Picasso Linocuts

This stunning exhibition features 17 large linocut prints by Pablo Picasso (1881-1973), on tour for the first time outside the British Museum.

Mayhem to Monument

For the first artist's exhibition at the newly transformed Cooper Gallery, we are proud to present the works for internationally renowned sculpture Graham Ibbeson.

Weddings

A vibrant creative art space, the Cooper Gallery is an intimate and unique venue perfect for your special day.

Barnsley Museums online shop

Take a look at the Barnsley Museums online shop. You will find lots of unique gift ideas many with a Barnsley theme. You can also purchase tickets to many of our wonderful events.

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Our museums give children of all ages the opportunity to discover new things and feel inspired. Young people like museum visits as they help improve relationships with classmates and teachers, giving them the chance to get to know each other better in a unique environment.

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The Cooper Gallery is an exciting art space in the heart of Barnsley Town Centre.  It is the perfect place to discover stunning art and changing exhibitions.

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Picasso exhibition to open in Barnsley this weekend

Visitors to Barnsley will be able to view ground breaking work by Picasso for free from this weekend. An exhibition featuring 17 original linocut prints will open at the town centre’s newly transformed Cooper Gallery on Saturday, 21 January. The prints are on loan from the British Museum and it will be the first time that Picasso’s work has been shown in Barnsley.

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Gifts…From Yorkshire with love

Talented Yorkshire artists and makers are selling unique and individually made items at an exclusive exhibition in the newly transformed Cooper Gallery until Saturday, 24 December. Up until Christmas Eve the stunning gallery space will be filled with beautiful gift ideas ranging from jewellery, textiles, ceramics and wooden products to glassware, accessories and stunning photographs. It is perfect for those looking for a more relaxed shopping experience away from the hustle and bustle of the crowded high street.

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HRH THE DUKE OF KENT KG VISITS COOPER GALLERY

It was a memorable occasion for the Cooper Gallery this week, as His Royal Highness The Duke of Kent, KG paid a visit. His Royal Highness was there to take a guided tour of the newly extended gallery and view the Yorkshire With Love exhibition, which is running until 24 December showcasing work from Yorkshire artists and designers for sale for Christmas.

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