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Paws, Claws, Tales & Roars: The Art of Brian Wildsmith

Cooper Gallery

Paws, Claws, Tales & Roars: The Art of Brian Wildsmith

World-renowned children’s book author and illustrator Brian Wildsmith will be celebrated through two new exhibitions at The Cooper Gallery and Experience Barnsley Museum.

Paws, Claws, Tales & Roars: The Next Generation

Sadler Room, The Cooper Gallery

Paws, Claws, Tales & Roars: The Next Generation

Barnsley Museums and Fusion, Barnsley’s Cultural Education Partnership, are proud to present a display of winning artworks from the Art Competition for Schools 2024. Kindly supported by The Cooper Trustees

Sketchbook Circle

Cooper Gallery

Sketchbook Circle

Relaxed drawing sessions for adults. Whether you already draw regularly or are an absolute beginner.

The Postcards of Eldon Street

Cooper Gallery

The Postcards of Eldon Street

A homage display designed for the High Street Heritage Action Zone (HSHAZ) project as a contemporary response to the Victorian montage postcards by Warner Gothard.

Brian's Wild Wood

Cooper Gallery

Brian's Wild Wood

Read, create or simply relax in the fun surroundings of Brian’s Wonderful World.

Secrets of the Fox Collection

Cooper Gallery

Secrets of the Fox Collection

See beautiful landscape and still life paintings from the 19th century, on display for the first time in decades thanks to extensive conservation.

Relaxed Openings - 20 July

The Cooper Gallery

Relaxed Openings - 20 July

Come along to our relaxed openings, which are designed for visitors who would prefer a quieter experience in the gallery.

Bear Bops & Fox Trots

Cooper Gallery

Bear Bops & Fox Trots

One morning bear finds a cosy cave and goes for a snooze but before he knows it the cave turns out to be a hot air balloon basket and he is whisked away on a wonderous journey.