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The Sheffield culture guide written by in-the-know locals

Art picks

Head out on an art crawl of the city, with our picks of the exhibitions and artists' events on in Sheffield this month.

Browse the What's On calendar for even more art events.

Joanna Whittle: Lost Islands

Sat. 19 October 2019 — Sat. 16 November 2019

Cupola Gallery

A world of fleetingly familiar otherworlds created through paintings, drawings and curious objects by Joanna Whittle. Read our review.

Yorkshire Artspace Open Studios

Sat. 16 November 2019 — Sun. 17 November 2019

Yorkshire Artspace

A weekend of nosying around some of the most fascinating artists' studios in town.

Joe Scarborough: Life in the Big Village

Sat. 17 August 2019 — Sun. 24 November 2019

Weston Park Museum

Over 60 paintings and drawings from the 50-year career of one of Sheffield's best-loved artists.

Regeneration

Mon. 4 November 2019 — Sat. 30 November 2019

Exchange Place Studios, Exchange Street, S2 5TR

Seventeen artists based at Yorkshire Artspace's Exchange Place Studios respond to the theme of regeneration.

David Fennell-Roberts

Thu. 7 November 2019 — Sun. 1 December 2019

The Dorothy Pax, Arch 17, Wharf Street, Victoria Quays, S2 5SY

A canalside exhibition of landscapes, natural and man-made, by painter and printmaker David Fennell-Roberts.

Ilona Sagar: Deep Structure

Fri. 11 October 2019 — Sat. 14 December 2019

S1 Artspace

A beguiling film and exhibition inspired by Park Hill’s iconic architecture and its 1960s social experiment, and exploring wellbeing through looking at buildings as organisms. Does social planning have social effect? Read our review.

Darren O'Brien – Sharrow Vale and the Antiques Quarter

Sat. 14 December 2019 — Sun. 15 December 2019

Abbeydale Picture House

A weekend-long exhibition and an afternoon of talks in the Picture House's Fly Tower, launching local photographer Darren O'Brien's new photo book documenting life in Sharrow Vale and the Antiques Quarter.

Rewriting The Future

Fri. 27 September 2019 — Sun. 26 January 2020

Site Gallery

Exploring alternative narratives on gender, power, ecology and community.