New work by Morna Ryhs

Before the latest lockdown we received some fabulous new etchings by top print maker Morna Rhys and it’s fantastic that we’re now free to share them with you at the gallery. Quiet Lands, Morna Ryhs Valley, Morna Ryhs Evening Mist, Morna Ryhs Light in the Hills, Morna Ryhs The selection above represents just a handful of the etchings we have on show at the gallery, so if you’re interested in Morna’s work, or print making in general, why not visit us in beautiful Upper Swaledal

The Old School Welcomes, Anna Tosney

The Old School Muker is proud to welcome the fabulous work of Yorkshire Dales print maker Anna Tosney. Anna’s distinctive style is instantly recognisable and her work is both simple and beautifully observed. We’ve more of Anna’s work at The Old School Muker, so if you’re interested in finding out more what better excuse to visit the gallery in Upper Swaledale. If for any reason you can’t make it please don’t hesitate to contact us on 01748 886155 or

The Woodcuts & Linocuts of Laura Boswell

The Old School Muker is extremely happy to be able to show the fabulous woodcuts and linocuts of printmaker Laura Boswell. Water Meadow Morning | Laura Boswell These Japanese inspired landscapes offer a unique view of the British and Yorkshire countryside; a different perspective, seen and interpreted by Laura on her travels around the country. We absolutely love their subtlety, composition, simplicity and sense of calm and tranquility, and their originally adds to and comple

Colin & Sheila Smithson

The Old School Muker is pleased to welcome back, after a gap of some years, the prints of local artists Colin & Sheila Smithson to our gallery, with their wonderful, quirky, colourful and stylised views of the Dales. Sunset, Cow Parsley | Colin Smithson | £225 Curious Beast | Colin Smithson | £225 A View over a Wall | Colin Smithson | £225 Hayfield – House with Red Door | Colin Smithson | £225 When we took over the gallery 3 years ago, we found a small Colin Smithson print, a

The Old School Art Cafe Garden

Our relaxed, self-service café offers delicious cake and coffee, and with its private, walled garden provides a place to unwind and soak up the views of Kisdon, Buttertubs and the surrounding fells, in the company of sculptures by Michael Kusz and Adrian Wood. … and it’s a place where we might have the odd gathering or two. #Featured

The Old School Muker Gallery

The Art Gallery showcases some of the regions best artists and print makers, with a wonderfully diverse mix of styles and mediums, but all somehow reflecting our stunning surroundings in Upper Swaledale. Artists and print makers currently represented include: Jill Ray, Rebecca Vincent, Jacquie Denby, Morna Rhys, Hester Cox, Glenys Garnett, Janis Goodman, Rachel McNaughton, John Harrison and Peter Brook, not forgetting the photographs of gallery owner Richard Walls. The galler

The Hartlake Gallery

The Hartlake Gallery is our upstairs exhibition space. Its high ceilings and low windows combine to provide acres of wall space and with it the ability to hang larger pieces of work. Currently on display in The Hartlake we have some stunning original work from: Pier’s Browne, Sheryl Roberts, James Wheeler and Sue Nichol to name just a few … #Featured

The Old School Muker Craft Centre

The Craft Centre at the Old School Muker is a haven for lovers of hand-made, unique, crafts, bringing together the work of over forty of Yorkshire and the UK’s best artisans, whether it’s ceramics, glassware or Jewellery. If you’re looking for that perfect piece for your own home, or to find a special present this Christmas, it’s a ideal excuse (if one’s needed) to visit Upper Swaledale, in the Yorkshire Dales National Park. #Featured