York Museums Trust

Learning — Index

Adult Learning

York Museums Trust has an exciting and varied programme of workshops and events for adults, themed around the exhibitions and collections of the museums and gallery. Sessions include object handling, curator’s talks, expert lectures and craft- and art-based workshops. All adult learning sessions are delivered by museum/gallery staff or specialists tutors and require …

Read more >

Community Projects

York Museums Trust works with many local community groups, as part of our day to day work organising exhibitions, collections and learning programmes. Territories is York Museum Trust’s community arts programme, funded by the Arts Council. It has been running successfully for over ten years. The project gives opportunities to local community groups a …

Read more >

Learning Events

Museum Monkeys: Under 5s Activities

Please note all upcoming Museum Monkey events are cancelled due to Coronavirus. Find out more here. Museum Monkeys is a range of activities and events for children under 5 to help them engage with the collections and exhibitions.

Read more >


York Museums Trust’s award-winning museums and art gallery offer inspiring, interactive and hands-on learning opportunities that directly support the National Curriculum. Our schools programme is currently suspended due to social distancing restrictions at our sites.  York Castle Museum and York Art Gallery are currently open for pre-booked timed tours/tickets only.  We expect the …

Read more >