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Land Artist Q&A

Living North Magazine have recently interviewed artist Miriam Robson about her work. Miriam is one of the 129 artists opening up their studios as part of the North Yorkshire Open studios this June. This is a fabulous event with studios reaching from the Yorkshire Coast to the Dales, taking in market towns, villages and remote [...]

Art in the News

Lovely to see lots of northern artists in the news. I think this is a great photo by York Press​ Photographer of artist Harriet McKenzie, one of the artists taking part in York Open Studios​ this year. I'm looking forward to exploring some of the studios this weekend...http://www.yorkpress.co.uk/news/15231182.Artists_line_up_for_York_Open_Studio_weekends_2017/?ref=rl&lp=5

Arty Interior

York photographer, Simon Palmour,  has an amazing home which features in this month's York Living Magazine. His home was designed by Ron Sims,  a York architect, best known for his work on ecclesiastical buildings, including the modern interior at Heslington Church near the University of York.“The house is full of pretty modern ideas for 1965,” says Simon, [...]

Data Data Data…

Reviewing Ripon Museums database marketing - with the help of lots of fantastic volunteers who are painstakingly cleaning the data and transferring a variety of mailing lists all into ONE lovely marketing database. Next stage is setting up the emailing templates and then hopefully they will get lots of lovely new and repeat visitors! E-marketing is [...]

Artist Commissions for Gallery Shop

The Mercer shop has some fabulous new crafts, prints, jewellery and ceramics in stock which have been inspired by their collections and exhibitions. This series of 12Brownian plates by Yorkshire ceramicist Anna Lambert were inspired by the Capability Brown exhibitions earlier this year, I would very much appreciate finding one of these under my christmas tree!

Glamorous costumes on show

A glamorous exhibition has just opened at the Royal Pump Room Museum in Harrogate - featuring costumes seen in screen portrayals of the writings of two great female novelists, Jane Austen and Charlotte Brontë including the wedding dresses worn by Emma Thompson and Kate Winslet in the 1995 film of Sense and Sensibility, as well [...]