DATE: 16 September 2021
October 1 2021 – February 13 2022
The UK premiere of a collaborative performance to camera series by Yorkshire-based artists Jade Montserrat and Webb-Ellis is set to open at York Art Gallery this October.
The triptych ‘Clay, Peat, Cage’ (2015) explores the North Yorkshire landscape, where Montserrat and Webb-Ellis have lived for the majority of their lives, and addresses …
DATE: 16 September 2021
An exhibition in partnership with Refugee Action York
7 October – 14 November 2021
Works of art created during lockdown by asylum seekers in York are to go on show at York Castle Museum as part of an upcoming community exhibition focusing on the work of the charity Refugee Action York (RAY).
The works were painted during …
DATE: 17 September 2021
We’re closing so we can bloom next Spring!
Thank you all for visiting us over the last four months, it has been fantastic to see so many of you enjoying the collections and exhibitions!
With the ‘Richard III Coming Home’ exhibition ending on October 31, we have decided to close the museum over …
DATE: 10 August 2021
A rare work by prominent British artist Damien Hirst is on display at York Art Gallery.
‘Side View of Skull’, is on loan from a private collector, and is a unique example of how Hirst combines two of his most distinctive motifs: the skull and the rows of spots.
The work is on …
DATE: 2 August 2021
A new display curated by collector Anthony Shaw has opened at the Centre of Ceramic Art (CoCA), within York Art Gallery. Titled ‘Themes’, the show features an exciting display from Shaw’s collection, with the aim of encouraging visitors to view and experience ceramics and art through a new perspective.
As suggested through …
DATE: 2 July 2021
York Museums Trust’s project #CuratorBattle received a Highly Commended from the Museum and Heritage Awards last night (July 1).
The online project, which has been enjoyed by millions on Twitter over the last year, received the award in the Best Use of Social media category, with the Black Country Living Museum winning the …
DATE: 28 June 2021
York Museums Trust is inviting tenders to help evaluate and analyse visitor data to help us better understand our audiences and to inform our future plans as an audience focused organisation.
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DATE: 4th June
York Museums Trust’s project #CuratorBattle has been shortlisted for two national awards.
The online project, which has been enjoyed by millions on Twitter over the last year, has been named a finalist in this year’s Association of Heritage Interpretation (AHI) Awards. The winner will be announced this November.
The nomination …
DATE: 2nd June 2021
Food, drink and music as the sun sets in one of York’s most beautiful locations
June 18-19, 6:30pm-10pm.
Celebrate midsummer with friends, food, drink and music in the beautiful surroundings of York Museums Gardens.
To mark midsummer, York Museums Trust is offering a unique opportunity to watch the sun set …
DATE 25th May
9-11 June: Free Entry for National Lottery Players to the exhibition, Grayson Perry: The Pre-Therapy Years
Every week National Lottery players raise £30 million for good cause projects, like ours. That’s why we’re pleased to be taking part in National Lottery Open Week, which celebrates the contribution of National Lottery players …