York Art Gallery's Leisure Land Golf Campaigns with Art Happens Reaches its Target

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York Art Gallery’s Leisure Land Golf Campaigns With Art Happens Reaches Its Target

Doug Fishbone, SOS, 2015, installation at New Art Exchange, photo credit Bartosz Kali. 28 March 2017 Our Art Happens campaign has been a SUCCESS! Thank you to each and every one of our wonderful donors – with your generosity, we can bring the work of seven incredible internationally acclaimed artists to York city centre this summer. Bright, bold and …

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York Art Gallery Extend Art Happens Campaign To Help Reach Leisure Land Golf Target

Doug Fishbone, SOS, 2015, installation at New Art Exchange, photo credit Bartosz Kali. 23 March 2017 Thank you to everyone who has supported our Art Happens fundraising project to bring Doug Fishbone’s Leisure Land Golf to York Art Gallery’s Artists Garden this summer. As we’ve made it to 62%, we have decided to extend our deadline …

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Final Installment Of Project Gallery Exhibition Opens At York Art Gallery Featuring Work By Laurence Payot

22 March 2017 ALIVE: Art Between Life and Science features artwork inspired by the ground-breaking medical and scientific research being undertaken at the University of York. Six artists were commissioned by the University of York’s Centre for Chronic Diseases and Disorders (C2D2) to produce the work, which highlights the powerful connection between art and science. …

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Private Donor Pledges To Match Donations For York Art Gallery’s Art Happens Campaign

Doug Fishbone, SOS, 2015, installation at New Art Exchange, photo credit Bartosz Kali. 17 March 2017 Thank you to all our donors who have helped us reach 36%. Through Art Fund a private donor has pledged to match donations pound for pound up to a total of £5,000. With just a week to go this is a fantastic opportunity to …

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New Community Exhibition at York Castle Museum Explores 50 Years of York’s LGBT History

14 March 2017 Opening in June 2017, just in time for York Pride, a new community exhibition at York Castle Museum will explore 50 years of York’s LGBT history. The exhibition will tell the story of how LGBT rights in York have grown – from the partial decriminalisation of sex between men in 1967, to the present day – and how …

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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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