The creative and confident spirit of Yorkshire can be witnessed from its diverse and wide range of art galleries, museums and craft centres. From the art exhibitions in urban centres and art galleries in market towns, to the mighty sculptures in parks, there are a lot of talent and potential that still remains untapped. Art In Yorkshire is an event established and organized to get more people involved in appreciating and exploring the various art galleries in the region. These celebrations aim to promote these local galleries that are funded publicly so as to support the rich culture of art in Yorkshire.
There is an art fund set aside where millions are raised every year through public collections. The revenue is used to purchase the various works of art to promote the various talented individuals and groups. As you plan to take your visit across Yorkshire, you should first get to know the various museums and galleries taking part in the event so that you get to explore every aspect that interests you. At the end of the day, you will hopefully be inspired to order a certain piece of art which will be delivered at your doorstep.
What To Expect
There are literally hundreds of art galleries in Yorkshire, thus, there is no limit to the variety of artwork you will get to see and probably purchase. There are paintings and ceramics where you will get to enjoy a fine display of well organized exhibition programmes. There are paintings of the National Portrait gallery can also be found in large numbers across the region. In the museums, you can find archaeological and geological collections found centuries ago in various regions across Europe. Apart from such collections, there are other hundreds of prints, paintings, drawings, photographs and posters from years back that are available for those who appreciate the ancient works of art.
The Best Galleries
With hundreds of such galleries, singling out the ones that stand out is not easy. However, some have been there for years and they have continued to stand out with their amazing work. Some of them include; The York Art Gallery, The Yorkshire Museum, National Railway Museum, Beningbrough Hall, Art and Rose and Bils and Rye. There are other many galleries and museums within York and its surroundings that you can visit and appreciate the diversity of talent present. It is definitely going to be a year to remember for the various artists in Yorkshire.