The Spanish Gallery

Dates: (23 Mar 2022 - 30 Oct 2022)
Wednesday - Sunday 11:00 - 16:00
Dates: (3 Nov 2022 - 17 Dec 2022)
Thursday - Saturday 11:00 - 15:00
Dates: (27 Jan 2023 - 19 Mar 2023)
Thursday - Saturday 11:00 - 15:00

The Spanish Gallery tells a story of Golden Age Spanish art during the 16th and 17th centuries, exploring how its artists expressed the tension between man’s yearning for eternity and the self-evident transience of life.

Francisco de Zurbarán’s collection of masterpieces, Jacob and His Twelve Sons, have hung in Auckland Castle Long Dining Room for more than 250 years. These stunning works of art form the focal point for The Spanish Gallery, opening in Bishop Auckland’s Market Place on October 15th, 2021. Tours of the Long Dining room are available Thursday to Saturday if you book a ticket for the Spanish Gallery.

If you need to discuss your accessibility requirements with us, please email and we will respond to you individually.

In order for us to safely manage capacities, we’re asking all guests to book timed tickets online before visiting, but a small number of tickets are available on the day subject to availability.

Parking available at North Bondgate, DL14 7PG.

Market Place
Bishop Auckland
County Durham
DL14 7NJ



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