York Museums Trust

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Annual Reports and Reviews

Click below to read the York Museums Trust Annual Reviews and Annual Reports (so PDFs display properly, we’d recommend using Google Chrome as your internet browser) Annual Reports York Museums Trust Trustees Report and Financial Statements – Year Ended 31 March 2023 – PDF York Museums Trust Trustees Report and Financial Statements- Year Ended 31 March 2022- PDF York …

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Job Vacancies

Visitor Experience Retail Assistant Contract: Part time, Fixed Term Contract until the 8th September 2024 Starting Salary: £23,150 fte per annum pro rata depending on hours (YMT Grade 1)  Hours: Various patterns ranging from 8 to 21 hours We’re currently looking to recruit an experienced individual to join the Visitor Experience Retail team offering a first class retail service …

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Key Contacts

York Museums Trust was formed on 1 August 2002 as an independent charitable trust to manage the museums and gallery service previously run by City of York Council. Supported by the Council, York Museums Trust is responsible for York Art Gallery, York Castle Museum, Yorkshire Museum and Gardens and York St Mary’s. Please find below our …

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Vision To work together with audiences and communities to inspire, to share and to care for cultural heritage. Mission York Museums Trust shares collections, gardens, buildings, art and stories for learning, enjoyment and wellbeing. Rooted in York and Yorkshire, we look outwards nationally and globally. As a charity, our income enables the Trust to care …

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The plan below runs until 2022 and is part of a long-term strategy which has already seen us achieve much within our various sites, using our own resources and with support from City of York Council and Arts Council England, trusts, foundations and local businesses. Click here to download the York Museums Trust Business Plan 2021-22

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James Grierson – YMT Chair James Grierson is a Chartered Surveyor with more than 35 years’ experience in private practice. After qualifying with Knight Frank in London, James moved to York in the early 1980s to focus on retail-led town centre regeneration schemes across the North. He built and led the UK’s largest specialist public sector …

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