A brand new catalogue detailing the history of generous art collectors who gave their paintings and drawings to the Cooper Gallery, together with stunning examples of their collections, is now available to buy for the first time.
Visitors to Barnsley will be able to view ground breaking work by Picasso for free from this weekend.
An exhibition featuring 17 original linocut prints will open at the town centre’s newly transformed Cooper Gallery on Saturday, 21 January. The prints are on loan from the British Museum and it will be the first time that Picasso’s work has been shown in Barnsley.
The grounds of Barnsley’s Cannon Hall will be restored to their former Georgian glory thanks to a grant of almost £3m.
The 70 acres of park and gardens surrounding the historic hall in Cawthorne will be transformed using £2,925,200 secured from the Heritage Lottery Fund and Big Lottery Fund’s Parks for People programme.
The public artwork commissioned by Barnsley Council to remember the many brave soldiers who fell in the Battle of the Somme, has won a National Civic Trust Award, the only winner in the Yorkshire region.
The public artwork commissioned by Barnsley Council to remember the many brave soldiers who fell in the Battle of the Somme, has been nominated for a prestigious award.
‘Light Lines’ by artists, musson+retallick, has been nominated for a National Civic Trust Award and is the only piece of artwork outside of London to be nominated.
As part of ‘The Joy of Sound and Vision’ project, Barnsley Archives are heading to the Better Barnsley shop. Here they hope to discover more about any sound and film footage that maybe available, relating to the towns rich history.
Talented Yorkshire artists and makers are selling unique and individually made items at an exclusive exhibition in the newly transformed Cooper Gallery until Saturday, 24 December.
Up until Christmas Eve the stunning gallery space will be filled with beautiful gift ideas ranging from jewellery, textiles, ceramics and wooden products to glassware, accessories and stunning photographs. It is perfect for those looking for a more relaxed shopping experience away from the hustle and bustle of the crowded high street.
The Elsecar Winter Festival will be arriving to the historic village between Thursday, 24 and Sunday, 27 November.
During the four free days of festive celebrations, visitors will enjoy fire installations, music, entertainment and funfair rides as well as a wide variety of shops and stalls offering unique gift ideas.
It was a memorable occasion for the Cooper Gallery this week, as His Royal Highness The Duke of Kent, KG paid a visit.
His Royal Highness was there to take a guided tour of the newly extended gallery and view the Yorkshire With Love exhibition, which is running until 24 December showcasing work from Yorkshire artists and designers for sale for Christmas.