Visitors to York Art Gallery offered free entry on Saturday 8th or Sunday 9th December with a National Lottery ticket.

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Free Entry to York Art Gallery with a National Lottery Ticket

4 December 2018 From 8-9 December 2018, York Art Gallery are opening their doors for free to National Lottery players. The gallery is one of hundreds of participating National Lottery-funded visitor attractions across the UK saying ‘thanks’ to people who have raised money for good causes by buying a lottery ticket. The idea is simple: any visitor who …

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York’s Hospitium Crowned Yorkshire Wedding Venue of the Year

22 November 2018 A York wedding venue has been named the best in Yorkshire at the award ceremony of The English Wedding Awards 2018. Members of the York Venues team joined 200 wedding professionals at the ceremony on Wednesday (Nov 21) at the Mercure Manchester Piccadilly Hotel. They were one of a number of prestigious venues in the county shortlisted …

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Award-Winning Victorian Christmas Now Open at York Castle Museum

20 November 2018 Step back in time to Victorian York and experience the magic of Christmas past at York Castle Museum. Take a stroll along the cobbles of our twinkling Victorian street, Kirkgate, dressed for Christmas with draping evergreen garlands and a glowing Christmas tree. Meet our Victorian residents and admire the shop displays to discover Victorian …

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Nicolas Poussin’s The Triumph of Pan Travelling the UK in 2019

8 November 2018 Nicolas Poussin’s The Triumph of Pan, a much-loved work from the National Gallery’s Collection, is travelling the UK in 2019. The three venues for the National Gallery Masterpiece Tour 2019 are Victoria Art Gallery, Bath; York Art Gallery; and Auckland Castle, part of The Auckland Project, County Durham. Over a period of one year …

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Flags Marking End of First World War Rediscovered 100 Years on

6 November 2018 Five flags flown in York to mark the end of the First World War have been rediscovered 100 years after the end of the conflict. David Harding’s Great Grandfather and Grandfather displayed a series of flags outside their family drapery shop, G.W Harding, on High Ousegate and Coppergate in the city on November 11 1918. …

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The Award-Winning Victorian Christmas at the Castle Returns This Year

October 30 2018 Reserve your place to experience the award-winning magic of a Victorian Christmas this festive season at York Castle Museum, with online tickets on sale from Saturday 27 October. Visitors are invited to the Victorian Christmas Experience (17 Nov – 31 Dec) to take a stroll along the cobbles of our twinkling Victorian street; Kirkgate. Meet our Victorian residents …

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Janet Cardiff’s The Forty Part Motet to Feature in New Exhibition at York Art Gallery

23 October 2018 The sound of a 40 part choir singing in harmony through 40 individual speakers is one of the major works which will feature in an upcoming exhibition at York Art Gallery this winter, co-curated by the band Kaiser Chiefs. Janet Cardiff’s evocative “The Forty Part Motet” allows people to walk through an oval of speakers …

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Major Exhibition Marking 200th Birthday of Art and Social Critic John Ruskin to go on Display

23 October 2018 Our relationship with the environment and questions about mental health will be explored through the watercolours and drawings of two of the most celebrated artists of the 19th Century, in a major new exhibition at York Art Gallery in March 2019. To celebrate Ruskin’s 200th birthday, Ruskin, Turner & the Storm Cloud: Watercolours and …

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New Species for Britain Found in York Museum Gardens

A species of creature never recorded in Britain before has been discovered in the heart of York. The tiny leaf miner known as Phytomyza scotina, is normally found in Europe, from Germany to Russia. But during a survey looking for leaf miners in York Museum Gardens, expert Barry Warrington collected a number of unusual samples. …

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YMT Exclusive – Win Tickets to the VIP Launch of ‘When All is Quiet: Kaiser Chiefs in Conversation with York Art Gallery’

Exclusive Competition for YMT Card holders! WIN one of four pairs of tickets to the VIP launch of When All is Quiet: Kaiser Chiefs in Conversation with York Art Gallery We’re giving YMT Card holders who pay or agree to renew by Direct Debit the chance to WIN one of four pairs of tickets …

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