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.


*POSTPONED* ‘T’ is for Textiles

'T' is for Textiles has been postponed until further notice. '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

*Unfortunately we have had to postpone the Textravaganza event, however we are looking to reschedule for Autumn 2020. We will release dates very soon!* 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…
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