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Railway art in York

From the North Yorkshire Moors Railway: On show in the heart of York city, the railway has marked the start of its 2017 season with an artistic masterpiece. The incredible 3m by 4m vinyl art work can be seen in all its glory outside York Art Gallery in Exhibition Square and is creating a real […]

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A bold fox and other prints at Helmsley Arts Centre

An exhibition of prints by Gerard Hobson is now running at Helmsley Arts Centre. Art can be a very personal matter and what appeals to one doesn’t necessarily appeal to another. You may not agree, but this fox  made me laugh out loud with pleasure. Since childhood Gerard Hobson has had a love for birds, […]

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Clebrate Christmas at Bils & Rye

Celebrate Christmas at Bils & Rye

Last week before Christmas and what better way to celebrate the year than with art, music, food and drink at Bils & Rye!   In conjunction with The Piano Workshop, we are delighted to offer an afternoon of music, sloe gin and mince pies! Oh and don’t forget the art…   Christmas Opening Times We […]

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Moorside Room Exhibition

Moorside Room Exhibition – 26th November

A collaborative exhibition by photographers Janet and Richard Burdon and scupltor Jennifer Tetlow:

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Biography of Lewis Creighton now available

John Creighton’s biography of his father, the well known artist Lewis Creighton, is now available, having been launched in Kirkbymoorside last weekend. Lewis is best known for his moorland oil paintings but there is a great deal more to him than just art.  He came from a colouful family who lived in Kirkbymoorside before moving […]

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Inspirational exhibits

From Friday 29 October to Tuesday 15 November, a number of artists from Leeds will be displaying their work, reflecting their interpretation to Yorkshire landscapes, in the Inspired by… gallery, at The Moors National Park Centre, Danby. The ‘Northern Connection’ exhibition, by selected members of Leeds Fine Artists, shows a direct personal response to Yorkshire […]

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Bils & Rye open gallery in Kirkbymoorside

New gallery to open in Kirkbymoorside

After nearly four years building up their gallery business, Kate & Nick Bentley were finally seduced by the old White Horse hotel in Kirkbymoorside. The task of moving the business, with over 1000 exhibits the five miles has begun with a scheduled opening date of 3rd September 2016. The new gallery space will kick off […]

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Art Exhibition to support St Catherine’s Hospice

Members of the Ryedale based Moorlands Art Group have organised an annual exhibition to support the hospice every year since the early 90s. So many people turn out to view the paintings and buy their work that they raise hundreds of pounds every year to help the hospice care for patients with life-limiting illnesses. This […]

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Signs of Life: exhibition by local artists

Exhibition of work by six local artists, including John Creighton of Appleton-le-Moors, coming up on the weekend of June 4 and 5.

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Gallery TEN exhibition now open @ Ryedale Folk Museum

We are pleased to welcome back Edinburgh’s Gallery TEN to our art gallery after a very popular show in 2015. Gallery owner, Paul Musgrove has specially selected a range of glass, prints and sculpture for this guest spot in the Museum’s art gallery space. Prints include works by Barbara Rae, Henry Moore, Rosemary Vanns and […]

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Overlooked – an exhibition of the North York Moors

Yorkshire based ceramicist Charlotte Morrison and textile artist Agnis Smallwood are proud to present ‘Overlooked’, an exhibition focusing on the North York Moors, at the Inspired by… gallery at The Moors National Park Centre in Danby, from Thursday 30 June – Tuesday 19 July 2016. Charlotte is a ceramic designer/maker from the Yorkshire Dales, who […]

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TdY 70-metre high land art unveiled

A giant piece of “land art” has been unveiled to mark Stage Three of this year’s Tour de Yorkshire cycle race on the top of Sutton Bank. The whopping 70m high, 40m wide white painting on the grassy airfield at the Yorkshire Gliding Club is next to one of the race’s toughest ascents and has […]

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Profile: The Dutch House and Kunsthuis Gallery in Crayke

The Dutch House is a child friendly art café serving homemade cakes, breakfasts, light lunches and Dutch specialities. Enjoy nature, art, wildlife, organic produce and delicious food in a stunning rural setting, just 15 miles north of York. Set in a 1.6 acre wildlife garden we offer a continental Art Café and shop, the “Kunsthuis” […]

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Auction of artwork at Helmsley Arts Centre

Helmsley Arts Centre is holding an auction of artworks to raise funds, on Janauary 29. There are 40 lots, and you can view the full catalogue on line here.

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Christmas exhibition 28th November in The Moorside Room

There will be an exhibition in the Moorside Room on Saturday 28th November entitled Northern Light. Pickering photographers Janet & Richard Burdon and Hutton Buscel based wildlife artist Diane Todd have teamed up to put on a one day Christmas exhibition at the Moorside Room, 9 Church Street in Kirkbymoorside to coincide with the town’s […]

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Festive Fair at National Park Centre

Our popular annual Christmas Fair is being held on Saturday 14 and Sunday 15 November at the Moors National Park Centre, Danby. Celebrating the very best of local arts, crafts and seasonal gifts, this free event, opening at 10:30am, offers the chance to buy quality food, drink and gifts direct from the artists and producers […]

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A new experience in cinema: Florence and the Uffizi Gallery

Florence and the Uffizi Gallery (12a) will take you on a journey into the city that was once the cradle of the Italian Renaissance, through the most beautiful and representative works of art from the period – from Michelangelo, Brunelleschi, Raphael, Leonardo and Botticelli. The Uffizi Gallery, including the breath taking “Adoration of the Magi” […]

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Art classes at Appleton-le-moors village hall with John Creighton

John Creighton is offering a new series of art classes, in his home village of Appleton-le-Moors, for aspiring artists, and anyone who wants to learn or improve. John Creighton is an established artist  with recent exhibitions showing in The Mercer Art Gallery in Harrogate, The Crescent in Scarborough, The City Art Gallery in Doncaster and […]

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August exhibitions at the Inspired by … gallery

‘Fibres with a Twist’ is a new exhibition of silk painting, crochet, felting and weaving by the Cleveland Fibre Arts textile group. Running alongside this exhibition will be ‘One Moor Year’, featuring paintings by Robin Puplett that capture the drama of the seasons and landscapes of the North York Moors over a calendar year. Both […]

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Art exhibition at the Moorside Rooms

Local artist Colin Pearsall will be exhibiting his work on the 6,7,13 & 14th June. Opening times are 10.30-4.00 with Colin present to answer any questions. The work is essentially a deconstruction of recorded events that have left a personal resonance, I play with arrangements of colours to form strange harmonies, finding reality with a […]

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John Creighton exhibits in North Yorkshire Open Studios weekends

John Creighton of Appleton le Moors is among the local artists exhibiting in North Yorkshire Open Studios on the weekends of June 6-7 and 13-14 . He writes: Why not call in at the wonderful old wood panelled Reading Room nestled at the edge of the village of Appleton-le-Moors, overlooking the glorious countryside of Ryedale […]

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North Yorkshire Open Studios 2015

North Yorkshire Open Studios is a free event that combines culture, breath-taking views and a chance to hone your navigation skills (not all artists live on main roads!). Each year, artists and makers across the whole of North Yorkshire invite the public into a host of intriguing spaces, from hidden locations on the North Yorkshire […]

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Poster for 'A celebration of Appleton le Moors' event

A celebration of Appleton le Moors

Yorkshire based artist Anne Thalheim inspired a group of her friends and neighbours from Appleton Le Moors to create a unique art installation in four community buildings. Their artwork celebrates the annual events, interest groups, history and crucially, the volunteers who year after year, ensure these building’s are maintained, funded and continue to provide for […]

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Ryedale School exhibition at Nunnington Hall

Ryedale School art students exhibit at Nunnington Hall

Nunnington Hall is hosting an exhibition of work by Ryedale School’s art students. The exhibition features pieces produced by pupils as part of their GCSE coursework and examinations for this year. On display until Sunday, May 10, the work includes a wide range of styles and demonstrates the use of a range of media, including […]

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Art Exhibition at the Natural Health Centre

A collection of sketches and life drawings by Florence Watson have gone up in the Natural Health Centre in Tinley Garth. Come down and have a look!

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Local artist exhibits at York solicitors

John Creighton, an established artist living and working in Appleton-le-Moors, has a new exhibition on now in York. John has had recent exhibitions in The Mercer Gallery in Harrogate, The Crescent in Scarborough, the City Art Gallery in Doncaster and the Python Gallery in Middlesbrough. In this new exhibition, he shows key works from the […]

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Exhibition rounds off exceptional year for gallery

‘New Ground’, an exhibition by printmaker Hester Cox and ceramicist Charlotte Morrison which opens on 20 November, rounds off the current programme of exhibitions at the North York Moors’ Inspired by… gallery in what has been the best year in its seven year history. Located within The Moors National Park Centre at Danby, the gallery […]

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Major arts event this Thursday

On Thursday 13th November, Rural Arts are hosting a networking afternoon at North Yorkshire Moors Railway, 1-4.30pm, to give Ryedale-based artists and independent businesses the opportunity to meet, swap ideas (and print!) and form potential partnerships. The event is completely free, and includes a buffet lunch, however registration is essential and numbers limited. The day […]

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Two new exhibitions at Inspired by … Gallery

Next week sees two new exhibitions open at the Inspired by… gallery, Danby. Lingering Presence brings together the work of photographer Phil Cornelius, pastel artist Keith Blessed and candle-maker Chris Jones, while Quilting for all Seasons highlights quilted works by the Cleveland Fibre Arts textile group. Both exhibitions start on 15 October and entry is […]

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British Meadow by Dennis Roddam

Celebrating the natural world on our doorstep

Art works and ceramics by award-winning wildlife artist Dennis Roddam go on display at the Inspired by… gallery from 19 September. Inspired by his childhood adventures in the North York Moors, his art focuses on the smaller natural wonders that are sometimes overlooked, rather than large panoramic views. North Yorkshire Naturally is open daily until […]

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