Upcoming Exhibitions

An ever-changing space that holds four exhibitions a year, featuring a diverse range of crafts, textiles, painting and photography. Celebrating British arts and crafts, our gallery brings together both established and emerging artists.

Coming Soon:

New Light Prize Exhibition

Fri 15 Mar – Sun 2 June

Credit: Frances Bell

Now in its 12th year, the biennial New Light Prize Exhibition is an open art competition which celebrates and promotes the best of Northern Art. 

It is open to artists born, living, or studying an art-based degree in Cheshire, Cumbria, Durham, Lancashire, Northumberland, or Yorkshire.

From the call out, a prestigious panel of judges have selected over 120 exciting artworks in an array of mediums for this the biennial New Light Prize Exhibition.

The Gallery at Rheged is delighted to be Cumbria’s hosting venue for this exhibition, where visitors can explore the wealth of northern talent, discuss the 6 award winners, and purchase new work.

Free entry

Credit: George Melling, Neil Bousfield, Christine Stables, Frances Bell