Picturing Women
Until 17 June 2018

Marking 100 years since women first go the vote, this exhibition celebrates the work of inspirational women artists past and presents. The exciting mix of historic and contemporary art from the Harrogate collection includes, for example, portraits by pioneer photographer Julia Margaret Cameron next to Victoria Brookland's Gothic style ink drawings, paintings by Dame Laura Knight, Margaret Hunter, Eileen Cooper, Sarah Pickstone and many more.

Rose Garrard
Rose Garrard The Artist as Model, 1982
Mercer Art Gallery, Harrogate Borough Council

Dame Laura Knight
Dame Laura Knight - Ready for Rehearsal, c. 1938
Mercer Art Gallery, Harrogate Borough Council

Eileen Agar portrait of Miss Terry
Eileen Agar (1899-1991) - Portrait of Miss Terry, 1980 - Acrylic on canvas
Gift of Greg Worth in memory of Brian Willis, Contemporary Art Society, 2005


The End of the War: Brangwyn's War Posters
20 January - 10 June 2018

Contemplate our outstanding collection of War posters by Frank Brangwyn (1867-1956) in an exhibition to commemorate the centenary of the end of the First World War. Brangwyn's powerful graphics and hard-hitting subject matter raised sympathy and support for British and allied forces and victims of the Great War.

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