Download the information boards from past displays or view our online exhibitions.
View our exclusive online exhibits, which explore the local history of East Yorkshire. Open 24/7 for all, click below to start your visit.
Explore all the objects, documents, photographs and artworks held in East Riding Museums.
A brief history of the Anglo Saxons in the East Riding of Yorkshire. From colonisation through to conversion.
An exhibition inspired by books written by Reverend Francis Orpen Morris (1810 - 1893) held in East Riding Archives.
An online exhibition to accompany the Treasure House, Beverley, exhibition taking place in December 2021 to March 2022.
View the timeline of key events in Skidby Mill's history as it went from working mill to local attraction. Visit the mill for quirky stories about the people and owners over the years.
Follow the long and brutal journey of Hull and East Yorkshire prisoners as they were transported to Australia between 1788 and 1886. Will you discover the life of the notorious crime leader Snowden Dunhill, or perhaps you'll read the story of a sixteen-year-old sentenced for stealing mustard and his part in a failed mutiny.
A Skidby volunteer team exhibition about the East Riding of Yorkshire during The Second World War, to mark the 75th anniversary of VE day. This exhibition was due to be displayed at Skidby Mill but has now been displayed online during museum closures.
Our exhibition reveals the details of the men who joined the East Riding Yeomanry from its creation in 1903 until the Armistice at the end of the First World War in 1918. You can view all 2,500 named individuals, their stories from the war and civilian life. There is also information on medals, disciplinary issues and more.
The North Wolds has a rich heritage, but we do not have any museum sites there! Lets celebrate that heritage by sharing some of the local stories and objects in our collection.
These 'before and after' images are part of the Transforming the Town exhibition that opened at the Beverley Guildhall, which will re-open later in the year. The exhibition charts some of the dramatic transformations that have taken place in Beverley over the years, together with some of the more subtle changes.
View our online art exhibitions, with exhibits from nationally renowned artists. Open 24/7 for all, click below to start your visit.
Beverley Art Gallery presents a look at Julian Smith's 'Straw People' a surreal and intense sensation of mystery and fantasy unfolding just on the doorstep of our everyday world.
Through paintings, photographs and museum objects our new exhibition at Beverley Art Gallery explores our experiences of waterways and the sea.
From Danube to the Humber. Discover more about Alfred Gruber and friends. An online exhibition to go alongside the exhibition in the Treasure House in Spring 2022.
Over the last three years photographer Peter Heaton has spent time walking, recording sounds and taking photographs in the Yorkshire Wolds as part of his Reading the Landscape project. The exhibition is closed at the moment but our online highlights give a taste of Peter's stunning and thought-provoking work.
Paul's reimagining of the 'line in the sand' took the form of a site-specific sand installation, a tribute to Islamic aesthetics as well as a materialised memory of what became a long-lasting source of struggle in the Middle East. A three dimensional variant of his paintings, the installation pays tribute to the immersive beauty of the desert and reflects on the divisive Sykes-Picot Agreement which irreversibly changed its character.
John Sprakes's retrospective at Beverley Art Gallery covers over 60 years of the artist's professional life. Most importantly, it takes us on a journey from John's early realistic work, towards his later vividly colourful abstractions.
In 2021, Beverley Art Gallery welcomed students from the University of York's History of Art department on a digital placement. Students from the undergraduate History of Art and Curating course spent several months with the gallery staff and as a result created several online projects based around our collections.
Artist and tutor Esther Cawley runs drawing courses for East Riding Museums Service at the Treasure House. She has put together this inspiring set of short self portrait drawing videos to encourage and support you to draw at home. Enjoy having a go!
Each year our team create a range of temporary exhibitions of local social history. From the dizzy colours of 1960s East Riding and the history of local pubs to life during wartime and the local economy. Missed an exhibition? You can download past exhibition boards as a PDF.
Download the full transcript from Amy Johnson's log book. Amy was a pioneering English pilot born in Hull who was the first woman to fly solo from London to Australia in 1930 with her Gipsy Moth aircraft G-AAAH called 'Jason'.
East Riding Museums is part of the Humber Museums Partnership, joining up 18 sites across the East Riding of Yorkshire, Hull and North Lincolnshire. Formed in 2014 and using funding from the Arts Council England, the three areas work together on a number of exhibitions, events and learning programmes.
All of the downloads and online exhibitions on this page can be used to further your research into family history or the local area. For full guides and tips on what else to look for, visit East Riding Archives.