Art Gallery

The Museum’s art gallery is a fantastic art exhibition space in the North York Moors National Park. The art gallery is always free to visit and open whenever the Museum is open.


Saturday 27 May – Sunday 16 July

Why do we collect things? This exhibition is part of a project started in 2015 by mixed media artist Josie Beszant, printmaker Hester Cox and ceramicist Charlotte Morrison.



Saturday 22 July – Sunday 10 September

A stunning exhibition of original paintings on loan from Leeds Museums & Galleries including works by Samuel Peploe, William Scott and Turner Prize (2017) nominated artist Lubaina Himid.



The Call of the Land

Saturday 16 September – Sunday 26 November

John Creighton returns to Ryedale Folk Museum, ten years after his last solo show in the gallery. This exhibition will feature a series of stunning charcoal landscapes, created especially for our our intimate art gallery space.