For King and Country

For King and Country

2 Aug 2014 (All day) to 22 Dec 2018 (All day)

Winner of the Royal Historical Society's Public History Prize, the exhibition displays over 200 objects, 200 images and archives, along with over...


Horrible Halifax exhibition at Bankfield

Horrible Halifax

3 Feb 2018 (All day) to 2 Jun 2018 (All day)

"From Hell, Hull, and Halifax, Good Lord, deliver us!" John Taylor, 1639

In this family friendly exhibition we will be discovering...


Perspectives on Patterns

10 Feb 2018 (All day) to 2 Jun 2018 (All day)

Interpretations of Calderdale Museums Pattern Book Collection by the Textile Art Group. Discover intricate details, long forgotten patterns and...


Bronte dresses at Shibden Hall

Literary Links: The Brontës at Shibden

3 Mar 2018 (All day) to 13 May 2018 (All day)

See costumes on display in Shibden Hall from the recent Brontë TV Drama, ‘To Walk Invisible’ by Sally Wainwright, several scenes of which were...


Brighouse Art Circle images

'Shibden' An exhibition by Brighouse Art Circle

10 Mar 2018 (All day) to 16 Jun 2018 (All day)

An exhibition of work by the Brighouse Art Circle on the theme of 'Shibden'. The exhibition at Smith Art Gallery will focus on Shibden Hall and...


Shoes in Bankfield collection


9 Jun 2018 (All day) to 17 Nov 2018 (All day)

Exhibition exploring the large and varied shoe collection at Calderdale Museums, including new work created by Kirklees College students. Join us...




16 Jun 2018 (All day) to 3 Nov 2018 (All day)

Join us at Bankfield Museum for a celebration of all things sweet. A new family friendly exhibition for 2018 featuring Calderdale's confectionery...



23 Jun 2018 (All day) to 24 Nov 2018 (All day)

An exhibition of works from Calderdale Museums’ Collections at Smith Art Gallery.

Image: Lady in Brown c.1936 by William Bruce Ellis ...


Calderdale Open Art Exhibition 2018

10 Nov 2018 (All day) to 19 Jan 2019 (All day)

2018's Calderdale Open Art Exhibition will showcase work by professional and amateur artists.


Women travellers Edith Durham, Liz Humphries, Gertrude Bell

Women Travellers

24 Nov 2018 (All day) to 25 May 2019 (All day)

Discover the stories of some remarkable female travellers, including Edith Durham and Gertrude Bell, Anne Lister of Shibden Hall and Liz Humphries...


The Art of Fashion

1 Dec 2018 (All day) to 29 Jun 2019 (All day)

An exhibition showcasing the diverse collection of fashion plates, designs and advertisements from Calderdale Museums' collections.


Peter Brook

'God's Own Country': Art and Artists inspired by West Yorkshire

6 Jul 2019 (All day) to 21 Dec 2019 (All day)

An exhibition of works from Calderdale Museums' collections portraying West Yorkshire and by West Yorkshire artists, celebrating this region's...