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Mr Turner and Mr Girtin: The Early Years

3 April – 5 July 2015Free for members

Never before have Turner and Girtin been so directly compared in an exhibition. These innovative watercolourists, were both commissioned early in their careers to paint the same views of Harewood. This exhibition offers you the chance to directly compare these important British artists from the place that they visited and painted. Using these important early works, this exhibition takes a fresh look at the … Read more

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The Art of Conservation

3 April – 1 November 2015Free for members

Harewood House Trust is home to one of the most important collections of Regency furniture in Britain. Representing world famous furniture maker Thomas Chippendale’s biggest commission, Harewood has a significant number of pieces which we care for and protect. From the luxurious State Bed to the carved, wooden curtain pelmets in the Gallery, our conservators are responsible to slowing down the natural decay of … Read more

Exhibitions

Harewood Rum Story

3 April – 5 July 2015Free for members

Harewood is a treasure trove of mysterious objects telling countless tales from the past. The Harewood Rum is one such story which you can explore this year. It's a fascinating tale that begins life in the Caribbean, where Henry Lascelles made a fortune so great, he was able to build Harewood House. In 2011, a great discovery was found at the back of the darkest cellars at Harewood. This exhibition … Read more