COMING SOON: The New Light Prize

30th September – 22nd December

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We are proud to host the launch of the New Light Prize exhibition 23/24.

Established in 2010, the New Light charity celebrates and promotes Northern art, supporting both well-known and emerging artists by offering some of the region’s best awards and opportunities with the biennial New Light Prize Exhibition. It provides Northern artists with an unparalleled platform to showcase their work and reach new audiences.

The New Light Prize exhibition tour 23/24 begins with this show at the Williamson, open 30th September – 22nd December 2023. Free entry, check our Visit Us page for full visiting information.

Following its time at the Williamson the Prize exhibition will tour to London’s Bankside Gallery, The Gallery at Rheged in Penrith, The Biscuit Factory, Newcastle and finish at The Mercer Art Gallery in Harrogate on 31st December 2024.

All artwork is available to purchase, and every purchase supports the viability of participants artistic careers. We are a member of the Own Art scheme, which makes it easy and affordable for anyone to buy contemporary art by providing interest-free loans. Speak to staff in the gallery for further information.


Saturday 14th October, 2-3pm, FREE: ‘Unlocking New Light Art’ exhibition tour & talk with Sara Riccardi. FREE but places limited, book on Tickets Wirral

Friday 3rd November, 6-8pm FREE: ‘Assembled Interiors’ workshop with Josie Jenkins. Free, booking details coming soon.

Find more exhibitions at the Williamson



Williamson Art Gallery & Museum