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Yorkshire art places

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SHEFFIELD


 

Persistence Works, Sheffield

What they say about themselves:

The UK’s first purpose-built fine art and crafts studio complex provides a range of facilities with public access for up to 89 fine artists and craftspeople on a highly prominent site in Sheffield’s cultural quarter.

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Millennium Gallery, Sheffield

Arundal Gate, Sheffield. S1 2PP

What they say about themselves:
The Millennium Gallery is an outstanding venue for the visual arts, craft and design, right in the heart of Sheffield. Both elegant and innovative, the gallery breaks with the traditional institutional image of an art gallery and is a welcoming and vibrant place to be for pleasure, education and business.
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Graves Gallery, Sheffield

Surrey Street, Sheffield. S1 1XZ

 

What they say about themselves:

If you haven’t popped up to the Graves Gallery recently, you might be pleasantly surprised at the gallery’s recent makeover. Over the last six months the home of Sheffield’s visual art collection has been refurbished and repainted, giving works by legendary artists such as Turner and Cézanne the home they deserve.

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S1 Artspace, Sheffield
Units 4a-6b, Trafalgar Court, Milton Street, Sheffield. S1 4JU

 

What they say about themselves:

S1 Artspace is an artist-led organisation providing studio space for over twenty Sheffield based artists and a project space, which presents an annual programme of contemporary exhibitions, screenings and events.

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The Site Gallery

1 Brown Street, Sheffield. S1 2BS
 

What they say about themselves:

Site Gallery is Sheffield’s flagship international contemporary art centre. The gallery offers a changing exhibitions programme backed up with regular publications and a comprehensive calendar of conferences, artists talks and events. The gallery focuses on an international programme of newly commissioned work supported by the iLab, (a production facility for still and moving image-making), providing a base for international residencies and supporting artists at the beginning of their career.
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Bloc, Sheffield
71 Eyre Lane, Sheffield S1 4RB

 

What they say about themselves:

Bloc is a contemporary art gallery and studio complex located in the city centre of Sheffield.

Bloc Projects Ltd is a not-for-profit artists-led organisation that co-ordinates a programme of exhibitions, events and related activity at Bloc.

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Siad Gallery, Sheffield

 

What they say about themselves:

The Sheffield Institute of Art and Design (SIAD) gallery is part of Sheffield Hallam University’s city centre new-build, showcasing art, design and creative media by staff and students, as well as touring exhibitions from the UK and abroad. A host of film and video will also be shown on its state of the art window projection system

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WAKEFIELD


Yorkshire Sculpture Park, Wakefield

 Bretton Hall, West Bretton, Wakefield, West Yorkshire. WF4 4LG

What they say about themselves:

Yorkshire Sculpture Park is one of Europe’s leading open air galleries planned for the enjoyment and study of art and the landscape. Displays of sculpture in over 100 acres of 18th century parkland are combined with two indoor galleries to provide a changing programme of exhibitions and residencies with workshops and tours for schools and the public. Henry Moore in Bretton Country Park is adjacent to the Sculpture Park

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YORK


York Art Gallery
Exhibition Square, York. YO1 7EW 


What they say about themselves:

York Art Gallery combines a distinguished history of displaying fine paintings and ceramics with a modern-day welcome to all through a busy calendar of exhibitions, events and outreach work.

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HULL 


Ferens Art Gallery

Queen Victoria Square, Hull. HU1 3RA

What they say about themselves:

Ferens Art Gallery combines internationally renowned permanent collection displays with thriving programmes of exhibitions and Live Art

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Artlink, Hull

87 Princes Avenue, Hull. HU5 3QP

 

What they say about themselves:

A registered charity, established in 1982, working within the former county of Humberside. Defined as an Arts Access Agency, Artlink is unique as we offer access to all artforms across all sectors of the community.

Artlink has four areas of provision: outreach projects, community galleries, training and an information service. We provide community based arts activities and services to people in Hull and the Humber. 

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LEEDS


Leeds City Art Gallery

The Headrow, Leeds. LS1 3AA 

 

What they say about themselves:

There is something for everyone at the newly re-opened Leeds City Art Gallery. You will find traditional prints, watercolours, paintings and sculptures as well as contemporary works made with plastic grapes and twintubs! See exciting new temporary exhibition in this stunning building. Take a walk through the newly uncovered ‘Victorian Tiled Hall’, a new walkway between the art gallery and library building which houses and shop and cafe amid glorius settings 

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Leeds Metropolitan University Gallery & Studio Theatre

Leeds Met Gallery, Woodhouse Lane, Leeds LS1 3HE


What they say about themselves:

The Gallery remains dedicated to the development and presentation of contemporary visual art reflecting new practice, new ideas and excellence in execution. 

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Artco
 

What they say about themselves:

Artco is a privately run gallery in Leeds, exhibiting and selling quality original contemporary art.

Our aim is to bring exciting, innovative artwork to a wide audience in a friendly and relaxed gallery space. Whether you are looking for a contemporary painting by an emerging artist or piece of work by an internationally renowned master, our gallery staff will help and advise you to make the right purchase

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East Street Arts (ESA)

What they say about themselves:

Is a contemporary arts organisation in Leeds. Our mission is to focus on the development of artists through our events programme, professional development and studio/facility provision

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Project Space Leeds

2 Riverside Way, Whitehall Waterfront, Leeds LS1 4EH

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Pavilion

7 Saw Mill Yard, Round Foundry, Leeds LS11 5WH
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The Henry Moore Institute

74 Headrow, Leeds. LS1 3AH
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Leeds Art Gallery

The Headrow, Leeds LS1 3AA

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TheArtMarket

The Merrion Market, The Merrion Centre, Leeds LS2 8DB

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The Stanley & Audrey Burton Gallery

Parkinson Building, Leeds University LS2 9JT

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The Bowery

54 Otley Rd, Leeds. LS6, UK

 

What they say about themselves:

The inspiration for this exciting new venture came from the Bowery district of new York. We now hope that here in Headingley the bowery is where you’ll be inspired by the products and services we offer.
The dream was to open up a creative space that would provide a truly unique experience, where both the customer and artist alike can develop in an exciting and stimulating environment
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Arts and Trinity

Holy Trinity Church, Boar Lane, Leeds

What they say about themselves:

Housed in the magnificent 18th century building arts@trinity is dedicated to providing a wide range of arts events for all the community in a genuinely alternative space

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BRADFORD 


Gallery II
University of Bradford, Chesham Building, Bradford. BD7 1DP

 

What they say about themselves:

Gallery II is situated at the heart of the University campus, within the Chesham Building

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Cartwright Hall

Lister Park, Bradford. BD9 4NS

 

What they say about themselves:

Bradford’s stunning art gallery was opened in 1904 with an important collection of Victorian and Edwardian works following its donation to the city by Samuel Cunliffe Lister. Cartwright Hall has the best collection of South Asian art outside London. The gallery is in the middle of a magnificent park with Mughal Garden, boating lake with a café, and a stunning children’s playground

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Bradford 1 Gallery

Bradford 1 Gallery, Centenary Square, Bradford. BD1 1SD

 

What they say about themselves: 

Bradford 1 Gallery is the new city centre space for exhibitions of contemporary and historic art and craft. It will host shows from national and regional touring venues as well as drawing upon the major collections of the museums and galleries service. It is a partnership with Impressions Gallery. This innovative contemporary photography gallery has re-located from York to Bradford and will also have its own new gallery. Both institutions will share public areas and an education space.

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HALIFAX


 The Arts at Dean Clough

What they say about themselves
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Dean Clough is nationally renowned for its commitment to the arts.  It has supported a gallery programme since the mid 1980’s that it makes freely available to the public, despite having no direct funding from the local council, the Arts Council of England, or from the EEC.
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Impressions Gallery, Bradford
 

What they say about themselves:
Impressions Gallery is for everybody and we’re free. We’re one of the UK’s independent leading venues for photography and we show the best of today’s photographers. We’ve moved from York and have reopened in a purpose-built new building in the heart of Bradford’s city centre. Our exhibitions change regularly so there’s always something different to see. Be inspired and join in!
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KEIGHLEY


The Keighley Arts Factory
 

What they say about themselves:

The Keighley Arts Factory (KAF) opened in September 1999 as an art gallery and performance space for the community. Since then it has hosted 40 exhibitions, 12 plays and performances, two employment fairs, plus numerous workshops. Visual artists, actors, musicians and dancers have benefited from the wonderful facilities, giving the organisation many contacts and a growing reputation within the arts

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OTLEY  


Otley Courthouse

What they say about themselves:
Otley Courthouse is a unique arts and resource centre, created and run by local people, in Otley, West Yorkshire. The old magistrates court has been transformed into a fully accessible centre for people of all ages. There’s a lively evening events programme with great films, theatre, music, dance and cabaret. You can drop into the community cafe; visit the old cell; join a workshop (lots for all ages) use our free computer room and internet access or enjoy our popular monthly craft  fair and visual arts exhibitions.

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