Exhibitions at Manor House
The ground floor has been arranged and furnished with items from the 17th and 18th century including some fine 17th century oak furniture. The 'SolarWing', now the Museum, contains displays that illustrate the historv of Ilkley from Prehistoric times through to the Victorian period when Ilkley was an important Spa resort. The displays include local finds of Prehistoric material, some Victorian items and some Roman artefacts recovered from the fort. The first floor galleries are programmed with a lively programme of exhibitions.
Programme of exhibitions
For a full list of exhibitions at all our venues or to plan your visit with our handy calendar go to our what's on page. Below are current and forthcoming exhibitions at Manor House.
- Ilkley Art Club
- Sat, 2 Mar 2013 - Sun, 2 Jun 2013
Ilkley's Art Club, now in it's 103rd year continues a long-standing tradition of displaying work created by its members
- Friends of the Manor House: 50th Anniversary
- Sat, 15 Jun 2013 - Sun, 15 Sep 2013
The Friends of the Manor House have supported the museum for the last 50 years. This exhibition celebrates the creative contribution they have made to one of Ilkleys most historic buildings.
- Making Waves
- Sat, 28 Sep 2013 - Sun, 1 Dec 2013
40 Years of Ilkley Literature Festival
- Re: Collections
- Sat, 14 Dec 2013 - Sun, 2 Mar 2014
New work by the accomplished local photographer Liza Dracup
- Burley and Menston Art Clubs
- Sat, 15 Mar 2014 - Sun, 1 Jun 2014
This exhibition displays the artistic talent present in the Burley and Menston art clubs