British Museum’s Pushing paper exhibition arrives at Cooper Gallery

British Museum’s Pushing paper exhibition arrives at Cooper Gallery

Barnsley’s Cooper Gallery is just one of four partner museums to host British Museum’s first co-curated touring exhibition, Pushing paper: contemporary drawing from 1970 to now,

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Experience Barnsley is a finalist in Art Fund’s Museum of the Year 2021 award

Experience Barnsley is a finalist in Art Fund’s Museum of the Year 2021 award

For its outstanding levels of engagement and impact via their digital activity and outreach programme, Experience Barnsley Museum and Discovery Centre is a finalist for the Art Fund Museum of the Year 2021 award.

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Capturing 95 years of Barnsley Photographic Society

Capturing 95 years of Barnsley Photographic Society

Showcasing a snapshot of their 95-year history, Barnsley Photographic Society are proud to be hosting a special exhibition at Cooper Gallery this winter. Aptly named ‘95’, the exhibition is made up of an eclectic range 60 prints covering a whole manner of subjects, themes and styles to highlight the versatility...

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The Lands of the Gods

The Lands of the Gods

Sharing the legacy between God’s own county and the land of the Gods, Barnsley Museums presents three very special exhibitions this autumn as it resurrects the fascination of ancient Egypt amongst the people of Yorkshire. Thanks to guest curator and Barnsley-born Egyptologist, Joann Fletcher, the exhibitions include hand-picked artefacts, architectural...

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Worsbrough Mill: Where flowers meets flour

Worsbrough Mill: Where flowers meets flour

Few can resist the smell of freshly baked bread as it wafts through the air. At Worsbrough Mill and Country Park in Barnsley, all the family can learn about how those tiny grains of wheat became that deliciously moreish loaf and see South Yorkshire’s only working water powered corn mill....

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