Welcome To The Pannett Art Gallery

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

Grosmont Bank in Summer Oil Painting by Anne Thornhill

Fylingdales Group of Artists Annual Exhibition

Starts on 11th October

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.

An exhibition of works by the Soper Family

Pannett Art Gallery Winter Closing

We are now closed for the winter break, re-opening at 10am on Tuesday the 7th of February 2023.
We hope you have a wonderful festive season and look forward to seeing you again 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 2022

Future exhibitions will include:
Pannett Art Gallery Collection
8 Feb – 3 April
Juneau Project Community creative consultation
– Exploring the Esk
1 March – 3 April
John Tindale Photography competition
– A Vision of Whitby
7 April.– 1 May
CCW exhibition
7 May – 12 May
Richard Lees – Printmaker
17 May –10 July
Whitby Art Society
12 July – 21 August
One Small Step – Environmentally themed Open Exhibition
23 Aug – 9 October
Fylingdales Group of Artists
11 Oct – 27 November

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


Staithes Stories – She Whom I Portray

  Staithes Stories - She Whom I Portray A series of short films based on stories and anecdotes about the Staithes Group of Artists. These tales were gathered from people who knew these artists, or remembered stories passed down from older relatives and friends, from the time when the Staithes Group of Artists lived and worked in the local community. Artist and performer Bidi Iredale spent months tracking down these tales from people with a...
Rowing Boat on the River Bank, George Weatherill

The Weatherill Gallery is CLOSED

We apologise for any inconvenience caused, but due to unforeseen circumstances we have had to close the Weatherill Family Gallery.

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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