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Art Exhibition, Fri 27 Jul 2018 - Fri 17 Apr 2020, free entry




Lister Park,

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Cailligraphy: A New Addition To The Permanent Galleries.

A new case demonstrates the versatilty of Islamic Calligraphy and its use in cermonial and secular objects. Amongst others, the stunning objects include a blue Kashan Persian pot from 12th century Iran and an offical seal from the Court of Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan (1627- 1665), India. Made from materials including brass, bronze, ceramic, silver, wood, bone and steel they originate from countries including Iran, Turkey, India and Pakistan. The display was possble with generous support by Arts Council England through the Islamic Art and Material Culture Subject Specialist Network.

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Dates Times
Fri 27 Jul 2018 - Fri 17 Apr 2020
Tuesday to Friday 10am - 4pm - please note: we are closed on Mondays

Saturday, Sunday & Bank Holiday Mondays 11am - 4pm

Closed Christmas Day, Boxing Day, New Years Day, Good Friday and Mondays except Bank Holidays

On occasion there may be limited access to galleries due to booked events. Please contact Reception for information in advance of your visit 01274 431212.


Free entry




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    Map reference: SE 151351  Lat: 53.81196 Long: -1.77215

    Cartwright Hall Art Gallery is in the middle of Lister Park, one and a half miles from the City Centre on the A650 Manningham Lane. There is limited parking in Lister Park, accessible from North Park Road (off Oak Lane). Lister Park is served by many city centre bus services including 23, 25, 26, 49, 51, 52, 53, 54, 622, 647, 662, w5. Cartwright Hall is about ten minutes' uphill walk from Frizinghall railway station.

    For help in planning your journey by public transport, please visit

    Parking: free

    Accessible by Public Transport: 0.8 miles from Frizinghall Train station


    • Coach parties acceptedCoach parties accepted
    • Disabled toiletsDisabled toilets
    • Education/study areaEducation/study area
    • Gift shopGift shop
    • Picnic sitePicnic site
    • Accepts groupsAccepts groups
    • Children welcomeChildren welcome
    • Disabled accessDisabled access