Exhibitions

Exhibitions

Exhibitions

In our spacious Gallery on the top floor, we host a changing programme of five exhibitions every year which have a connection with our Cumbria home. Some exhibitions break the bounds of the Gallery and take over the centre, so you may find art in unexpected places. Each exhibition is curated with a leading cultural organisation or a creative community around us. We are proud to exhibit work by Cumbria’s world class artists and craftspeople, often see here for the first time. This strong relationship with artists means we can show creativity at its most diverse, as well as reflecting life in the landscape.

We also hire some of our exhibitions for touring – find out more here.


Great Print Exhibition 5

This is the fifth edition of our popular Great Print Exhibition, the largest exhibition of original print in the UK. This is also the first chance to see an exhibition in our brand new gallery space, and our new gallery shop. This year it’s bigger than ever, with more artists taking part and more artworks to see. Featuring over 80 artists and more than 500 artworks exhibited, and many more to browse, this exhibition showcases a huge range of styles…
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Past exhibitions

In our spacious Gallery on the top floor, we host a changing programme of five exhibitions every year which have a connection with our Cumbrian home. Find out more about our past exhibitions here.
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‘T’ is for Textiles

'T' is for Textiles is a new exhibition showcasing the best in contemporary textile art across the North and Scotland. Featuring work across a diverse range of styles and techniques, the exhibition also touches on the textile heritage of the North.
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TEXTRAVAGANZA

A unique opportunity to meet textile artists, makers, groups and guilds from across the North. Ranging from traditional quilting to contemporary machine embroidery, the show offers the chance to buy work from selected artists and makers, and discover the materials and techniques they use. If you would like to develop your own skills there will be information about workshops and groups to join too! In addition the T is for Textiles exhibition will be running concurrently in our brand new…
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