Welcome To The Pannett Art Gallery

The Art Gallery was a gift to Whitby from Alderman R.E. Pannett “for the reception and preservation of my water colour drawings, and works of art.”

Sue Morton ‘Cheek to cheek’

Whitby Art Society – Christmas Exhibition

31 October – 2 December

The Bridge at Staithes (1902), by John Bowman

There is always a selection of work by the amazing Staithes Group of Artists on display. These British Impressionists painted as a group, in Whitby and along the Yorkshire coast, c. 1894 – 1909.

The Bridge at Staithes (1902), by John Bowman

You can see further examples of the sensitive paintings of the natural world, and other wonderful artworks of George Soper and his two daughters, Eva and Eileen, to discover more click here: www.thesopercollection.org


Next Years programme to be published soon

Pannett Art Gallery

We are open and look forward to seeing you in 2023.

Pannett Art Gallery is set in the peaceful and charming grounds of Pannett Park in the centre of Whitby. The gallery has an eclectic mix of 19th and 20th Century paintings on permanent display.



Pannett Art Gallery Exhibition Programme 2023

Future exhibitions will include:
Exploring the Pannett Paintings – A glimpse at some of the paintings that aren’t normally on display.
7 February – 30 April
Whitby Art Society. ‘Still Life to Save Lives’ – selling exhibition in aid of the Air Ambulance
3 May – 15 June
Caedmon College Whitby – Artwork from Whitby Sixth Form and GCSE students
17 – 18 June
The Natural World – The Artwork of George, Eileen, and Eva Soper
24 June  – 17 September
Fylingdales Group of Artists – Annual Exhibition
19 September  – 29 October
Whitby Art Society – Annual Exhibition
31 October – 3 December (Christmas Closing)

Please note: all dates are correct at time of going to press.  Please contact the gallery to confirm before making a special journey.


Festive Christmas Bauble Designs

  Festive Christmas Bauble designs at Pannett Art Gallery Visit the Pannett Art Gallery to see this year’s entries to the Mayoral Christmas Card competition.  Each design was produced within a circle, and these have been made into two dimensional Christmas Baubles.  The Bauble designs are now on display in the Staithes Group of Artists room at the Pannett Art Gallery. Designs were created by local school children who have responded...
Rowing Boat on the River Bank, George Weatherill

The Weatherill Gallery has Re-Opened

We are pleased to announce that the Weatherill Family Gallery has re-opened for public viewing.

Two generations of Weatherill artists painted in Whitby and area throughout the 19th and early 20th Century. We have an extensive collection of their intricate and delicate paintings on display in the Weatherill Gallery.


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