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 2023

Future exhibitions will include:
Exploring the Pannett Paintings – A glimpse at some of the paintings that aren’t normally on display.
4 February – 7 May
Whitby Art Society. ‘Still Life to Save Lives’ – selling exhibition in aid of the Air Ambulance
8 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.


We Are Recruiting: Whitby Bird Brains

  We Are Recruiting: Whitby Bird Brains: Workshop facilitators About the Project:  The Pannett Art Gallery, Whitby, is delighted to have received funding from The Wild Escape, a National project led by Art Fund and supported by Arts Council England, which invites children (ages 7-11) to find a favourite animal in their local museum and create artworks imagining its ‘escape’ back to its natural habitat. Pannett Art Gallery will be using the...
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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