Behind the Scenes: Have a Go
Still life recreations
Engage with our incredible art collection by recreating them at home! See below examples of ones our staff and volunteers have created so far. Tag us on social media with your creations! @YorkArtGallery
This month we will be having Twitter Takeovers with York Travellers Trust to mark Gypsy, Roma and Traveller History Month and York LGBT Forum to mark Pride month!
York Travellers Trust will be on Thursday 18th June, find out more about them here.
York LGBT Forum will be on Saturday 27 June (when York Pride would have been!)
Arts and Crafts
Below you will find a range of activities you can do at home based on the collections in York Art Gallery!
First, watch Sarah Yates below show you how to create your very own sock puppet out of the materials in your home!
Can you Blind Draw using the teaser photograph of Je Penseto the sock puppet start you off?
Download the two worksheets below to start this great family activity!
- Rare Roman bronzes acquired by the Yorkshire Museum
- Come and play this half term in York Museum Gardens!
- Young Gainsborough: Rediscovered Landscape Drawings - Twenty-five recently attributed Gainsborough drawings go on show for the first time alongside major works
- Clay, Peat and Cage - UK premiere of work by Yorkshire-based artists at York Art Gallery
- Lockdown artwork by Asylum Seekers to go on show in new display opening at York Castle Museum