We are open!
We are open!
Allegories of the Senses is an exciting new exhibition to the Gallery focusing on the senses.
We are carrying out this survey to better understand our digital audiences. It should take no longer than five minutes to complete and your help will be invaluable to us to evaluate the impact of our digital work during COVID-19. To complete the survey click here https://research.audiencesurveys.org/s.asp?k=158988935293
Why not ponder over a different kind of puzzle, a daily, digital dose of jigsaw fun inspired by the Cooper Gallery collections
Now open in the stunning surroundings of the recently renovated Cooper Cottage. A stylish café - it will be serving a wonderful range of delicious food and drink including seasonal afternoon teas.
We invite you to explore an exciting new suite of digital resources for schools and home learners, linked to each of our five sites and covering many different areas of the primary curriculum.
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.
Barnsley artist, Tony Heald, who has showcased his work around the world, in Europe, America and New Zealand is returning to the Cooper Gallery for stunning retrospective exhibition. Opening on Saturday, 19 September , ‘Double Passion’ combines his two passions in life – art and education.
The Cooper Gallery, Barnsley’s well-loved art space, will reopen on Saturday, 15 August with a spectacular new exhibition based around the senses.
The Cooper Gallery has been shortlisted for the Kids in Museums Family Friendly Museum Award From Home, it was announced today. Kids in Museums has run a prestigious annual award for the past 15 years, recognising the most family friendly heritage sites in the UK. This year, the charity asked families and museums to vote for what they thought was the best online activity for families during lockdown. A panel of museum experts whittled down over 400 nominations to a shortlist of 26 museums.