Coming Home: The Life of Brian Wildsmith

We tell the inspirational story of Brian’s life and career, from his childhood growing up in the mining communities around Hoyland and Barnsley to his first break into publishing and travels to Hollywood.

The exhibition contains memorabilia, photographs, drawings and original artwork from the Brian Wildsmith archive and private collection. His life is a fantastic tale in itself!


Read more about Brian Wildsmith in this blog

Over at The Cooper Gallery you can also see Paws, Claws, Tales & Roars: The Art of Brian Wildsmith

Barnsley goes wild for Brian Wildsmith

Barnsley goes wild for Brian Wildsmith

The World of Brian Wildsmith: a new exhibition of art and illustrations will enchant children and parents alike. World-renowned children’s book author and illustrator Brian Wildsmith will be celebrated through a season of exhibitions spanning two of Barnsley Museums fantastic free attractions.