Art and exhibitions in the North of England

Discover new art and exhibitions at some of the places you love across the North of England this year. These diverse projects are inspired by our places and supported by Arts Council England and Art Fund.

The Essex Tapestries Grayson Perry

Art and Exhibitions at Nunnington Hall

Enjoy a variety of high profile art and photography exhibitions throughout the year in our attic gallery and the hall. Celebrating the best of national works and local artists.

'Bridged' by Steve Messam These Passing Things at Fountains Abbey and Studley Royal

Discover art in the outdoors at Fountains Abbey and Studley Royal 

Walk through the water garden this summer to discover unexpected large scale landscape artworks. Inspired by the history of Studley Royal, these colourful and distinctive installations bring to life the spirit of the garden as the original designers intended it – playful, extraordinary and controversial. What will you make of them?

Limelight at Lindisfarne Castle

Limelight at Lindisfarne Castle

Limelight, a new art installation at Lindisfarne inspired by the island’s dramatic Northumberland coastal setting has now opened.

A portrait of a woman taken by Mr Hardman

Agency of Women

In 2020, the Hardmans' House welcomes artist-in-residence Tabitha Jussa. She is exploring the archive of formal portraiture taken by E. Chambré and Margaret Hardman, using their traditional techniques to create contemporary portraiture.