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Open again! Hooray!

Written on May 4, 2021 at 12:47 pm

I’m delighted to announce that we’ve now re-opened and it’s back to business as usual at Staithes Gallery.  We’re open Wednesdays, Thursdays, Saturdays and Sundays from 10am to 5pm.   Other times can usually also be arranged by appointment.  Our artists have all been very busy during lockdown and we have lots of beautiful new  Continue Reading »

Win a woodblock print by Ian Burke and support Whitby Lobster Hatchery

Written on February 4, 2021 at 3:24 pm

Win this superb artwork by Ian Burke and help support the Whitby Lobster Hatchery project: Ian Burke has donated this fabulous woodblock print Blue Hummer to raffle in support of the Whitby Lobster Hatchery project.  The ambitious project aims to protect and promote the town’s rich fishing heritage, rejuvenating the old Fish Market on Pier  Continue Reading »

Staithes Staying Strong ….

Written on September 18, 2020 at 8:10 am

Sadly and for obvious reasons Staithes Festival of Arts and Heritage had to be cancelled this year but some of us are keeping the faith and continuing to celebrate the village and the art it inspires despite these uncertain times.  It was lovely to see Derbyshire artist Kelly Herrick, who was disappointed not to be  Continue Reading »

Lovely new paintings from Sue Nichol

Written on September 12, 2020 at 1:32 pm

One of our favourite artists, Sue Nichol, has been staying in the village this week, largely painting en plain air … and having a lot of fun with it.  She also brought some beautiful new paintings to the gallery, including this lovely work: Turneresque Skies.  I think she’d have made JMW quite proud!  

New work from Staithes own artists: Lucy Wilson and Rob Shaw

Written on August 4, 2020 at 5:53 pm

We’ve got some lovely new paintings from two of our favourite artists frequently to be found in the village.  You can always spot them because they’re usually spattered with paint! You can see the new work on each of their pages on this website: Rob Shaw and Lucy Wilson. Here are a couple of images to  Continue Reading »

Living the Vida Lockdown No Longer … or not quite ….

Written on June 14, 2020 at 1:12 pm

From this week we are allowed to re-open.  In the first instance we’re going about this cautiously and welcoming browsers by appointment.  So if you’d like to visit the gallery please get in touch and we can arrange a mutually convenient time.  To whet your appetite here is an absolutely beautiful painting by David Curtis  Continue Reading »

Some good news ….!

Written on May 22, 2020 at 9:45 am

We’re Gallery of the Month in Coast Magazine!

Living La Vida Lockdown!

Written on May 18, 2020 at 12:39 pm

We’d like to wish all our visitors, neighbours and friends, artists, collectors, browsers, art-lovers, Staithes-lovers – everyone – all the very best at this difficult and anxious time for us all.  The gallery is closed for now of course but we’ve not been idle and for the first time for ages this website is now  Continue Reading »

Wedding Bells in Staithes!

Written on February 5, 2020 at 3:38 pm

Congratulations to Tim and Ingrid! We are delighted to hear that our friends and neighbours Tim Hurford and Ingrid Semanikova are getting married on 13th June 2020.  Tim and Ingrid have lived in Staithes for many years and are regular visitors to the gallery, lingering especially over Rob Shaw’s evocative paintings of our beautiful coastline.  Continue Reading »

Festival Time!

Written on September 3, 2019 at 5:57 pm

Time has flown by and now it seems we’re hurtling towards Staithes Festival of Arts and Heritage 2019!  We’ve got loads of treats in store.  Last year I think everyone enjoyed our lovely new exhibition spaces in the beautiful newly converted Wesleyan Chapel.  Well here we go again! Ian Burke’s show Hanging it out to  Continue Reading »

Staithes Festival 2018

Written on September 2, 2018 at 12:58 pm

It’s that time of year again!  Only five more sleeps till Staithes Festival of Arts and Heritage 2018!  We’re getting very excited as it looks as if it’s going to be another fantastic festival.  Do call into the gallery to see work by all our regular artists.  Ian Burke will be exhibiting his newest work:  Continue Reading »

I Must Down to Steers Again by Sue Nichol

Written on May 20, 2018 at 2:29 pm

Sue Nichol’s exhibition of astonishingly beautiful new paintings opens on Saturday 25th May.  There’s a lovely write-up in the Whitby Gazette.  Click here to  read all about it.  Click here to see a selection of the new work on show.