A chance to see some of the North’s finest artists in our fantastic gallery space.

From the hyperreal to the purely abstract, from printmaking to sculpture, this high-profile exhibition celebrates contemporary artists at all stages of their career, and from all corners of the North of England. View artworks by emerging talent alongside renowned names such as Isobel Peachey, the youngest woman commissioned to paint an official portrait of The Queen; and Royal Academicians Anne Desmet RA and Norman Ackroyd RA CBE. Also features local talent Alan Stones, Jan Huntley-Peace, Mark Gibbs, Rachel Gibson, Sally-Marie Gardner and Janet Kenyon. 


Have you been inspired by the works on display in the New Light Prize Exhibition? Explore our exciting programme of events to enjoy a greater insight into the artists and the techniques they have employed to create the works on display.




Image credit: Sir Tom Courtenay, Oil on canvas © Isobel Peachey



Adult: £6.50 Day Ticket | £10 Annual Ticket Children: Under 18s are FREE with an adult ticket holder Admission to the exhibition includes admission to the rest of the museum


On: 13 th October 2018, 10:00 am Until: 27 th January 2019, 4:00 pm