Scarborough's Woodend Creative Centre opens David Hockney exhibition on Yorkshire Day
PUBLISHED: 00:21 25 July 2012 | UPDATED: 21:39 20 February 2013
David Hockney exhibition - the world famous Yorkshire artist stages an exhibition of his work at Woodend Creative Centre
This year's Yorkshire Day will see the launch of a new exhibition in Scarborough featuring the work of Yorkshire artist David Hockney.
The free exhibition at Woodend is being delivered in association with the Goldmark Gallery based in Uppingham, Rutland and is part a full exhibition programme at the creative industries centre in The Crescent in Scarboroughs Cultural Quarter.
The Hockney exhibition will feature work from his Grimms Fairy Tales collection. It runs from 1-26 August, with the exhibitions opening marking the official start of A Festival of Yorkshire, Scarborough a five-day event to celebrate Yorkshire culture co-ordinated by Scarborough Borough Council and the Urban Area Forum and supported by Welcome to Yorkshire.
Woodend Director, Andrew Clay, said: We are thrilled and honoured to be able to bring work by David Hockney to Woodend and the people of Scarborough.
A Festival of Yorkshire, Scarborough is being organised in association with a number of partners which include The Yorkshire Society, Scarborough Museums Trust, Scarborough Spa, Scarborough Castle, the Woodend Creative Industries Centre, Crescent Arts, Scarborough Library and Information Centre, the Market Hall and Vaults, the North York Moors National Park authority and Yorkshire Treasure Trails.
For a full list of events, visit www.discoveryorkshirecoast.com/yorkshirefestival