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This list holds the details of the galleries that are regularly holding curated exhibitions and their current shows / events. Some current Exhibitions are listed here.
It also lists shops that sell art.
Current exhibitions are now listed in our events calendar and venues and artists are very welcome to post details of exhibitions there.

LANCASTER

Jump to: Arteria with Gallery 23 Bellwood DukesThe GregsonThe Judge's LodgingsLancaster (St Peter's) CathedralLancaster City MuseumLUDUSThe Maritime MuseumThe Storey Gallery Studio Arts Town HouseWilliamson Park

UNIVERSITY OF CUMBRIA
Alexandra Gallery


LANCASTER UNIVERSITY
Jump to: The LibraryThe Ruskin LibraryThe Peter Scott Gallery

MORECAMBE
Galleries
Jump to: The HothouseMorecambe LibraryThe PromenadeTown House

IN THE AREA
Jump to: Stonegate Glass Studio & Gallery, Bentham, The Finestra Gallery, Kirkby Lonsdale, The Wolf House Gallery, Siverdale.

ONLINE GALLERIES + OTHER ARTS RESOURCES

See also our local artists listings.

 

 

LANCASTER
 
ARTERIA WITH GALLERY 23
Arteria with Gallery 23, 23 Brock Street, Lancaster, LA1 1UR
Tel: 01524 61111
Shop & Gallery
Open Mon - Fri: 10am – 5pm. Sat: 9.30am - 5.30pm

Located in the heart of historic Lancaster, Arteria is housed in a recently restored 1800s building with the shop distinctively integrated over two open plan floors.

Throughout the ground floor beautiful creative displays illustrate the best of contemporary living and located on the first floor is Gallery 23 exhibiting a diverse range of contemporary artwork and crafts from leading and national artists.

 
BELLWOOD & WRIGHT FINE ART
56 Penny Street, Lancaster, LA1 1XF
Web Link: www.bellwoodandwrightfineart.co.uk
 
DUKES GALLERY
The Dukes, Moor Lane, Lancaster, LA1 1QE
- (01524) 598500

The Dukes gallery is generally open from 10am to 11pm, Monday to Saturday but is occasionally used to host special events. Please call the Dukes on 01524 598505 to check if you are travelling specifically. Free

 
GREGSON CENTRE
Moor Lane, Lancaster, LA1 3PY - (01524) 849959
 

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JUDGE'S LODGINGS MUSEUM
Church Street, Lancaster, LA1 1YS - (01524) 32808
Email: judges.lodgings@mus.lancscc.gov.uk

Entry £3 / £2 (Charges may vary.) Children (accompanied) free. Check out Multi-pass Xplorer tickets.
From Good Friday - 30 June: Mon - Fri 1-4pm, Sat + Sun 12-4pm.
1st July - 30th Sep: Mon - Fri 10am-4pm; Sat + Sun 12-4pm
1st - 31st Oct: Mon - Fri 1-4pm, Sat + Sun 12-4pm

 
Permanent: Old master + impressionist paintings.
Museum of Childhood includes 'Out of the Showcase' Playroom and a collection of dolls toys + games from the 18C to present day. Attend class in the Edwardian schoolroom.
Acclaimed collection of Gillow furniture.
Lancaster's 18C connections with the slave-trade are explored in a series of portraits.
Trace the history of the 'beastly' Thomas Covell, witch-hunter and jailer, central in the capture, trial and execution of the Pendle Witches.
 
LANCASTER (ST. PETER'S) CATHEDRAL

St Peter’s Cathedral, Cathedral House, Balmoral Road,
Lancaster, LA1 3BT
Tel: 01524 384820
Fax: 01524 384831
events@lancastercathedral.org.uk
Open Mon - Fri 4 - 6pm, Sat + Sun 1 - 4pm. Free Admission (donations to the Anne Frank Trust welcomed)
Full disabled access.

 
LANCASTER CITY MUSEUM &
KING'S OWN BORDER REGIMENTAL MUSEUM
Market Square, Lancaster, LA1 1HT -
Tel: (01524) 64637
Email: lancaster.citymuseum@mus.lancs.gov.uk
Mon - Sat 10.00am-5.00pm free
The City Museum is housed in Lancaster's former Town Hall, built in 1781-3 to the designs of Major Thomas Jarrett and Thomas Harrison. The Museum itself was founded in 1923 and its newly redisplayed collections illustrate the history and archaeology of the city of Lancaster, the most northerly and rural part of Lancashire. It contains the King's Own Regimental Museum

Permanent: 'Dressed to Kill' Lancaster Military Meritage Group, King's Own Royal Border Regt.


LUDUS D2 GALLERY
Ludus Dance Studios, King Street, Lancaster, LA1 1RE
(01524) 35936

The 2D Gallery offers a free exhibition space to local artists in Lancaster, and does not take commission. The space is open to the public and has over 400 individuals passing through it every week. A free, public, welcoming space.
To display work in this gallery please contact info@ludusdance.org.

 
MARITIME MUSEUM
St George's Quay, Lancaster, LA1 1RB - (01524) 382264
Email: lancaster.citymuseum@mus.lancscc.gov.uk
Open Daily. Easter to October: 11am - 5pm
November to Easter: 12.30 - 4pm
Admission: £3 adults, £2 concessions. 
Free to children and Lancaster residents. 
This museum occupies two historic buildings on St. George's Quay, the main 18th century harbour. It was opened in 1985 and has won many awards. The former Custom House of 1764, designed by Richard Gillow, contains displays on the history of the Port of Lancaster and the local fishing industry, with a gallery for exhibitions. In the adjacent warehouse are displays on the Lancaster Canal and the ecology of Morecambe Bay. Several preserved vessels are also displayed, including 'Sir William Priestley' and 'Coronation Rose'. There is a cafeteria and shop and parking is available at the rear.
 
THE STOREY

The Storey Creative Industries Centre,
Meeting House Lane, Lancaster, LA1 1TH
Admission Free
Tel: 44 (0)1524 844133
E-mail: info@storeygallery.org.uk

The Storey has public exhibition spaces in the NICE Cafe Bar in the atrium, and in the gallery. (This is not the same as the Storey Gallery organisation).
The Storey also has a Tasting Garden, which exhibits fruit trees.
 
STUDIO ARTS
50 North Road Lancaster England LA1 1LT UK
Tel: +44 (0)1524 68014 Fax: +44 (0)1524 68013
Local art shop and gallery - "Our Gallery features a wide selection of self published Limited Edition Prints and originals." Features arts, crafts, graphics, gallery and art materials.
 
TOWN HOUSE GALLERIES
55 Penny Street, Lancaster. LA1 1XF
Tel: 01524 63436
303 Marine Road, Morecambe LA4 5BY
Tel: 01524 418303
"We combine a diverse collection of art from some of the finest collectable artists with handcrafted framing. Our selection includes the finest figurative, landscape, sporting and contemporary work. We try to make collecting art easy. We offer many services including home viewing, free delivery and you can even spread the cost over 3 months."
UNIVERSITY OF CUMBRIA

Alexandra Gallery, Alexandra Building, University of Cumbria,
Bowerham Road, Lancaster, LA1 3JD
Tel: +44 (0) 1524 384312
Open Mon - Fri: 9am-5pm. Free.
At weekends and holidays viewing is by arrangement
(07793 200542).
email info@cumbriaarts.co.uk
If you want to find out more about studying Art at the
University of Cumbria, visit the website at www.cumbria.ac.uk
or call 08080 024 024.

 
WHALETAIL CAFE
78a Penny Street, Lancaster, LA1 1XN
Tel. 01524 845133
Opening times: Mon-Fri 10am-4pm.
Sat: 10am-5pm. Sun: 10am-3pm
Ist floor, no lift, sorry.
 
WILLIAMSON GALLERY
2nd Floor, Ashton Memorial, Williamson Park, Lancaster, LA1 1UX
Tel: (01524) 33318
Open daily from April to September between 10am - 5pm
Open daily from October to March between 10am - 4pm.
Admission to the ground floor is free. To go up to the gallery and balconies is 50p.
There is a lift offering disabled access to the ground floor but only stairs to the higher levels.

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LANCASTER UNIVERSITY
 
LANCASTER UNIVERSITY LIBRARY
Lancaster University, Bailrigg, Lancaster, LA1 4YH
(01524) 593537
Click here for opening hours or phone 01524 592517
 
RUSKIN LIBRARY
Lancaster University, Bailrigg, Lancaster, LA1 4YH
(01524) 593587
Gallery open Mon - Fri 10am - 4pm during exhibitions. Closed weekends and Bank Holidays. Admission free
The award-winning building Ruskin Library holds the world's largest collection of material relating to the great writer, artist and social critic John Ruskin (1819-1900).
 
Scott Gallery logo
Lancaster University, Bailrigg, Lancaster
(01524) 593057
The Peter Scott Gallery is located in the Great Hall Complex on Lancaster University campus.
During exhibitions the Peter Scott Gallery is open Monday - Friday 11am-5pm, Saturdays 11am-4pm and during performance nights until the start of the event in the Great Hall or Nuffield Theatre.  Outside these times please contact the gallery on 01524 593057 or via gallery@liveatlica.org
Free Admission
John Chambers Ceramics Room houses the University's Collection of Royal Lancastrian Pottery

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MORECAMBE
 
THE HOTHOUSE (aka "More Music in Morecambe")
13 - 17 Devonshire Road, Morecambe, LA3 1QS
Tel: 01521 831997
 
MORECAMBE LIBRARY
Poulton Heritage Group Display Case. Some items of historic interest such as share certificates for the Winter Gardens and the West End pier; there are also souvenir programmes and a collection of china, porcelain and bottles.
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IN THE AREA
STONEGATE GLASS STUDIO & GALLERY
Main Street, Low Bentham, LA2 7BX
Tel : 015242 62266
mail@stonegategallery.co.uk
http://www.stonegategallery.co.uk/

Nestled on the borders of North Yorkshire and Lancashire, only fifteen minutes drive from Kirkby Lonsdale, lies Stonegate Glass Studio and Gallery.
The Gallery is set in an 18th century barn in the heart of the quiet
village of Low Bentham, popular with walkers for beautiful views and tranquil riverside walks.
Alongside the gallery is the studio where Gary and Annette McMillan design and make beautiful and unique works of art in glass, from small commissions to large installations.
The Gallery is not only a showcase for Stonegate Glass but a great place to find contemporary designer crafts, fine art and jewellery. It is the perfect place to buy gifts, wedding presents and quality art pieces to admire for years to come.

 
THE FINESTRA GALLERY
12 Main Street, Kirkby Lonsdale, Cumbria, LA6 2AE
Tel: 015242 73747
Email: info@finestragallery.co.uk
In addition to the free exhibitions, there is a continuous display of original paintings, contemporary glass, jewellery and furniture on show at the gallery.
WOLF HOUSE GALLERY
Lindeth Road, Gibraltar, Silverdale, LA5 0TX
Tel/Fax: 01524 701405
Gallery open 10am - 5pm.
Surrounded by ancient woodlands, wells and coastal meadows this uniquely beautiful and tranquil place attracts visitors from far and wide, while regular visitors and local people drop in for a coffee or a light lunch and to see what's new in the fantastic collection of both traditional and contemporary arts and crafts.
Click here for cafe opening times
 

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OTHER ART RESOURCES
 
The Lancaster-based Studio Arts Website has info on local artists, art and craft courses and workshops, local tutors, exhibitions, studio space and much more.
 

Green Close Studios Melling, Nr Carnforth, LA6 2RB
Tel: 015242 21233
Provides designed spaces, catering for artists, schools, community groups and professional organisations. The studio layout is open-plan on three levels with disabled facilities on the ground floor. It provides workspace for practicing professional artists & open resource areas for exhibitions, training, learning and creative workshop delivery.
"We work within the public and private sector leading, brokering and delivering innovative and ambitious visual arts projects, such as the highly successful Lancashire Witches 400 project which attracted audience participation figures of around 68,000. Our studios, based in Melling, rural Lancashire, offer a vibrant and inspirational hub for creative project development and are the centre of a network comprised of over 100 professional national and international freelance artists who have worked with us in the past or continue to do so."
Green Close is a partner in the Lancaster Arts City

 

Luneside Artists Studios, 26 Castle Park, Lancaster, LA1 1YQ. Contact by email: info@lunesidestudios.com
Originally based in a warehouse on the quayside, the studios are now in premises adjacent to the Storey. Luneside Studios is an arts collective of over 25 years standing, providing space for visual artists working in various media, particularly oil and canvas. The artists' paintings and other art work can be viewed on the gallery pages online.

 

Donald Taylor
www.donaldtaylor.org.uk
Donald Taylor's online gallery features work by several artists from this area and all around the UK.

 




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