Free Art Galleries in Yorkshire

Outside York Art Gallery at dusk

York Art Gallery

York Art Gallery underwent a major redevelopment prior to it’s grand reopening. The permanent displays re free to visit, temproary and visiting exhibitions may incur charges.

Ferens Art Gallery

The Ferens has a magnificent collection of paintings and sculptures, including works by European Old Masters, portraiture, marine painting, and modern and contemporary British art.

Street view of the Millennium Gallery in Sheffield

Millennium Gallery

The Millennium Gallery is the permanent home of Sheffield’s unique Metalwork Collection and Ruskin Collection of art and artefacts and plays host to major temporary exhibitions of art, craft, fashion and design.

Art Festivals in Yorkshire

Art Festivals in Yorkshire

Celebrate all the arts in Yorkshire at an arts festival. From makers fairs, to open studios, to awesome fringe festivals.

Exterior of Cartwright Hall Art Gallery in Lister Park

Cartwright Hall Art Gallery

Cartwright Hall Art Gallery is one of the U.K's leading regional art galleries. Situated in the picturesque Lister Park, the civic art gallery has permanent art collections. Cartwright Hall Art Gallery plays host to a number of temporary in-house curated exhibitions and visiting exhibitions.

Exterior of the Site Gallery

Site Gallery

Site Gallery is Sheffield’s international contemporary art space, specialising in moving image, new media and performance.

Leeds Art Gallery

Leeds Art Gallery

A world of art in the heart of the city. Leeds Art Gallery presents a dynamic exhibition programme and holds a significant collection of modern and contemporary British art.

Graves Art Gallery inside

Graves Gallery

The gallery is located above the Central Library in Sheffield city centre. It houses permanent displays from the city’s historic and contemporary collection of British and European art along with a programme of temporary exhibitions.

Exterior of Henry Moore Institute

Henry Moore Institute

The Institute is a part of The Henry Moore Foundation, set up by the sculptor Henry Moore (1898-1986) in 1977 to encourage appreciation of the visual arts, especially sculpture.

Huddersfield Art Gallery

Huddersfield Art Gallery

Huddersfield Art Gallery houses a stunning collection of paintings, works on paper and sculptures by internationally renowned artists such as Francis Bacon, L.S. Lowry and Henry Moore. There's an innovative programme of temporary exhibitions along with inspiring events and activities for all.

Exterior of Scarborough Art Gallery

Scarborough Art Gallery

Scarborough Art Gallery houses the borough’s permanent collection of fine art, which has grown through gifts, bequests and purchases since its beginnings in 1947, reflecting the vibrant mix of the community and its cultural heritage.Technically not free, the gallery charges just £3 for an annual pass

Art at Dean Clough

Dean Clough

Dean Clough boasts one of the UK’s largest private galleries and a nationally acclaimed contemporary arts programme. Dean Clough’s gallery shows span the gamut from retrospectives to innovative solo work and incorporate most art forms including painting, photography, sculpture, installations and digital media.

Beverley Art Gallery

Beverley Art Gallery

Upstairs in the iconic Treasure House you’ll find the Museum and Art Gallery. It is home to local history, East Riding Museum's temperature controlled stores and often welcomes exciting and popular national exhibitions into its halls

Interior of the Mercer Art Gallery

Mercer Art Gallery

The Mercer Art Gallery opened in 1991 in the 200 year old Harrogate Promenade Rooms, one of Harrogate’s first purpose built spa buildings.