The Mercer Art Gallery is open Tuesday to Saturday and Bank Holiday Mondays 10am-5pm and Sundays 2-5pm (closes 4pm November to March). Admission is free.
About the Gallery
The Mercer Art Gallery is home to Harrogate district's fine art collection which consists of some 2000 works of art, mainly from the 19th and 20th centuries. The collection includes works by William Powell Frith, Atkinson Grimshaw, Sir Edward Burne-Jones, Dame Laura Knight, Alan Davie and many more. The collection is not on permanent display.
The gallery has two spaces, the Main Gallery and the smaller North Gallery. The changing exhibition programme for both galleries ranges from national touring exhibitions of painting, photography, sculpture and crafts to exhibitions from the permanent collections to displays by local artists.
In 2011 the interior of the gallery was refurbished with funds from Harrogate Borough Council, the Friends of the Mercer Art Gallery, and the Stanley and Audrey Burton Trust. This achievement was awarded with a Harrogate Hospitality and Tourism Award for Best Achievement in 2012.
Click on the links below to find out more about exhibitions, events, and other information for your visit to the gallery.
Events at the Gallery