Light, Glass & Stone: Conserving the St Cuthbert Window

York Minster Deangate, York

Explore the medieval St Cuthbert Window through a new exhibition which tells the story of the life and miracles of one of Northern England’s most significant saints. Learn about the cathedral’s project starting in 2021 to conserve the 600-year-old window, which is one of the largest surviving narrative windows in the world and among the […]

Grinling Gibbons: Monuments to Glory

York Minster Deangate, York

Discover the work of Grinling Gibbons, the most celebrated British woodcarver of the 17th century, through a new exhibition at York Minster as part of a national programme to mark the 300th anniversary of his death. The year-long exhibition, which will be complemented by a sculpture trail, will focus on three stone monuments that Gibbons […]

The Genius of Grinling Gibbons

Fairfax House Castlegate, York

2021 marks the 300th anniversary of the death of Grinling Gibbons, one of the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries’ most renowned crafstmen. In this tercentenary year, Fairfax House joins the nation […]

Young Gainsborough: Rediscovered Landscape Drawings

York Art Gallery Exhibition Square, York

Time for a new exhibition at York Art Gallery! Twenty-five newly attributed Thomas Gainsborough drawings will go on public display for the first time in this major exhibition opening at York Art Gallery this autumn.

York’s Jewish Story : 1170 to Present

York Castle Museum Eye of York, York

An exciting new community exhibition, in partnership with York Liberal Jewish Community, is now open at York Castle Museum. The compelling history of York’s Jewish community, spanning from 1170 to the present day, is shown through a series of insightful […]

Beyond Bloomsbury: Life, Love and Legacy

York Art Gallery Exhibition Square, York

This major new exhibition, in partnership with the National Portrait Gallery and Sheffield Museums, will explore the lives and works of an extraordinary group of writers, artists and thinkers, known as the Bloomsbury Group, who were active in England in the first half of the twentieth-century. Key figures include the great writer and pioneer of […]