York Art Gallery Launch Campaign To Bring Doug Fishbone’s Leisure Land Golf to the Artists Garden

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York Art Gallery Launch Campaign To Bring Doug Fishbone’s Leisure Land Golf to the Artists Garden

Doug Fishbone, SOS, 2015, installation at New Art Exchange, photo credit Bartosz Kali. 21 February 2017 York Art Gallery is hoping to strike a hole in one and bring cutting edge contemporary art to the heart of York this summer with Doug Fishbone’s Leisure Land Golf. The work is a fully playable mini golf course with each …

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Bring Us Your Viking Loot! Curators at Yorkshire Museum Need Your Help This February Half Term

13 February 2017 Raid your cupboards and loot your lofts this half term to rediscover your Viking themed possessions and their stories for a major new exhibition at the Yorkshire Museum. Viking: Rediscover the Legend, will open in May at the Museum, bringing together the best Viking finds from the Yorkshire Museum and British Museum collections. As …

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Love is Sweet – Enjoy Confectionery-Themed Activities at York Castle Museum This February Half Term

13 February 2017 Love – it’s written on the sweets! This half term York Castle Museum is looking at the sweet messages which sent Victorian hearts a fluttering 100 years ago. “Must we part?” “Can you polka?” “Spare my blushes” – these are just some of the lines used on the original Love Heart Sweets – called Conversational Lozenges. Some …

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Landscapes of Remembrance – New Community Room Exhibition To Open At York Castle Museum

7 February 2017 As part of the current exhibition 1914: When the World Changed Forever at York Castle Museum, different groups have been invited to create displays in our Community Room. The latest, Landscapes of Remembrance, opens Saturday 11 February 2017. The exhibition showcases the results of the Landscapes of Remembrance project, a 2-year undertaking by local volunteers and York …

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Second display of Alive: Art Between Life and Science goes on show at York Art Gallery

26 January 2017 The Project Gallery’s exhibition Alive: Art Between Life and Science, will showcase its second display, Listening and Science, from Friday 27th January 2017. Alive: Art Between Life and Science combines ground-breaking medical and scientific research being undertaken at the University of York to create artwork for display at York Art Gallery. Mark Fell and  …

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Embroider Your Dreams: Artist Calls for York Exhibition Input

25 January 2017 The University of York’s Artist in Residence is calling on local people to embroider their thoughts and dreams about sleep onto pillowcases to help form the centrepiece of a new exhibition. Susan Aldworth’s installation, One Thousand and One Nights, will open at York St Mary’s in June 2017 to coincide with next …

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Exclusive Exhibition Events for YMT Card Holders at York Art Gallery, the Yorkshire Museum and York Castle Museum in 2017

23 January 2017 YMT Card Holders are invited to join us for three special previews and events this Spring to celebrate the opening of our fantastic new exhibitions at York Art Gallery, York Castle Museum and the Yorkshire Museum. The events are as follows –   York Art Gallery – Albert Moore: Of Beauty & Aesthetics 6 April 2017, 1.30pm – 4pm …

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Viking: Rediscover the Legend – Major New Exhibition by the Yorkshire Museum To Open May 2017 In Partnership with the British Museum

23 January 2017 Viking: Rediscover the Legend May 19 – November 5 2017 The most significant Viking treasure hoards ever discovered in Britain will go on display together for the first time in May 2017. Featuring some internationally significant Anglo-Saxon and Viking discoveries, Viking: Rediscover the Legend will explore how the Vikings transformed life in Britain. Star objects from the British Museum …

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Major Development Being Planned for York Castle Museum

18 January 2017 A major capital redevelopment of York Castle Museum is being planned by York Museums Trust as part of the city’s ambition to transform the Castle Gateway. The Trust is in the early stages of developing a scheme to redevelop York Castle Museum and do justice to the site and its world class collections. …

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York Museums Trust Receive Grant from the DCMS/Wolfson Museums and Galleries Improvement Fund

17 January 2017 Grants totalling £4 million have been awarded to improve displays and facilities at museums and galleries across England, Matt Hancock, Minister of State for Digital and Culture, announced today. The grants, jointly funded through a partnership between the Department for Culture, Media and Sport, and the Wolfson Foundation, will be used for renovation and improvement …

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