York Art Gallery Downloads

York Art Gallery Downloads

We have a number of downloadable resources and teachers’ packs connected to the works throughout the gallery. These downloadable resources are for groups planning a self-guided visit around the museum. Just click on the title and print out as many copies as you like to bring along.


‘Looking at Art’ Teacher Notes

Ideas for self-led visits based on the swatch card guide ‘Looking at Art.’ If you would like to borrow a class set of the guides please enquire on booking.


Resources to Support the Delivery of Arts Award:

Explore York Art Gallery Worksheet

This has been developed to support schools delivering Arts Award Explore or Bronze, helping students to find out about what the gallery does as an arts organisation.

Arts Heroes Fact Sheets

Help students to find out more about artists whose work is on display in the gallery, with activity suggestions to extend students’ research and experience. Use these sheets on a gallery visit or in the classroom, to support the delivery of Arts Award Discover, Explore or Bronze.

Felicity Aylieff

Wilhelmina Barns-Graham

Sir Anthony van Dyck (please note there are currently no works by Sir Anthony van Dyck on display)

Sir Jacob Epstein

William Etty

Gwen John

Laurence Stephen Lowry

Paul Nash

Dame Lucie Rie

Paul Robeson


All the paintings in York Art Gallery’s collection can be viewed online here.