York Art Gallery

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Exhibition Square
North Yorkshire

  • Phone: 01904 687687

New commissions, Old Masters and more than 2000 ceramic works can be found at the multi award-winning York Art Gallery. Spot the Picasso, David Hockney, L.S Lowry and Grayson Perry and see the largest collection of British Studio Ceramics in the world in the Centre of Ceramic Art. With a changing exhibitions programme and a range of events, there is always something new and exciting to see and do. New for 2019: When All is Quiet: Kaiser Chiefs in Conversation with York Art Gallery (Until 10 March), Aesthetica Art Prize 2019 (8 March- 14 July), Ruskin, Turner and the Storm Cloud: Watercolours and Drawings (29 March- 23 June) Children Curate in the Anthony Shaw space (Opens 12 April) Sounds Like Her (12 July- 25 August) Poussin: National Gallery Masterpiece Tour (12 July- 22 September) Lucie Rie: Ceramics and Buttons (Until 3 November) Dieric Bouts (11October 2019 -26 January 2020).

Further information

Opening Hours:

Monday-Friday: 10.00am – 5pm Saturday: 10.00am – 5pm Sunday: 10.00am – 5pm Closed: 25, 26 Dec and 1 Jan. Early closing: 2.30pm on 24 and 31 Dec.


YMT Card Holder: FREE Adult (with 10% Gift Aid Donation): £7.50 Adult (without donation): £6.81 Child (16 and under): FREE with a paying adult Access Day Ticket: £4.00

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Facilities and services


  • Cafeteria
  • Education facilities available
  • Shop
  • Study facilities
  • Toilets for disabled
  • Wheelchair access to some public areas


  • Academic publications and resources available

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