Exhibitions in Sheffield

With such a fantastic array of museums and galleries in Sheffield (many of which are free to visit) you'll never be short of interesting exhibitions to explore in the city.

While there are some fascinating permanent exhibitions in the city, which are available to peruse all-year round, here you'll find listings for temporary exhibitions in Sheffield which are only available for a limited amount of time- catch them before they're gone! 

Exhibition listings

Phlegm: Pandemic Diary

Work by one of Sheffield’s most popular artists, Phlegm is set be celebrated at this new exhibition, running at the Millennium Gallery, Saturday 13 January - Sunday 7 July. Pandemic Diaries showcases a spectacular series of over 60 drawings made throughout the 2020 lockdown.

13 Jan 2024 - 07 Jul 2024


A brand new exhibition and events programme by Sheffield-based artist Ashley Holmes.

22 Feb 2024 - 18 May 2024

Dreams and Realities Exhibition

Dreams and Realities is a powerful portrait exhibition by local artist Stephen Martin depicting the stories of 9 Sheffield residents living on the front line of poverty.

17 Mar 2024 - 28 Apr 2024

Flora, Fauna & Feasting | Rockingham Pottery Exhibition

The latest exhibition at Wentworth Woodhouse is not to be missed!

19 Mar 2024 - 23 Jun 2024

Festival of Debate 2024

The largest annual non-partisan politics festival in the UK! Expect another challenging and diverse programme of events, featuring an array of well-known keynote speakers, when Festival of Debate returns 16 April — 25 May.

16 Apr 2024 - 25 May 2024

Sheffield Young Artists - Promoting Sheffield: "City of Excellence for Young People's Art"

Discover the creativity of Sheffield's young talent at Sheffield Young Artists: a vibrant exhibition showcasing artwork from students of Sheffield schools aged 5 to 18. Come along in April for the UK's largest youth art exhibition.

24 Apr 2024 - 27 Apr 2024

Art in the Aisles

Art in the Aisles is a new art event/market hosted by Walkley Festival bringing together 37 talented Sheffield Artists under one Steeple. This event is coinciding with Open Up Sheffield.

04 May 2024 - 05 May 2024

Hallam Art Group Exhibition and Sale

An exhibition and sale of paintings by members of the Hallam Art Group.

04 May 2024 - 06 May 2024

Open Up Sheffield 2024

With 100+ studios taking part, Open Up Sheffield is one of the largest open studio events outside of London and helps showcase some of Sheffield's finest creative talents. This year it will take place over two weekends, 4 May - 6 May & 11 May - 12 May.

04 May 2024 - 12 May 2024

Weston Park May Fayre 2024

Prepare to be amazed! and come along to Weston Park May Fayre at Weston Park, Sheffield on Sunday 19 May 2024 for a wonderful nostalgic day out with all of your family.

19 May 2024 11:00 - 17:00