Over nine weeks, learn how to capture the human form and build your drawing skills.
Our Sheffield culture calendar. Filled with picks of the city’s arts, culture and heritage events, both in-person and virtual. Plus reviews and festival guides.
The Millowners Arms, Alma Street, S3 8RY
Non-traditional life drawing classes, aiming to spark new ideas through artist inspiration and set design. Join in this spring in Kelham Island.
Thu. 26 May 2022
A night of tail wags and furry form drawing. Artist Liah Edwardes will help you capture canine models with pencil and paper.
Thu. 19 May 2022 — Thu. 26 May 2022
Join Andro and Eve for their two-part online course with drag king Christian Adore. Dream up your own drag persona, explore what you can do with them, and learn some top tips of the trade.
Thu. 26 May 2022
Join artist Shenece Oretha for an intimate listening session in tribute to the African American singer Jeanne Lee (1939–2000). Together you'll meditate on the sculpting and shaping of sound, and how it moves and shapes us.
Fri. 4 March 2022 — Fri. 27 May 2022
An exhibition all about the news and the power it holds in society. With displays from the British Library and items from Sheffield’s own collections. Plus a series of talks and workshops.
Sat. 28 May 2022
A one-day shopping experience in the beautiful surroundings of Sheffield Cathedral. With more than 50 stalls from some of the best local producers, makers, designers and collectors.
Join Manor Lodge for some reyt royal fun.
Wed. 1 June 2022
The Queen has been the Queen for 70 years. Create your own artwork inspired by the number 70.
Fri. 13 May 2022 — Sat. 4 June 2022
An exhibition of landscape paintings by Richard Johnson inspired by remote parts of the Peak District, illustrating a journey of grief and healing following a personal tragedy.
Fri. 29 April 2022 — Sat. 4 June 2022
Two new exhibitions exploring what it means to be physically and emotionally connected or disconnected with people and our environment. With work by Lee Hardman and Jamie Frost.
Sat. 15 January 2022 — Sun. 5 June 2022
An exhibition of paintings by Trevor Burgess, Jonathan Hooper, Mandy Payne, Narbi Price and Judith Tucker, examining overlooked and under-regarded aspects of the landscape we inhabit today.
Sat. 12 March 2022 — Sun. 5 June 2022
An exhibition of 10 of the most exciting early-career artists in the UK, as chosen by some of the country's leading artists. Exploring how we relate to each other and the world around us, with photography, sculpture, sound, textile, film and more.
Wed. 8 June 2022
Meet outside Sheffield Station, Sheaf Street, S1 2BP
Learn about the history, craftsmanship, and contemporary design of Sheffield’s celebrated industry, as you walk around the city of makers. The walk will start at Sheffield Station and end at the City Hall.
Tue. 10 May 2022 — Thu. 9 June 2022
Yorkshire Artspace Exchange Place Studios, Exchange Street, S2 5TR
An exhibition of paintings by Andy Jackson, responding to fly-posters found in the streets of Sheffield during the pandemic.
Mon. 24 January 2022 — Sat. 11 June 2022
An exhibition exploring the evolution of fairground rides, architecture and art, and the physics and engineering that went into them. Plus free talks on 10th June on fairground architecture and the research behind thrilling Alton Towers rides.
Sun. 12 June 2022
Make your very own terrarium – a mini garden in a glass container – at Kelham Island Museum, with Emma from Orchis Floral Design.
Sat. 18 June 2022
Join poet Abbi Flint and artist Rose Ferraby to create your own response to archaeology from the Bateman Collection, currently on display at Weston Park Museum.
A guided tour introducing Millennium Gallery's latest exhibition, Not Without My Ghosts: The Artist as Medium.
Join in an introductory tour around the latest exhibition at the Graves Gallery. Find out more about artist Mary Adshead and Sheffield’s Agnes ‘Babbie’ Blomfield, whose connections and influence helped Sheffield’s art collection grow.
Wed. 11 May 2022 — Thu. 23 June 2022
A festival of creativity, showcasing the work of Hallam students. With exhibitions, events, performances and film screenings.
Join with others to enquire into the ideas that emerge when you look at art together. These informal, in-depth discussions draw on the Graves Gallery's collection as a prompt for philosophical enquiry.
Wed. 8 June 2022 — Fri. 24 June 2022
An exhibition of paintings by Paul Allender inspired by his childhood in Neepsend, just north-west of Sheffield city centre.
A celebration of culture, creativity and companionship, marking Refugee Week in our city of sanctuary. Come back soon for dates and details of Migration Matters 2022.
Thu. 31 March 2022 — Sun. 26 June 2022
An exhibition of art inspired by the rituals and practices of mediums and spiritualism. Featuring messages from the beyond and artists seeking to escape their sphere of consciousness. Read our review by Steven Allen.
Mon. 16 May 2022 — Mon. 18 July 2022
A nine-week course, teaching you how to build depth, light and form in your drawing.
Tue. 17 May 2022 — Tue. 19 July 2022
Learn to paint a human form and a portrait in this nine-week course.
Wed. 18 May 2022 — Wed. 20 July 2022
Learn the basics of lino prints and develop your own style, with course tutor Dave Elsom.
Wed. 18 May 2022 — Wed. 20 July 2022
Join an art historian to learn all about the techniques of painting employed by old and contemporary masters in this nine-week course.
Thu. 19 May 2022 — Thu. 21 July 2022
Expand your skills in lino printing at this nine-week course at The Art House.
Thu. 31 March 2022 — Sat. 23 July 2022
An exhibition telling the story of husband and wife artists Stephen Bone and Mary Adshead, and George and Babbie Blomfield. It also shows how other relationships and links with Sheffield have led to valuable contributions to the city’s collection.
Orchard Square, S1 2FB
Join the folks from Sheffield Creative Guild as they host two Makers’ Markets this spring and summer in Orchard Square. With stalls selling everything from pottery to prints, accessories to audio electronics, as well as family workshops.
Feed your mind with a series of fascinating and inspiring talks, exhibitions and events. Returning in September 2022 – dates and details coming soon.
Fri. 14 October 2022 — Sun. 16 October 2022
A weekend of bleeps, beats and sweaty grins. Bringing together music, visual art, and technology. Earlybird weekend passes on sale now.
Fri. 27 May 2022 — Sun. 15 January 2023
Thomas Bateman was a pioneering Victorian antiquarian. Much of Sheffield's collections of local archaeology, minerals, ceramics, metalwork and fossils can be traced back to him. Explore Bateman’s legacy and the origins of civic museum collections.