Vivian Maier: Anthology – open now

11 June 2022

Today we are delighted to welcome you to Vivian Maier: Anthology. ​ ​The exhibition features over 140 black and white and colour photographs, as well as film and audio which reveal the breadth of Maier’s work and her fascination for observing and recording everyday life. Book your tickets here.Read more

Out now: What’s On Summer/Autumn 2022

18 May 2022

Pick up MK Gallery’s Summer/Autumn What’s On guide now with information on exhibitions, cinema, live music, performances and family activities for June, July, August, September and October. You can download an electronic version here.Read more

Announcing Larry Achiampong: Wayfinder

13 May 2022

Larry Achiampong: Wayfinder will be our final major exhibition of 2022. British-Ghanaian artist Larry Achiampong works in film, sculpture, installation, sound, collage, music and performance. His work draws on popular culture and his communal and personal heritage. Included in his first major UK solo show to date is Achiampong’s debut feature length film Wayfinder, as […]Read more

Ingrid Pollard Shortlisted for Turner Prize

12 April 2022

A huge congratulations to Ingrid Pollard who has been nominated for this year’s Turner Prize! ​Pollard has been nominated for the exhibition Carbon Slowly Turning – now open at MK Gallery. ​We are delighted to be able to showcase Ingrid’s work at our exhibition, which is the first major survey of her 40-year career. The […]Read more

Out now: What’s On Spring 2022

1 March 2022

Pick up MK Gallery’s Spring What’s On guide now with information on exhibitions, cinema, live music, performances and family activities for March, April and May. You can download an electronic version here.Read more

Announcing Vivian Maier: Anthology

4 February 2022

Vivian Maier Anthology will be our second major exhibition of 2022. Vivian Maier (1926-2009) has only recently been revealed as one of the most significant photographers of the 20th century. She was a professional nanny in New York and Chicago for over 40 years but took hundreds of thousands of photographs, which were found when […]Read more
Man leaning against a tree wearing a yellow jacket with a red flower

Announcing Ingrid Pollard: Carbon Slowly Turning

20 January 2022

We are delighted to announce our next major exhibition, Ingrid Pollard: Carbon Slowly Turning. Ingrid Pollard (born Georgetown, Guyana) is one of the leading figures in contemporary British art. This first major survey of her 40-year career includes delicately hand-tinted landscape photographs, a flotilla of small ceramic boats and a cast of protagonists that includes […]Read more

Make a jumping clown inspired by our Laura Knight exhibition

20 December 2021

Laura Knight loved to go to the circus and draw the clowns in their colourful and patterned outfits. You can watch how to make your clown below. We love to see what you’ve created. Ask your grown up to upload photos of your clown to Instagram and tag us @mk_gallery #LauraKnightMKRead more

Have a hot drink on us!

17 December 2021

​Until 23 December, get a free hot drink when buying food in our Café. Simply reference this offer or show our staff this post to claim your free drink!* *One free non-alcoholic hot drink per person when buying food in our Café Bar. Valid from 17-23 December 2021. Must reference this offer or show this […]Read more
Couple looking at the Memphis exhibition in the gallery

Our COVID Guidelines

10 December 2021

In response to the Government’s announcements, MK Gallery wants to ensure the safety of all visitors and staff. Everyone must wear a face covering whilst visiting the Gallery unless you are clinically exempt or a child under the age of 11. When seated in the Café/Bar you may remove your face covering to enjoy food […]Read more

How can we create safe, accessible spaces for all?

3 December 2021

We are proud to have partnered with the BBC and the Open University to make a short film about our Art and Us programme, in support of the documentary Paddy and Christine McGuiness: Our Family and Autism. The film shares two families’ experiences of Art and Us and discusses how MK Gallery strives to create […]Read more

MK Gallery Wins Fantastic for Families Award

29 November 2021

We were delighted to have been announced as one of the winners of the Fantastic for Families Best Family Arts Activity award. Our Inclusive Practise in the Arts team won the award for their ‘Art and Us Sensory Boxes’ project. Fantastic for Families said: “Although it was small scale, this project showed an incredible understanding […]Read more