Save the date in your diary to join us and discover for the first- time Ripon and the Cathedral’s History illustrated through stunning artworks.
The preview night on Thursday 24 May will provide a special opportunity to view the exhibition before the general public.
Featuring special guest BBC Antiques Roadshow expert Adam Schoon who will be sharing his wealth of knowledge.
An exciting new one-off art exhibition will open at Ripon Cathedral. The free exhibition will explore artworks of the cathedral which have never been seen before in a public exhibition. Special events will also run throughout the ten day period.
Ripon Cathedral in the Frame will open next Thursday May 24 and run until Sunday June 3.
Ripon Cathedral in the Frame is a free exhibition exploring artworks of the cathedral which have never been seen before in a public exhibition. Special events will also run throughout the ten day period.
The exhibition will include works of art on display from the cathedral’s own archive, as well as paintings donated by the local and wider community and cathedral supporters.
There will also be a display of photographs; an exhibition of specially commissioned ceramic art; Artist in Residence Rob Pointon; the work of school competition winners on show and an affordable art sale.
There are also some unique items for sale through a silent auction, including a rare set of Harold Gosney drawings.
In addition there are a number of special events running throughout the exhibition period, including a private tour of the Dean of Ripon’s Residence to see the royal portraits; a talk by celebrated artist Harold Gosney; a unique opportunity to photograph an empty cathedral at height with Ripon Cathedral Photographer Joseph Priestley and a valuation Day, which offers the opportunity to have your treasures valued from just £3 per item.
More information is available and tickets for these events can be purchased online at www.riponcathedral.org.uk/intheframe
All of the proceeds from the exhibition will go towards supporting Ripon Cathedral Renewed: Supporting the dean’s development plans for a 21st Century Yorkshire Cathedral. Entry to the exhibition is free, and runs until Sunday June 3.
More information can be found oline here: www.riponcathedral.org.uk/intheframe