversation in a field in Norfolk, courtesy of the wind catching their arms. His imaginative work captures a whole straw society.

Peter Barker: Working Hands

10 November 2018 - 01 February 2019 Treasure House This series of photographic portraits of long-standing trades and crafts around the East Riding sit alongside images of newer skills. The contemplative portraits record the tools, skills and concentration in today's manual production.