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21st Annual East Riding Open Art

02 March 2018 - 28 April 2018 Treasure House & Beverley Art Gallery This annual exhibition showcases the tremendous talent we have in the region. The competition is open to all artists, amateur or professional, who live in Hull and the East Riding. Go to the Open Art page to find out more.

Rhythms in Sculpture by David Sprakes

05 May 2018 - 30 June 2018 Beverley Art Gallery David Sprakes' sculptures are based on the natural world and the landscape of the Peak District and North East Coast. Drawing, clay modelling, mould-making, casting, construction and carving illustrates the breadth of David's work.

Our Histories Revealed: African Stories in Hull and East Yorkshire

05 May 2018 - 30 June 2018 Treasure House This Heritage Lottery funded community project over the past 2 years aimed to explore the stories of local people of African descent from 1750 to 2007. The exhibition presents highlights from the stories and images that have been collected.

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.

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.

Legacy: A Painterly Response to WW1 by Paul Clifford

10 November 2018 - 01 February 2019 Beverley Art Gallery 100 years ago, as WW1 drew to a close, Paul Clifford's father returned to England from Egypt where he had served in the East Riding Yeomanry. The exhibition started with photos from the Desert Expeditionary Force but includes other found images.