York Art Gallery

York Art Gallery

York Art Gallery in York, North Yorkshire, England is a public art gallery with a collection of paintings, from 14th century to contemporary, and 20th century ceramics. It is managed by York Museums Trust, along with York Castle Museum and the Yorkshire museum and gardens.

The building was built for the second Yorkshire Fine Art and Industrial Exhibition in 1879, and it became the City Art Gallery in 1892. The main gallery was refurbished in 2005, and is used for special and visiting exhibitions. The building is Grade II listed and overlooks Exhibition Square, which has a 1911 statue of William Etty at its centre.

External links

* [http://www.yorkartgallery.org.uk/ York Art Gallery website]

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