Art

Light Lab

Light Lab

Get hands on and explore the science and wonder of light through time in our brand-new, family friendly exhibition which looks at how we have used and made light across the centuries. How does it travel? What happens when you mix different coloured light? Carry out your own light-based experiments and find out for yourself! […]

Herakles

Herakles

The Labours of Herakles explores one of the classical world’s most famous heroes through the lithographs and etchings of New Zealand artist Marian Maguire. Taking Herakles out of his ancient context, and portraying him as nineteenth century colonist in New Zealand, these works invite us to question what it means to be a hero. Marian […]

Aesthetica Art Prize Exhibition 2015

Aesthetica Art Prize Exhibition 2015

Aesthetica and York Museums Trust present the Aesthetica Art Prize Exhibition, running from 26 March to 31 May at York St Mary’s – York Art Gallery’s contemporary art space. Now in its eighth year, the Prize is an internationally acclaimed award that recognises excellence in contemporary art from around the world awarding £5,000 to the […]

Artist Darren Baker

Artist Darren Baker

THE ROYAL ARTIST DARREN BAKER  Darren born in 1976, a graduate of Bradford Art College, is one of the country’s leading painters within the classical realism genre. After graduation he has striven to perfect his technique and vision inspired by the Old masters and also contemporary realist painters. “MONEY SEX POWER” – an amazing new […]

Music in the Round to help raise final funds for Martin Jennings ‘Women of Steel’ sculpture for Sheffield

Music in the Round to help raise final funds for Martin Jennings ‘Women of Steel’ sculpture for Sheffield

SCHUMANN+SCHUBERT Sheffield Crucible Studio Thu 9 Oct 2014 7:15pm, Box Office 0114 249 6000 Music in the Round is to dedicate the first concert of its autumn season to Sheffield City Council’s ‘Women of Steel’ Statue Appeal – raising £150,000 to fund a Martin Jennings statue to commemorate the women who kept the steel factories […]

October Creative Workshops

October Creative Workshops

Ponden Hall, built by the land owning Heaton family, is rich with associations with the Brontës. The sisters read books from the library there, socialised with the family on occasion and even took shelter there as children from the great Crow Hill Bog Explosion of 1824! There has long thought to have been connections with […]

Liz Coggins travels to the cultural heart of Germany

Liz Coggins travels to the cultural heart of Germany

Firmly established on the central German cultural map for hundreds of years, Weimar in the state of Thüringen is home to 16 UNESCO world heritage sites and is easily accessible from the UK with twice weekly flights by Germania airlines to nearby Erfurt. I took the flight from Gatwick travelling down to London on East […]

People Matters Showcase

People Matters Showcase

An exciting exhibition of photography, fine art, performance and more created on People Matters community courses, part of Learning Disability Week. Holy Trinity Church 16th – 20th June Mon – Fri, 10am – 3pm Launch evening Wednesday 18th June, 6-8pm People Matters creates opportunities for people with learning and other disabilities to be more independent […]

This rock n roll panto is certainly top of the pops

This rock n roll panto is certainly top of the pops

Its taken a couple of past productions to get the content right, but this year the City Varieties Rock n Roll Panto has achieved pantomime perfection. Taking traditional pantomime to another level is no easy task but Jack and the Beanstalk ticks every pantomime box. The story, the characters and the general format is played […]