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.

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.


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.

45 RPM

Take another nostalgic musical ride with Terry Brookes, and explore more of his art and musical influences... there's music, fun, romance and plenty to make you tap your feet in the wild and wonderful world of BROOKESart.

The Cooper Gallery

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.

Events & Exhibitions

45 RPM


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Have a scarily good time at Barnsley Museums this half term

Visitors will have a frightfully good time at Barnsley Museums this half term. There will be everything from bats, baking, sketching and monster masks to lantern making, storytelling, terrifying trails and Maleficent's Halloween Ball, plus much more.

Cooper Gallery