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Special events & exhibitions


John Tindale Photographs

Come along and take a seat and watch a 20 minute show of local photographs taken by the late John Tindale.

Images for the shows were taken by John for sale to the various newspapers to which he supplied pictures. He also displayed most of them on the two large notice boards outside his chemists shop in Skinner Street.

They are copies of "proof prints", so they are not as crisp in focus as if they were professional prints for sale.
Can you help us identify who, where and when the image was taken?  Pens and paper are supplied so you can jot down who, when and where you think they were taken. The shows will be changed on a regular basis so you can revisit us.


From Fancy Shoes to Fisherman's Boots - 200 years of Whitby Footwear

This exhibition is in the costume gallery. If anyone has any footwear of interest please contact the volunteers in the costume gallery.


Pannett Art Gallery Exhibitions 2017

The Pannett Art Gallery is run by Whitby Town Council (not the Whitby Literary & Philosophical Society). However because of its proximity to the Museum and interest to Museum visitors the exhibition programme for 2017 is given below. Admission is free. Information courtesy of Ms. Helen Berry, Curator.

Please note, all information is correct at the time of writing but may be subject to change. Please phone before making a special journey to visit any exhibition. TEL (01947) 600933/FAX (01947) 820227 or E MAIL: pannettgallery@hotmail.co.uk

Whitby Art Society 31 March - 7 May
Whitby Community College 13 May - 21 May
Staithes Group (selling exhibition) 26 May - 18 June
Fylingdales Group of Artists 20 June - 23 July
Painting Exhibition 25 July - 27 August
Leeds Fine Artists 29 August - 1 October
Gifted (Craft Exhibition) 3 October - 5 November
Christmas Display 10 November - 10 December
Permanent Collection 15 December - Spring 2018


Pannett Park Events 2017

Easter in the Park Wednesday 12 April11 am - 1.30 pm
Pannett Day Wednesday 26 July11 am - 3 pm
Halloween Wednesday 25 Oct11 am - 1 pm