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.
Monday - Saturday, 10am - 4pm
Cafe open Monday - Saturday, 9:30am - 4pm
Church Street, Barnsley, S70 2AH
A brand new and breathtaking display of artworks from the fine art collection at Cooper Gallery.
For the first time, the British Museum has co-curated an exhibition with partner museums from around the UK to display and then tour contemporary artworks from its Prints and Drawings collection.
Visit our latest exhibition "Pushing paper - contemporary drawing from 1970 to now" and see works by Tracey Emin, David Hockney, Grayson Perry, Anish Kapoor, Bridget Riley and more than 50 other leading names in the art world.
Drawings by some of the world’s most famous artists are coming to Barnsley as part of a major British Museum touring exhibition.
A sketch from the Cooper Gallery’s outstanding collection will be featured in a nail-biting episode of Fake or Fortune? on Wednesday, 4 August.
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.
Find out more about Barnsley’s stories, collections and communities.