Friends of Scarborough Art Gallery

The Friends of Scarborough Art Gallery are lively and enthusiastic people who care about art galleries and museums and the contribution which they make to our cultural life and heritage. The principal purpose of this thriving and successful group is to support and promote Scarborough Art Gallery and its collections of oil paintings, watercolours, prints and drawings which include notable examples depicting Scarborough and the surrounding area.

The Gallery also houses a significant collection of railway and council posters showing the beauties of Scarborough. Other aims are to raise the profile of the Arts and Culture throughout Scarborough and to provide opportunities to expand the knowledge and enjoyment of Art.andrew and paul sit by northbay


The Friends usually have monthly afternoon meetings at Scarborough Art Gallery throughout the winter months. Meetings feature illustrated lectures, given by experts, on a wide variety of topics. They provide an opportunity to talk to the speaker and to socialise with members over refreshments.


Membership of the Friends entitles you to free entry to the Art Gallery and invitations to private view evenings. A regular newsletter is distributed which highlights events and activities which often include trips to regional art galleries, museums and historic buildings - even the occasional trip abroad! 

The work carried out by the Friends is invaluable to the Art Gallery and includes commissioning works of art for the collections, conservation and sponsorship of exhibitions.

Download the Friends leaflet here to find out more about joining

Newsletter July 2014

Speaker Programme 2014

Outings 2014

Booking Forms 


Older Information

 January 2014 Newsletter

Speaker Programme 2014

Holidays and Outings Janauary - June 2014

Summer 2013 Newsletter

Speaker Programme 2013 - 2014

Holidays and Outings August - November 2013

January 2013 Newsletter

Events (Jan-Apr 2013)

Holiday and Outings 2013

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