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.”

Blue tit by Eva Soper

Whitby Art Society. ‘Still Life to Save Lives’ – selling exhibition in aid of the Air Ambulance, starts 3rd May 2023

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.

Caedmon College Whitby – Artwork from Whitby Sixth Form and GCSE students
17 – 18 June

Pannett Art Gallery

We are now 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 – 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.


Can you Hear My Song?

  Can you Hear My Song? – Join our Drop in Workshop, Wednesday 31st May, 1.30 – 3.30pm Join this creative writing workshop with writer Amanda Mason, Wednesday 31st May, 1.30 – 3.30pm.  Select the words to give the birds in our collection a voice, and imagine what they would say if we could understand them. The workshop is free.  No need to book, stay for five minutes, or the whole session. This workshop is part of The Wild Escape, 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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