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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.

Shy Bairns Rewrite The Future

Sat. 25 January 2020

Site Gallery

An afternoon of sci-fi zine making, hosted by the Shy Bairns collective. With activities including mono-printing, collage and creative writing. Recommended age 14+.

Rewriting The Future

Fri. 27 September 2019 — Sun. 26 January 2020

Site Gallery

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

Under the Bed Sale

Sat. 11 January 2020 — Sat. 1 February 2020

Cupola Gallery

The annual Cupola New Year sale returns – with around 3000 pieces on offer from 100 artists, with prices starting as low as £1.

The Pottery Experience

Multiple dates

The Art House

A full-day workshop providing a great introduction to traditional hand-building techniques and giving you a guided session on the electric potter’s wheel. 

GAZE: A Retrospective of Portraits by Lorna May Wadsworth

Sat. 9 November 2019 — Sat. 15 February 2020

Graves Gallery

Portraiture from the 25-year career of Sheffield-based artist Lorna May Wadsworth, challenging the constraints of what we think a portrait is. Read our review.

Collage Club

Multiple dates

Cutlery Works

A monthly craft social for adults, bringing people together for a fun and cosy morning of cake, chat and collage.

Tulpa: Allan Gardner & Sean Patrick Campbell

Sat. 8 February 2020 — Sat. 22 February 2020

Bloc Projects

Tulpa is a collaborative exhibition of works from two artists whose work explores cultural myths, fear, control, and the relationships between the personal, social, philosophical and psychological.


Tue. 19 November 2019 — Sat. 29 February 2020


An earthy and sensual collection of figures, fauna and horses by London-based artist Jessica Jane Charleston in DINA Diner – comprised of the largest linocuts she's printed yet, alongside small jewel-like oils on board.


Sat. 14 December 2019 — Mon. 13 April 2020

Weston Park Museum

A beautiful, intensely moving exploration of loss and grief by documentary photographer Simon Bray. Read our review.