Explore Art Trails in Yorkshire
Yorkshire has a vibrant network of galleries with exciting programmes of many free contemporary art exhibitions, talks, film screenings and other events. Some of the venues are large and easy to find, others a bit off the beaten track. Enjoy exploring Yorkshire's art with our selection of trails below and get ready to admire art, craft, sculptures and other art forms in the various locations.
Download your free guide to contemporary art in Leeds and also check out the Leeds Art Walk, details below.
The Leeds Art Walk takes place on the first Wednesday of every month and offers art lovers a whistle-stop tour of the 'pick of the month' exhibitions and visual art across the city. It is a collaborative initiative led by Pavilion and Project Space Leeds and is a great opportunity for members of the public to meet fellow art lovers and experience the best of visual art in Leeds.
The Leeds Art Walk is free and open to all. Booking is not essential but it does help estimate numbers. To book on to the next Leeds Art Walk, join the mailing list or for more information please contact firstname.lastname@example.org To view future art walk schedules click here.
Art around every corner is promised at Ilkley Art Trail from 7-11 October 2015.
Ilkley is turned into a huge art gallery with paintings, sculpture, jewellery, textile art, woodwork and experimental art on show for five days every autumn. Free and open to everyone, Ilkley Art Trail welcomes the public into artists' homes and studios. The Trail promises a brilliant show of original art. As well as private living rooms opening up as exhibition spaces, the last Trail's locations included therapy rooms, shopping centres, hotels, churches, gardens, pubs and a sculptor's shed.
Take a trip round the dales and see sculpture, pottery, ropemakers and more!
Discover Bradford's Sculpture Trail, an interesting way to learn more about Bradford's sculptures. Don't miss the Clock and Chair in Little Germany.
Follow that fish! Pick up a Seven Seas Fish Trail leaflet and follow an A-Z of fish swimming across Hull's pavements, through the old town and down to the beautiful riverfront. 40 pieces of sculpture made from traditional materials make up this impressive piece of public art.
Take a step back in time and trace Turner's stopping points on this grand tour and other trips to
Yorkshire. Find out more about the inspiration behind his sketches and paintings. Follow the developments to the Turner Trails by revisiting the website over the next few months. More exciting activities will be added, including audio trails and self-guided walking trails, which will give you the opportunity to truly discover the many scenes that inspired his genius.
Open Up offers the opportunity to see and speak to artists and craftspeople in their studios and workshops. From Silversmiths to Sculptors, Painters to Potters, come and see the creative process in action!