York Castle Museum
Meet Dick Turpin!
Saturday 8th and Sunday 9th February
Saturday 29th Feb and Sunday 1st March
Saturday 14th and Sunday 15th March
11am – 1pm & 2pm – 4pm
Highwayman Dick Turpin, was held in the prison buildings which now house York Castle Museum for the last six months of his life, and would …
York Art Gallery presents Miller’s largest solo exhibition to date
14 Feb – 31 May 2020
Harland Miller: York, So Good They Named It Once will feature some of Miller’s best-known works alongside new paintings created especially for the exhibition.
These include his renowned ‘Penguin Book Covers’, inspired by the dust jackets of volumes from the 1950 …
The world-famous late 16th century portrait of Richard III will go on display at the Yorkshire Museum as part of a new exhibition, in summer 2020.
The painting, which has become synonymous with the depiction of Richard III, is on loan from the National Portrait Gallery, London, and will be displayed alongside the museum’s outstanding …
Every weekend, 16th November — 24th December
Step foot into a story book full of Dickensian characters and surround yourself in the magic of Christmas past at York Castle Museum this festive season.
Every weekend from November 16 the museum’s decorated Victorian street Kirkgate will come to life – will you spot Ebenezer Scrooge as he walks …
Opening 23 November 2019
See the ground-breaking works of Gillian Lowndes (1936-2010), the most radical ceramicist of the twentieth century, in the new exhibition Gillian Lowndes: On the Edge, showcased in the Centre of Ceramic Arts (CoCA) at York Art Gallery.
From the 1970s onwards, artist Gillian Lowndes was at the forefront of a new style of …
A major new exhibition featuring the earliest works and “lost pots” of one of Britain’s most well known artists is coming to York next summer.
Grayson Perry: The Pre-Therapy Years will be showcased from 12 June – 20 September 2020 at the Centre of Ceramic Art (CoCA).
The touring exhibition, developed by the Holburne Museum in Bath, is …
The imagination, science and sublime skill behind the creation of an iconic artwork will be the focus of a major new exhibition at York Art Gallery this October.
The exhibition takes its inspiration from an important late fifteenth-century painting by the Dieric Bouts workshop, Saint Luke Drawing the Virgin and Child, on loan from The …
A New Trail in York Museum Gardens Celebrates Victorian Visionaries
29 August- 4 November 2019
The first photographs taken in York, depicting Victorian visionaries, innovators and influencers, are on display in York Museum Gardens and Library Lawn as part of a new trail.
In 1844, the greatest scientific minds in the UK gathered for the York meeting of the …
An 800 year old Figure of Christ originally belonging to the monks of York’s St Mary’s Abbey has returned to the city for the first time in nearly two centuries.
The internationally significant find survived the brutal Dissolution of the Monasteries by Henry VIII and was rediscovered in 1826 as plans were being drawn up …