The Cooper Gallery is open to the public all year round. Please note that exhibition spaces are closed to the public during change of exhibition.
From Monday 17 May open Monday - Saturday 10am until 3pm. Café open 9:30am until 3pm
Church Street, Barnsley, S70 2AH
A brand new and breathtaking display of artworks from the fine art collection at Cooper Gallery.
Featuring the work of artists who were born, live or work in South Yorkshire.
We cant wait to welcome you back to our galleries on Monday, 17 May. Although things may be a little different you can still expect a warm welcome and beautiful artwork to explore.
ELMER and Friends: The Colourful World of David McKee, the first ever major retrospective of David McKee’s striking illustration will open at the Cooper Gallery on Saturday, 10 July.
Elmer the elephant is packing his trunk and will be travelling around Barnsley, spreading joy as he goes, thanks to funding from the Arts Council National Lottery Project Grant.
The Cooper Gallery has been shortlisted for the Association for Heritage Interpretation (AHI) – Engaging People Awards 2021, sponsored by Creative Core.
Find out more about Barnsley’s stories, collections and communities.