Easter Eggstravaganza 2017 at York Museums Trust

Easter Eggstravaganza 2017 at York Museums Trust

Click here for an online version of the Easter 2017 leaflet.

 

York Castle Museum – Easter Eggstravaganza

See how Easter Eggs are made and try a sample in The Chocolate Factory, then make your own Easter basket to take home as part of our new experience Chocolate: York’s Sweet Past.

Chocolate Eggs
Daily, 10am – 4pm

Visit the new ‘Chocolate Factory’ to discover more about the history of chocolate and enjoy demonstrations using chocolate to produce moulded eggs – you might even get to try some!

Easter Baskets
Daily, 10am – 4pm

Self-led activity in the Workhouse. Try your hand at making a paper Easter basket to take home.

Activities are FREE with museum admission unless stated otherwise. No booking required.

 

Yorkshire Museum – Medieval Marvels

Meet a medieval character to learn about life behind the walls of St Mary’s Abbey, create stunning ‘stained glass windows’ and discover the history behind medieval feasts.

Medieval Monks
Daily, 11am – 1pm & 2pm – 4pm

Meet a ‘monk’ or a ‘medieval lady’ to find out about life as a Monk and become a scribe colouring in illuminated letter designs.

Feasts and Foods
Daily, 11am – 1pm & 2pm – 4pm

Set the tables to find out about foods of the medieval period.

Stunning Stained Glass
Daily, 11am – 1pm & 2pm – 4pm

St Mary’s Abbey in York Museum Gardens once had colourful stained glass windows. Take inspiration from stained glass designs to make your own ‘stained glass’ using coloured cellophane.

Activities are FREE with museum admission unless stated otherwise. No booking required.

 

York Art Gallery – Picture Perfect

Dress up in the costumes of characters in our paintings and follow a trail to find them in the award-winning York Art Gallery.

Who Wears What?
Daily, 10am  5pm

Follow a trail to find the people and characters in the artworks on display by looking at what they wear. Complete the trail and collect a sticker. 50p per trail.

A Wardrobe of Characters
10 – 21 April, 11am – 1pm & 2pm – 4pm

Come to the Studio to dress up as your favourite art gallery character. Create a story about them to illustrate and take home.

Activities are FREE with gallery admission unless stated otherwise. No booking required.

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