Though we’ve had to postpone our Piers Browne exhibition until 2021, we’re delighted to be able to preview a small collection of new and classic Piers Browne oil paintings that will be part of the… More
New work by celebrated Wensleydale artist PiersBrowne at The Old School Muker. Addlebrough from Whitfield Scar. Wonderfully framed in gold to match the rich colours of the etching.
We have a lovely range of selected etchings and oils by Piers at our gallery in Swaledale. If you’re interest in finding out more why not visit us at the gallery, or contact us at email@example.com or 01748 886155.
The Old School Muker is pleased to present a new series of felt landscapes by the hugely talented Sue Mulcock, inspired by the wonderful countryside that surrounds our gallery in Muker; each strand of wool coloured using Sue’s own handmade dyes.Continue reading “New Arrivals, Felt Landscapes by Sue Mulcock”
The Old School Muker presents four and a half minutes of work from our fabulous artists, whose work represents the stunning landscapes that surround our gallery in wonderful Upper Swaledale.
The Old School Muker will be reopening on Monday 15th June ready to welcome back art and crafts lovers to the Upper Dales.
In order to keep our customers, community and staff safe, we will be implementing hygiene and social distancing rules, in line with government guidelines, as follows:
- Provision of hand sanitizer on arrival
- A limit of 2 people in a party
- No children under 14
- Strict social distancing
- Touching of work only if there is an intention to buy
- One way systems in the galleries and craft centre
- Payment by card rather than cash if possible
- Closure of the self-service cafe (until hospitality businesses are able to open)
Strict adherence to these rules, shouldn’t hinder your enjoyment of the art and crafts created by our wonderful independent artists and makers, but will allow a safe shopping experience.
We look forward to welcoming all our loyal customers and friends back very soon, and with your support we can all look forward to a safer and brighter future.
Please note: Other businesses in Muker may not be operating normally so please check with them directly.
Richard & Polly
Second helpings of the wonderful watercolours of Swaledale by Paul Talbot-Greaves, due to land at The Old School Muker soon. Watch this space!Continue reading “Paul Talbot-Greaves – Second Helpings”
The Old School Muker is thrilled to welcome the paintings of Paul Talbot-Greaves. Paul is an exceptional artist and over the last few months he’s produced a wonderful series of watercolours depicting the iconic Swaledale countryside that surrounds our gallery in Muker.Continue reading “The Old School Welcomes; Paul Talbot-Greaves”
it’s the start of a new season at The Old School Muker and is wonderful to have six new, original oils by the wonderful Sue Nichol to kick it off.Continue reading “New Work by Sue Nichol”
In 2020 Richard will be offering 1 to 1 landscape photography workshops, aimed at those who enjoy taking photographs and who would like to improve their photography skills and take control over the creative process.Continue reading “2020 Photography Workshops in Upper Swaledale”
The Old School Muker is proud to showcase the superb etchings of Morna RhysContinue reading “Featured Artist: Morna Rhys”
The Old School Muker is very proud to present a solo show by Yorkshire Artist Sue Nichol, running from Friday 30th August until 30th September.Continue reading “Fell, Stone & Sky, Sue Nichol”
We awoke this morning to find four stunning hares in our garden at the Old School Muker, care of local sculptor and artist Stef Ottevanger.Continue reading “New arrivals from Stef Ottevanger”
The exhibition catalogues for Sue Nichol’s solo exhibition, Fell, Stone & Sky, have just arrived at The Old School Muker. The catalogue previews each painting in the exhibition and provides details and prices of the work.Continue reading “Sue Nichol, Fell, Stone & Sky Exhibition Catalogue”
At the Old School Muker we have lots of “wow” moments as we open up boxes and unwrap pictures, but when Yorkshire based artist Sarah Du Feu delivered her screen prints it was a double WOW! Stunningly conceived and executed, and set in beautifully made bespoke solid-oak frames, these prints are true centrepieces to any home or office space. I couldn’t resist photographing them before they were hung on the wall!Continue reading “Featured Artist, Sarah Du Feu”
Since the last of Sheryl Roberts’s dramatic, atmospheric oil paintings sold a few weeks ago now, we’ve had a rather large gap on our walls … but that gaps now filled with wonderful scenes of Yorkshire Dale fells under moody, magnificent skies.Continue reading “Yorkshire Fells under Dramatic Skies, Sheryl Roberts”
Ingleton artist Peter Bolton has been showing his work at The Old School Muker for more years than we can remember, and it’s wonderful to once again have his work in the gallery, and especially of scenes set close to our village of Muker.Continue reading “Peter Bolton”
We’re delighted that John stopped by with three original paintings of the Muker wild flower meadows in full bloom, in John’s distinctive pen and watercolour style.Continue reading “Muker Meadows by John Harrison”
The Old School Muker is pleased to be showcasing the botanical and floral ceramics of Lisa Katzenstein. Each piece is hand painted in tin-glazed earthenware. Each piece is as unique as the plants they depict.
Every year the Beamish Reliability winds its way through Muker, before the test of Buttertubs, then make a return to the village a few hours later via Oxnop. This year I waited in the drizzle and was rewarded by the sight and sound of some wonderful classic cars and motorcycles, with the dramatic backdrop of Upper Swaledale. As ever I had the camera and so some photos follow. Click through the galleries for bigger pictures.Continue reading “The Beamish Reliability Trial 2019”
During the month of June The Old School Muker is featuring the fabulous work of Horton in Ribblesdale artist and print maker Hester Cox.Continue reading “Featured Artist, Hester Cox”
In time for the flowering of Muker’s wild flower meadows, Jenny dropped off new watercolours this week.Continue reading “Summer in Swaledale, New watercolours by Jenny Ulyatt”