See below for exhibitions at Doncaster Museum and Art Gallery and links to forthcoming events, art history lectures and life drawing sessions.
Janet Buckle: A Retrospective.
21st April – 1st July
An exhibition celebrating the work of Doncaster artist Janet Buckle.
Janet has been painting for over fifty years, and this exhibition covers the whole of that period, bringing together a large selection of her pictures including work from public and private collections.
The subjects range from small intimate still-lives and vibrant flower studies, to large atmospheric paintings of the coal-mining landscape.
Community Gallery Exhibition
Northridge Community School
28th April - 8th June
A colourful display of artworks by children and young people attending the Northridge Community School in Doncaster.
Art History Lectures by Rachel Holland-Hargreaves
Lectures start at 10.30 am and last for an hour and a half. Each lecture costs £5 to be paid at the museum reception and includes refreshments. There is no need to book, just turn up on the day.
Dates and topics:
25th May - IN The WILD
A look at how artists from George Stubbs to Henry Moore have depicted wild animals in their work. The lecture will also include images of wild animals from advertising campaigns by Guiness and London Transport
22nd June - MONET, MORE THAN WATER LILIES
Looking at a wide range of works by the most famous of the French Impressionist artists, including some of his lesser known works.
6th July - ALL AT SEA
The coastline around Britain has provided a wealth of material for artists. This lecture brings together a selection, and includes work by among others Laura Knight, Lamorna Birch and Wilson Steer.
Life Drawing Sessions
Doncaster Museum and Art Gallery host monthly life drawing sessions. The sessions are aimed at all abilities, and take place in a relaxed and friendly environment.
Sessions times are 11am to 1pm and/or 2pm to 4pm (the morning session is repeated in the afternoon)
Materials are provided in the cost of the session as well as easels, paper and drawing boards. Please note that the minimum age for attending these sessions is 16.
- 19 May
- 16 June
- 14 July
Fees per workshop are £7.50 full fee or £5 concessions. Please note that tickets for life drawing sessions can now be purchased over the phone from Doncaster Museum & Art Gallery (phone 01302 734293), or purchased direct from the museum reception on Chequer Road. Tickets for life drawing sessions can be returned for a refund up to a week before the date of the event.
Doncaster Art Club Annual Exhibition
14th July - 9th September
Our annual exhibition of artworks by members of the Doncaster Art Club
Endangered and Extinct: Recycled Sculptures by Val Hunt
14th July – 16th September
'Endangered and Extinct' is Val Hunt's new educational exhibition. It is made up of birds, flowers, fish, reptiles that are now extinct or endangered. Everything in the exhibition is made from throw away materials, to promote creative recycling and raise awareness of why species are disappearing at such an alarming rate.
The Public Catalogue Foundation photographs and documents oil and acrylic painting held in public collections across the country.
To look at Doncaster's collection please go the Your Paintings web site
- First World War 1914 to 1918 project
- Room hire page
- Doncaster Museums service
- School visits at the museum
- Doncaster Museum and Art Gallery
For further information please contact us:
- email: Heritage.Doncaster@doncaster.gov.uk
- tel: 01302 734293
- address: Doncaster Museum and Art Gallery, Chequer Road, Doncaster, DN1 2AE