Past Exhibitions

Three major exhibitions are presented each year across five elegant and spacious galleries, from thematic group exhibitions to in-depth solo presentations.

Browse through a record of our previous exhibitions held at MK Gallery.

2022

Ingrid Pollard: Carbon Slowly Turning
12 March – 29 May 2022

Laura Knight: A Panoramic View
9 October 2021 – 20 February 2022

2021

Laura Knight: A Panoramic View
9 October 2021 – 20 February 2022

Memphis: Plastic Field
2 December 2020 – 21 September 2021

2020

Memphis: Plastic Field
2 December 2020 – 21 September 2021

MK Calling 2020
15 February – 17 May 2020

George Stubbs: ‘all done from nature’
12 October 2019 – 26 January 2020

2019

George Stubbs: ‘all done from nature’
12 October 2019 – 26 January 2020

Paula Rego: Obedience and Defiance
15 June – 22 September 2019

The Lie of the Land
16 March – 26 May 2019

2017

MK Calling 2017
21 April – 27 May 2017

Flashback
8 October 2015 – 31 March 2018

2016

Flashback
8 October 2015 – 31 March 2018

2015

Flashback
8 October 2015 – 31 March 2018

MK Calling 2015
3 July – 6 September 2015

Ellen Altfest
3 April – 21 June 2015

How to Construct a Time Machine
23 January – 22 March 2015

New City Art Prize
5 December 2014 – 11 January 2015

2014

New City Art Prize
5 December 2014 – 11 January 2015

An-My Lê
19 September – 23 November 2014

Cadences
27 June – 7 September 2014

Melanie Smith
11 April – 15 June 2014

Treasures in MK
24 January – 30 March 2014

Future City
6 December 2013 – 5 January 2014

2013

Future City
6 December 2013 – 5 January 2014

Peter Dreher
20 September – 24 November 2013

MK Calling 2013
28 June – 8 September 2013

Andrea Büttner
12 April – 16 June 2013

Silvia Bächli & Eric Hattan: What about Sunday?
18 January – 31 March 2013

Hemmed In: Embroidery and Needlework from MK and Beyond
7 December 2012 – 6 January 2013

2012

Hemmed In: Embroidery and Needlework from MK and Beyond
7 December 2012 – 6 January 2013

James Welling: Mind on Fire
14 September – 25 November 2012

Pushwagner: Soft City
28 June – 2 September 2012

Olivia Plender: Rise Early, Be Industrious
20 April – 17 June 2012

Daria Martin: Sensorium Tests
20 January – 8 April 2012

States and Spaces: A Survey by Project Art Works
9 December 2011 – 8 January 2012

2011

States and Spaces: A Survey by Project Art Works
9 December 2011 – 8 January 2012

Anna Barriball
30 September – 27 November 2011

New Art MK: Eight Artists From Milton Keynes
8 July – 18 September 2011

Gareth Jones
15 April – 26 June 2011

Gerard Byrne
14 January – 3 April 2011

Black Dogs – MK2Morrow: One Small Step for Milton Keynes
10 December 2010 – 2 January 2011

2010

Black Dogs – MK2Morrow: One Small Step for Milton Keynes
10 December 2010 – 2 January 2011

Andrew Lord
24 September – 28 November 2010

THE THE THINGS IS (FOR 3)
9 July – 12 September 2010

Mark Leckey and Martin McGeown: The Life and Times of Milton Keynes Gallery
12 April – 27 June 2010

Marcus Coates: Psychopomp
15 January – 4 April 2010

Lost & Found Present: Graham Hudson & The Centre of Attention
27 November 2009 – 10 January 2010

2009

Lost & Found Present: Graham Hudson & The Centre of Attention
27 November 2009 – 10 January 2010

Nasreen Mohamedi: Notes Reflections on Indian Modernism
5 September – 15 November 2009

Hayward Curatorial Open: Quiet Revolution
4 July – 30 August 2009

Lyndall Phelps: The Pigeon Archive
4 July – 30 August 2009

James Lee Byars
4 April – 21 June 2009

Polly Apfelbaum: Anything can happen in a horse race
31 January – 22 March 2009

Gilberto Zorio
18 October 2008 – 18 January 2009

2008

Gilberto Zorio
18 October 2008 – 18 January 2009

Richard Woods – Flora & Fauna
28 June – 21 September 2008

Cathy Wilkes
16 April – 8 June 2008

Sonia Boyce: For you, only you
22 – 26 May 2008

Marcel Broodthaers
26 January – 30 March 2008

Pascale Marthine Tayou
17 November 2007 – 13 January 2008

2007

Pascale Marthine Tayou
17 November 2007 – 13 January 2008

Alex Frost: Adults
22 September – 4 November 2007

Phoebe Unwin: A Short Walk from a Shout to a Whisper
22 September – 4 November 2007

Stephen Willats: Person to Person; People to People
26 May – 8 July 2007

Adrian Paci: Per Speculum
4 April – 13 May 2007

David Austen
10 February – 25 March 2007

Rose Finn-Kelcey
2 December 2006 – 28 January 2007

2006

Rose Finn-Kelcey
2 December 2006 – 28 January 2007

Carlos Amorales: Spider Web Negative
30 September – 19 November 2006

Anja Schrey: Solo Entertainer
5 August – 24 September 2006

Phillip Allen
10 June –23 July 2006

Carlos Bunga
10 June – 23 July 2006

Roger Hiorns
8 April – 28 May 2006

Shirana Shahbazi
4 February – 26 March 2006

Pae White: in no particular order
19 November 2005 – 22 January 2006

2005

Pae White: in no particular order
19 November 2005 – 22 January 2006

Kristian Ryokan
4 October – 13 November 2005

Daniele Puppi: Fatica n.28
4 October – 13 November 2005

Folk Archive: Contemporary Popular Art from the UK
2 August – 18 September 2005

Phil Collins: yeah…..you, baby you
9 April – 25 May 2005

Boyd & Evans: Landmarks
29 January – 1 April 2005

Keith Wilson: Galvanised
30 November 2004 – 23 January 2005

2004

Keith Wilson: Galvanised
30 November 2004 – 23 January 2005

Michael Craig-Martin: Surfacing
24 September – 21 November 2004

Giuseppe Penone: The Imprint of Drawing
27 March – 9 May 2004

Inside Out: Investigating Drawing
13 December 2003 – 25 January 2004

2003

Inside Out: Investigating Drawing
13 December 2003 – 25 January 2004

Juergen Teller: Don’t Suffer Too Much
6 September – 26 October 2003

Paul Seawright: Hidden
26 July – 31 August 2003

Tony Beavan
2 May – 22 June 2003

Sarah Lucas, Colin Lowe & Roddy Thomson: Temple of Bacchus
15 March – 27 April 2003

Georgie Hopton: Laughed – I Could Have Cried
25 January – 2 March 2003

2002

Boyd Webb: Horse & Dog
9 November – 1 December 2002

Jiri Georg Dokoupil: Every Cloud is a Way
13 September – 3 November 2002

Air Guitar: Art Reconsidering Rock Music
12 July – 1 September 2002

Tim Noble & Sue Webster: Ghastly Arrangements
4 May – 23 June 2002

Dalziel + Scullion: Home
9 March – 28 April 2002

Art Crazy Nation Show, Curated by Matthew Collings
19 January – 3 March 2002

The Silbury Group: 10th Anniversary Exhibition
1 December 2001 – 13 January 2002

2001

The Silbury Group: 10th Anniversary Exhibition
1 December 2001 – 13 January 2002

Andy Warhol: Cars
8 – 23 September 2001

Abigail Lane: Tomorrow’s World, Yesterday’s Fever (Mental Guests Incorporated)
26 May – 8 July 2001

Marta Marcé: New Work
31 March – 20 May 2001

Mark Wallinger: Cave
27 January – 25 March 2001

FaceOn
27 January – 25 March 2001

John Riddy: Recent Work
9 December 2000 – 21 January 2001

Jan Dibbets: Ten Cupolas
9 December 2000 – 21 January 2001

Richard Ross: Gathering Light
9 December 2000 – 21 January 2001

2000

John Riddy: Recent Work
9 December 2000 – 21 January 2001

Jan Dibbets: Ten Cupolas
9 December 2000 – 21 January 2001

Richard Ross: Gathering Light
9 December 2000 – 21 January 2001

Conversation: An Exhibition of Figurative Sculpture
14 October – 3 December 2000

Richard Wright
2 September – 8 October 2000

Layla Curtis
2 September – 8 October 2000

Alison Turnbull: Houses into Flats
2 September – 8 October 2000

Bloomberg New Contemporaries 2000
17 June – 13 August 2000

Printers inc.: Recent British Prints from the Arts Council and British Council Collections
18 March – 22 April 2000

Richard Hamilton: New Technology and Printmaking
18 March – 22 April 2000

Mark Francis: Elements
15 January – 12 March 2000

Gilbert & George: The Rudimentary Pictures
8 October 1999 – 9 January 2000

1999

Gilbert & George: The Rudimentary Pictures
8 October 1999 – 9 January 2000