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Mercer Art Gallery, Harrogate

Extended opening hours for Tour De France Weekend:

Friday 4 July 10am-6pm

Saturday 4 July 10am-6pm

Sunday 6 July 10am-5pm

The Mercer Art Gallery is open Tuesday to Saturday and Bank Holiday Mondays 10am-5pm and Sundays 2-5pm. 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.  There is a changing exhibition programme in each of the two gallery spaces which ranges from national touring exhibitions of painting, photography, sculpture and crafts to exhibitions from the permanent collections to displays by local artists.

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Click on the links below to find out more about exhibitions, events, and other information for your visit to the gallery.
 
 
 
 

In the main gallery

 

Art and Yorkshire: From Turner to Hockney
12 April - 12 October
 
Art made in Yorkshire, art inspired by Yorkshire and a portrait gallery of Yorkshire people.  Over 100 oils, watercolours, drawings, photographs and sculpture will be on show to celebrate Le Grand Depart of the Tour de France in Yorkshire, proudly part of Yorkshire Festival 2014.
 
Knaresborough Castle by J M W Turner
Courtesy of Gloucester City Museum and Art Gallery
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Landscape, the city, industry, the sea and Yorkshire's people are seen through the eyes of J M W Turner, Thomas Girtin, Norman Ackroyd, Katharine Holmes, Sheila Fell, David Hockney, John Piper, Jake Attree, Laura Knight, Atkinson Grimshaw, Mark Senior and many more.
 
 
 

 

In the north gallery

 
 
Brangwyn's War: Posters of the First World War


   
 17 May 2014 to 18 January 2015
 
Frank Brangwyn was an outstanding poster artist of the First World War. This exhibition puts on show a remarkable set of large scale Brangwyn posters.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

 In 2014 enjoy a celebration of Art and Yorkshire, World War I posters and Masterstrokes, a collection of touring works from York Art Gallery.

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 



Contact Us:

 
Telephone - 01423 556188
   
Find us at Mercer Art Gallery, Swan Road, Harrogate, HG1 2SA.

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