New Exhibitions at Scarborough Art Gallery
Primary Schools Exhibition 17 November –
23 December 2007
This is the first exhibition devoted to artwork by primary
school pupils in Scarborough.
Scarborough Art Gallery invited twenty-seven schools in the
local area to contribute work to this exciting display. The
Gallery is delighted that twelve schools chose to take part.
Each school submitted a variety of work by children of different
ages for exhibition. Many of the schools have chosen to
celebrate the Gallery’s 60th Birthday by contributing art work
inspired by the year 1947 and paintings in its collection.
This Primary Schools Exhibition shows the creativity and talent of
The Schools taking part are:
Braeburn Infants, Braeburn Community Juniors, Bramcote, Cayton,
East Ayton Community Primary School, Gladstone Road Infants,
Gladstone Road Juniors, Hinderwell Community Primary, Humanby
Primary , Newby and Scalby Primary, Overdale Community Primary and
St George’s Roman Catholic.
Andrew Cheetham, Artist in Residence - Coffee Lounge
Exhibition until 20 January
Well-known for working in a bait shed down on the Harbour,
Andrew has brought the Coffee Lounge to life with his drawings of
the North Sea of Scarborough and fishing boats. Visitors to
the Gallery will have the opportunity to see Andrew drawing Ray
Taylor’s portrait on Saturdays 10 and 17 of November. This
‘Artist in Residence’ has been supported by The Friends of
Scarborough Art Gallery to celebrate the Gallery’s sixtieth
Scarborough Art Gallery is open Tuesday to Sunday 10 am to 5