Detail of fruit and flowers from a ceramic from the Museum collection
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New Light
17 October - 7 February 2016
Hotly tipped as one of the most exciting shows of contemporary work in the North, with the prestigious Valeria Sykes Prize heading up a range of other awards for best work by Northern artists in this selling exhibition...more

Quiltscapes and Quiltline by Pauline Burbidge
28 November - 10 April 2016
This renowned contemporary quiltmaker has produced many commissioned pieces for international museums and collectors. This exhibition will feature newly developed textile landscapes.

Robert Mapplethorpe
28 November - 26 April 2016
Forming part of the Artist Rooms project, a major national initiative led by the Tate and the National Galleries of Scotland, this exhibition explores renowned American photographer Robert Mapplethorpe’s work.