Exhibitions

Folk Art: Why We Make Things Beautiful

Museum of Lakeland Life and Industry

11 November 2017 – 14 April 2018 The Museum of Lakeland Life and Industry…

Beneath Sight: ceramic installation by Christine Hurford

Brantwood

8 November 2017 – 7 January 2018 A ceramic installation of life in the…


Coming of Age: Ruskin’s Italian Tour 1840-41

Brantwood

12 September 2017 – 7 January 2018 Taking the equivalent of a ‘gap year’…

Percy Kelly Display

Abbot Hall Art Gallery

22 September 2017 – 17 March 2018 Born in Workington, Cumbria, Percy Kelly is…


LAND | SEA | LIFE: A British Art Collection

Abbot Hall Art Gallery

20 October 2017 – 17 February 2018 Art works in the LAND | SEA…

Art in the Extreme: Expedition Paintings by Lincoln Rowe

Brantwood

9 September – 12 November 2017 In the course of a long and varied…


Master Arts & Crafts Bedroom

Blackwell The Arts & Crafts House

Introduced by Blackwell in 2016 is the Master Arts & Crafts bedroom inspired from…

Women of the Arts & Crafts Movement

Blackwell The Arts & Crafts House

15 September 2017 – 1 January 2018 In anticipation of Lakeland Arts’ 2018 programme…


A Rake’s Progress by David Hockney

Abbot Hall Art Gallery

14 July – 30 December 2017 David Hockney is one of the most successful…

An Arts & Crafts Story

Blackwell The Arts & Crafts House

A new display The Arts & Crafts Story is told through examples of the finest…


Schwitters

Armitt Museum & Library

In the Lake District, landscape and culture are inextricably entwined.  For two hundred years,…

Kurt Schwitters

Abbot Hall Art Gallery

Permanent Exhibition The Lakeland Arts Trust has a collection of works by the 20th…


George Romney

Abbot Hall Art Gallery

Permanent Display On display in the Georgian interiors downstairs at Abbot Hall is a…