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Curator’s Talks – Wed 25 May 2016

Date: Wednesday 25 May 2016, 12:30 pm - 1:00 pm
Venue: York Art Gallery

York Art Gallery Curator’s Talks

Wednesdays, 12.30pm – 1pm

Lunchtime talks with a Gallery Curator, held on the third Wednesday of each month.

Talks are free with no need to book (gallery admission applies).

We occasionally have to change the dates or titles of talks so please phone ahead for the latest information.

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Early Years Explorers: Treasure Hunt – Thu 26 May 2016

Date: Thursday 26 May 2016, 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Venue: Yorkshire Museum

Yorkshire Museum – Early Years Explorers (two – five years old)

Activities for children aged two to five years old which include songs, stories, games and craft activities. Sessions are based on familiar preschool play areas, which are enhanced to help children learn about the museum’ collections and exhibitions through play. Sessions are a mixture of free flow and adult led activities which all relate to the Early Years curriculum.

 

Treasure Hunt – Thursday 26th May, 10am – 11am

Use the metal detector to find treasure in the sand.

 

Museum Monkeys Events for the under 5s – sessions are FREE and run team time only.

Museum admission applies, FREE with valid YMT card.

Please book sessions using our Eventbrite page here. Bookings open 18 April 2016.

If you are unable to attend please cancel your booking to allow others to participate.

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Gallery Talks – Thu 26 May 2016

Date: Thursday 26 May 2016, 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Venue: York Castle Museum

York Castle Museum Gallery Talks

Every Tuesday and Thursday, 12pm

The subject will vary but will relate to one of the displays in the museum. These talks are volunteer led, please ring ahead or check with staff on arrival in case of cancellation.

Talks are free with no need to book (museum admission applies).

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Art Shot Talks – Thu 26 May 2016

Date: Thursday 26 May 2016, 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Venue: York Art Gallery

York Art Gallery Art Shot Talks

Every weekday except Wednesdays, every 15 minutes from 2pm to 3pm

Join our Welcome Team every weekday except Wednesdays for our free 10 minute Art Shot talks at 2pm, 2.15pm, 2.30pm and 2.45pm.

Included in admission and no need to book – please ask at Admissions for details.

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Museum Baby: Yorkshire Flowers – Fri 27 May 2016

Date: Friday 27 May 2016, 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Venue: York Art Gallery

York Art Gallery – Museum Baby (under two years old)

Special baby sessions linked to exhibitions, including songs and sensory activities for babies and their carers. Sessions are a mixture of free flow and adult led activities which all relate to the early years Curriculum. A perfect introduction to museums!

 

Yorkshire Flowers – Friday 27th May, 10am – 11am

Find the flowers, make flower print paintings and listen to the flower story.

 

Museum Monkeys Events for the under 5s – sessions are FREE and run team time only.

Museum admission applies, FREE with valid YMT card.

Please book sessions using our Eventbrite page here. Bookings open 18 April 2016.

If you are unable to attend please cancel your booking to allow others to participate.

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Art Shot Talks – Fri 27 May 2016

Date: Friday 27 May 2016, 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Venue: York Art Gallery

York Art Gallery Art Shot Talks

Every weekday except Wednesdays, every 15 minutes from 2pm to 3pm

Join our Welcome Team every weekday except Wednesdays for our free 10 minute Art Shot talks at 2pm, 2.15pm, 2.30pm and 2.45pm.

Included in admission and no need to book – please ask at Admissions for details.

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A Legionary’s Life – Sat 28 May 2016

Date: Saturday 28 May 2016, All Day
Venue: York Museum Gardens

Be put through your paces as you take part in our recruitment process to see if you measure up to be enlisted into the Roman Army. Learn about Lucius, Standard Bearer for the IX Legion and make your own Eagle of the IX standard before taking part in sword and shield drill.

Every day from Saturday 28th May 2016 to Sunday 5th June 2016, 11am – 1pm and 2pm – 4pm.

Events take place in the Museum Gardens. Free, no need to book.

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Create at the Castle! Peg Dolls – Sat 28 May 2016

Date: Saturday 28 May 2016, All Day
Venue: York Castle Museum

Make your own peg doll with costume inspired by the collection! This is a self-led family activity.

Daily from Saturday 28th May 2016 to Sunday 5th June 2016.

Free with admission, no need to book.

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Frills to Functional – Sat 28 May 2016

Date: Saturday 28 May 2016, All Day
Venue: York Castle Museum

Discover the impact made by the First World War on Edwardian women’s fashions and clothing, with costumed demonstrations throughout the day on the museum’s Shaping the Body exhibition catwalk.

Daily from Saturday 28 May to Tuesday 31 May 2016.

Free with admission, no need to book.

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Head to Toe! Muddle and Match Dress Up Book – Sat 28 May 2016

Date: Saturday 28 May 2016, All Day
Venue: York Castle Museum

Follow the clues round the galleries to find the different outfits. Collect the costume cards to build up your own muddle and match dress up book.

Daily from Saturday 28th May 2016 to Sunday 5th June 2016.

£2 per activity book (museum admission applies), no need to book.

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