The Centre of Ceramic Art (CoCA) is housed in two beautiful gallery spaces on the first floor of York Art Gallery, located in the heart of York a short walk away from the railway station and other popular attractions.
Book online Tickets
You will need to book tickets online before you visit. Tickets can be booked here.
Open Wednesday – Sunday
Our permanent displays of nationally and internationally important art are free for you to enjoy. As a charity we rely on income from our visitors. If you can,
please make a donation to help us continue to share and care for York’s wonderful collections. There is a suggested amount to visit special exhibitions (Views of York and Yorkshire and Your Art Gallery: Paintings Chosen by You).
How to Find Us
Exhibition Square, York, YO1 7EW
York Art Gallery is in Exhibition Square, five minutes’ from York Minster and opposite Bootham Bar, the northern gateway on the city walls. It is about 15 to 20 minutes’ walk from York Railway Station.
The nearest car park is on Marygate, which is five minutes’ walk and has 350 spaces. Marygate is off Bootham, the A19, which is the main road into York from the north. For more car parking information please click here.
There are two entrances to York Art Gallery, at the front and the other at the rear via York Museum Gardens. The gallery is fully accessible to wheelchair users. Please click here for full accessibility information.
- Toilets are available on both the ground floor and first floor, including an accessible toilet on both floors.
- Baby changing facilities are available in the accessible toilets.
- Lockers are available on the first floor at the entrance to CoCA.
The Centre of Ceramic Art also has a dedicated shop located on the upper floor. Along with cards, gifts and guide books, the shop also stock limited edition and collectible ceramics specially selected by our curatorial and retail departments. To find out more, visit our Curator Space page.