This launch event celebrates the purchase of a major painting by Laura Knight, DBE, RA, Early Morning in a Gypsy Camp, 1953, wholly bought by the Friends from a legacy left by Dr Dennis Bearpark and gifted to the Gallery. The reception (drinks and light refreshments) will include a short lecture on the work by Dr Sarah Victoria Turner, Deputy Director of the Paul Mellon Centre for Studies in British Art in London.


From the 26th April 2022 at 06:00 PM, until the 26th April 2022 at 08:00 PM.


Burton Gallery, York Art Gallery, York, YO1 7EW



Friends of York Art Gallery from Friends of York Art Gallery

The Friends aim to raise funds from members' subscriptions, donations and organising educational visits, functions and parties, in order to aid the development and conservation of the York Art Gallery Collection and to sponsor activities to further the appreciation of fine arts in York and its immediate surrounds.