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  • Matthew Oxtoby
  • 13-03-2017 09:58:11

Visit Scarborough Art Gallery with the family in March!

Visit Scarborough Art Gallery & The Rotunda Museum for magnificent days out this March!

Lasting Impressions  at Scarborough Art Gallery

Photo credit: Swing on the Earth by Anne Storno

Lasting Impressions

25 March - 18 June 
Scarborough Art Gallery 

A captivating exhibition celebrating printmakers and their work. It comprises work from the archive of the Printmakers Council, for which Scarborough Art Gallery is the repository. After donating a selection of 116 works to Scarborough Art Gallery in 1992 the PmC proposed the idea of the Scarborough Collections becoming the repository for the Council’s archive and a further donation of 109 works arrived in late 2016. Lasting Impressions will showcase works from the PmC archive, many of which have never been on public display before.
The Printmakers Council is run by artists to promote and develop printmaking in the UK.

Learn more about Lasting Impressions

Beside the seaside Conference  at Scarborough Spa

Beside the Seaside

24 April, 9.30am - 6pm
Scarborough Spa

Join us for Beside The Seaside, a one-day conference as part of the Seaside Heritage Project looking at all aspects of seaside heritage, from the built environment to the social history of the seaside holiday. The conference will address many key issues including the historic development of seaside resorts and the part this heritage can play in coastal regeneration today.

Keynote speaker: Samantha Richardson, Director, National Coastal Tourism Academy

Additional speakers: 

  • Katina Bill, Kirklees Museums
  • Dr Anya Chapman, National Piers Society
  • Dr Kathryn Ferry, Architectural Historian and author
  • Keith Johnston, Scarborough Archaeological and Historical Society
  • Katie King, Manx National Heritage
  • John Oxley and Benedict Phillips (Archaeological and artistic collaboration)
  • Dr James Taylor, former curator of paintings, drawings and prints at the National Maritime Museum

The conference will finish with Coast on Film, by the Yorkshire Film Archive.
For all information and tickets, please visit Seaside Heritage Project 

Curiously Crafty at Scarborough Museums Trust

Evening Talk: Curiously Crafty 

17 March, 7.30pm
Scarborough Art Gallery

Join Julie Baxter from Scarborough Museums Trust as she presents a talk on past crafts which have changed the local economy of the Borough. This will include the jet phenomenon which swept the country during the later Victorian period. Please call the gallery on 01723 374753 to book.
View upcoming events on the website

British Science Weekend at Scarborough Museums Trust

British Science Weekend

18 & 19 March
SMT website

Scarborough Museums Trust will be celebrating British Science Week with a series of online presentations from eminent scientists talking about their life in science and their particular passion.
The Rotunda Museum will be open to the public as usual.

View upcoming events on the website

Albert Strange at the Community Gallery

Albert Strange at The Community Gallery

Until 19 March 
Scarborough Art Gallery


Visit this unique exhibition held in the Community Gallery to celebrate  the life and work of Albert Strange, an extraordinary figure who was as an artist, writer, yacht designer, sailor and the first Head of Scarborough School of Art.
View upcoming events on the website

Albert Strange

Sci-Fi at The Community Gallery

Open 21 March - 17 April
Scarborough Art Gallery


The Gallery on the Edge of Forever is back in the Community Gallery. Showcasing local talented artists’ work and the winners of the Sci-Fi Scarborough school art competition, visitors are invited to 'beam' in for a look…
Find out more about the Community Gallery.