What's On

The Cooper Gallery has an exciting programme of contemporary exhibitions, featuring work by international, national and local artists. For further information about exhibitions and events taking place at the Cooper Gallery please visit the events page or refer to a copy of Barnsley Museums seasonal Events Guide.

The Cooper Gallery is well known for its unique high-quality artwork and crafts. Works for sale include jewellery, textiles, ceramics and artwork created by local and regional craftspeople and designers.

Events

Events are subject to change or cancellation. If an event is cancelled due to circumstances beyond our control refunds will be considered on a case-by-case basis. If an event is cancelled in advance by BMBC a full refund will be offered. 

Refunds are not available on events tickets bought by mistake or due to changes in circumstance if contacted more than 14 days before the event tickets can be swapped for another time/event or transferred. Please contact us for details.

For information about forthcoming events taking place at Cannon Hall and other Barnsley Museum sites please click the download below for our 2019 April - June What's On guide.

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Sat 15th Sep 2018 - Fri 31st Jan 2020

Seascapes and Riverviews

From a dramatic hurricane by Eugene Isabey to a delicate view of the Tigris by David Muirhead Bone, enjoy being swept away or simply glide through more of Barnsley’s excellent art.

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Fri 17th May - Thu 13th Jun

FDA Games Design End of Year Exhibition

FDA Games Design students at Barnsley College will exhibit a range of printed and digital work celebrating the visual and conceptual research they have been exploring as part of the programme

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Thu 30th May - Fri 31st May

KAPOW! Animate This!

Work with Artist Gareth Sleightholme to create a “Zine”(homemade magazine). This 2 day course will teach comic and “Zine” techniques and is a perfect introduction to young people considering a career in the creative industries.

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Thu 30th May

Mothers Who Make

Mothers Who Make is a peer support group and creative exchange session for mothers who are artists – professional and/or passionate – writers, painters, actors, dancers, filmmakers, photographers; every kind of maker welcome, and every kind of mother

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Wed 12th Jun

Comic Cafe

Join us from 5pm-8pm on Wednesday 12th June for a Live Arts Café session in amongst the Comic Exhibition.

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Thu 27th Jun

Mothers Who Make

Mothers Who Make is a peer support group and creative exchange session for mothers who are artists – professional and/or passionate – writers, painters, actors, dancers, filmmakers, photographers; every kind of maker welcome, and every kind of mother.

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