Exhibitions & Events

Northern Voices

Podcast Interviews with Northern Artists

Often viewed set apart, there is something unquestionably special and inspirational in the land and landscape in the North of England, not just when represented in painting but often more subconsciously in heart and mind.
Recognising that inspiration is the wellspring of creativity we explore views of the North with those who made it the bedrock of their careers.

EXHIBITION: Korean Ceramic ‘Lee Hun Chung & Ree Soo-Jong’

Extended to 25 September

Messums Yorkshire is pleased to present Korean Ceramic, an exhibition of two of Korea’s leading ceramic artists Ree Soo-Jong and Lee Hun Chung. 

Alexander Lindsay ‘Scotland, Bonnie Broukit Bairn’

14 August – 25 September

Photographer Alexander Lindsay’s aim is to transport his audience to experience the landscape and be moved by it, in the same way that he was at the time of being there.

ONLINE TALK: Storytelling and the Documentation of Conflicts with Photographer Laura El-Tantawy

Wednesday 22 September, 6:30pm

Join us for a talk with award-winning British Egyptian documentary photographer Laura El-Tantawy interviewed by our director of photography Dr Julie Bonzon.

EXHIBITION: Richard Hoare ‘1237’

2 October – 13 November

Richard has been painting ever since he left school – a vocational painter in the truest sense. The Inspiration for his work goes back to some of his earliest memories of the forests around his Father’s farm in East Anglia. This was magnified by his experiences walking the Pilgrim routes of England, France and Spain, drawing and recording the all the way.

EXHIBITION: Laurence Edwards

2 October – 13 November

‘A Rich Seam’ and ‘While the Whole Earth Changes Tune’ come to Messums Yorkshire for renowned sculptor Laurence Edwards’ debut with the gallery.

ONLINE TALK: Josiah Wedgewood ‘The Radical Potter’ with Tristram Hunt

Wednesday 13 October, 6pm

Talk at Messums Wiltshire gallery and online with V&A director and author Tristram Hunt as he introduces his new book ‘The Radical Potter’.

ONLINE TALK: Photographer Sophie Green presents ‘Showtime’

Friday 22 October, 6:30pm

Join us for a talk with documentary photographer Sophie Green interviewed by our director of photography Dr Julie Bonzon on the occasion of ‘Showtime’ her first solo show in our Wiltshire gallery in October.