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Are you feeling arty? There are a few galleries in Whitby to admire local creativity and feel inspired. Here are art galleries in Whitby for you to discover.

There are several art galleries in Whitby for you to explore. Most of them are free admission, and you can purchase some exclusive Whitby artwork in some of these galleries. Here are 6 art galleries in Whitby we recommend you visit.

1. Whitby Pannett Park Art Gallery

Pannett Park Art Gallery in Whitby

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Located in beautiful Pannett Park, the Pannett Art Gallery is located right next to the Whitby Museum. This art gallery is home to two truly unique collections and exhibitions. The Staithes Group Room offers a permanent display of work done by impressionist painters of the early 20th century. Many different types of artwork can be found in this gallery, including various arts and crafts, fine furnishings, and breathtaking handmade tapestries. There is no charge for admission. Find more information here.

2. The Studio of John Freeman

The Art Studio of John Freeman in Whitby

If you want a truly memorable artistic experience with a historical bent, the Studio of John Freeman in Whitby has exactly what you need. This art gallery is home to the largest collection of local works of art in the entire Whitby area, including limited editions, watercolours, and a variety of beautiful prints. You will discover that many of the art pieces that are housed in this gallery were inspired by the local geography, and there are also a variety of special laser-cut wooden jigsaws that you won’t soon forget. Established back in 1969, this gallery has over 160 unique pieces of artwork on display for all to see. There is no charge for admission. Find more information here.

3. Whitby Galleries

Whitby Galleries

Those who visit Whitby will want to make a point of visiting Whitby Galleries, which consists of two galleries that can both be found on Church Street. You can easily walk from one of the galleries to the other, and there are many beautiful original paintings from 30 artists. In these galleries, you will find a wide range of artistic styles in the pieces that are on display. In addition, there are hundreds of prints and frames of various types at the Hermitage Print Gallery. If you’re an art lover, this is certainly one place you will not want to miss on your next trip to Whitby. There is no charge for admission. Find more information here.

4. North Yorkshire Gallery

North Yorkshire Gallery

The North Yorkshire Gallery are a family-run business. Photographer Laurie Smithies takes all the photos that feature on their wall art and gifts. His passion is for landscape photography, and he has gained a reputation as one of England’s best landscape photographers. Their gallery features pictures and canvases of some of the most stunning locations and landmarks in North Yorkshire, such as the magical Roseberry Topping and the famed Whitby Abbey. They use the finest equipment to produce exceptional quality products. It’s free to visit the gallery. Pop in and say hi! Find more information here.

You can buy a range of products from the North Yorkshire Gallery directly from our online store, these include, canvases, photo prints, light-up bottles and blankets.

5. Dameon Strong Art Gallery

Dameon Strong Whitby Artist

Dameon Strong has his own Art Gallery on Silver Street. Here he showcases and works with a variety of mediums. He is well known for exploring themes and using seascape and wave patterns. His work is gritty, beautiful and very thought-provoking. It’s free to look around! Find more information here.

6. Chris Evans Photography

Chris Evans Photography

You will have probably seen Chris Evans’s recent photography of the Northern Lights over Whitby. If you haven’t, check them out through our interview here. He captures spectacular images of Whitby like you will not have seen before! You can find a selection of his work at his gallery on Flowergate Street.Find more information here.

We hope your inspired to visit these Whitby Art Galleries on your next trip to this seaside town. If you would like to comment on any of the galleries above then please leave your message in the comments below.

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