For King and Country. A new exhibition at Bankfield Museum, Halifax

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...



7 Oct 2017 (All day) to 27 Jan 2018 (All day)

Picturing the Past, Present and Future of Akroydon with the Halifax Photographic Society. This is the first exhibition in the newly refurbished...


The Secret Lives of Objects

11 Nov 2017 (All day) to 20 Jan 2018 (All day)

'The Secret Lives of Objects' presents a selection of 2D and 3D works produced by ‘Ellipsis’ – three Calderdale based artists, in response to...


A Hat or a Husband?

11 Nov 2017 (All day) to 27 Jan 2018 (All day)

Vendredi Millinery Group's new exhibition showcaseS newly made and historic hats to celebrate the Patron Saint of Milliners, Saint Catherine....


Calderdale Open Art Exhibition 2017

11 Nov 2017 (All day) to 20 Jan 2018 (All day)

2017's Calderdale Open Art Exhibition will showcase work by professional and amateur artists.


An A to Z of Maps

18 Nov 2017 (All day) to 24 Feb 2018 (All day)

Smith Art Gallery hosts this exhibition from Bankfield Museum showcasing a varied selection of historic maps from Calderdale Museums' collections...


Halifax Gibbet image

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...


Pattern book in Calderdale Museums collection

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...


Image from To Walk Invisible. BBC 2016

Literary Links: The Brontës at Shibden

3 Mar 2018 (All day) to 31 Oct 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...


'Shibden' An exhibition by Brighouse Art Circle

3 Mar 2018 (All day) to 9 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...



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 ...