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.
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.
£2 / £1 (Charges may vary.) Children (accompanied)
free. Season Ticket: Adult £5 / Family + Friends £8.
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
St Peter’s Cathedral,
Lancaster LA1 3BT
Tel: 01524 384820
Fax: 01524 384831 email@example.com
Open Mon - Fri 4 - 6pm, Sat + Sun 1 - 4pm. Free Admission (donations to the Anne Frank Trust welcomed)
Full disabled access.
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
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.
"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."
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
email firstname.lastname@example.org 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.
Stonegate Glass Studio and Gallery Main Street,
Tel : 015242 62266 email@example.com 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
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.
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
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.
Miklos Bansaghi Fine Art
8 Wyresdale Road, Lancaster, LA1 3EA
Tel: 01524 383408
Restoration and conservation of paintings, murals and sculpture.
Research, examination, restoration, conservation and sale of European Paintings (from Old Masters to 20th century) and sculptures. 16 years of experience ranging from the Canadian National Gallery to the well known Grassi Studio in New York City. Rare combination of two master's degrees in the field of fine art conservation, one in sculpture, and one in paintings conservation. Experience in architectural restoration. Member of the International Institute for Conservation (IIC). Museum quality restoration, Lancaster and London locations, free estimates.
See also Miklos Bansaghi Fine Art Online Gallery
Taylor www.donaldtaylor.org.uk Donald Taylor's online gallery features work by several
artists from this area and all around the UK.
Wolf House Gallery Gibraltar, Silverdale, Carnforth LA5 0TX
Tel/Fax: 01524 701405
Open April to December, daily ex Mon: 10:30am - 5:30pm.
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.
Natural and Still Life Photography by Jeff Woodman.
Viewing by appointment only tel: 01524 33410.