DATE: 2 February 2022
York Art Gallery partners with LGBT Forum to re-display the permanent collection from a LGBTQIA+ perspective
Launching Wednesday 2 February 2022
York Art Gallery and the York LGBT Forum have been working to queer the Burton Gallery by telling the stories and sharing the perspectives of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, intersex, and asexual (LGBTQIA+) …
DATE: 20 December 2021
York Museums Trust’s project #CuratorBattle has been shortlisted in the ‘Being Social’ category at this years’ Digital Culture Awards, brought to you by Art Council England and the Digital Culture Network.
The winner will be announced at a virtual awards ceremony which will take place on 20 January 2022.
#CuratorBattle was created in March 2020 …
DATE: 13 December 2021
In support of the health and wellbeing of its staff, York Museums Trust will close to the public and pause all activities behind the scenes for one week in early January 2022.
Like many cultural institutions and charities, York Museums Trust has had a challenging 18 months surviving the pandemic. Staff have worked hard, dealing …
DATE: 24 November 2021
York Museums Trust are delighted to be partnering with House of Memories, an award-winning dementia awareness programme developed by National Museums Liverpool, to launch a new and free digital app that will help people living with dementia.
The newly created package, entitled ‘York Memories’, will help people recall memories using a variety of …
DATE: 23rd November 2021
York Art Gallery are delighted to have been selected as finalists for Large Visitor Attraction of the Year at the Visit York Awards 2022.
Winners will be announced at a prestigious awards ceremony on 3 March 2022 at York Racecourse, hosted by York Mix Radio presenters Ben Fry and Laura Castle.
The Visit York Tourism …
New research project, ‘Heritage Hunters’, will look back in time and find out about the people who have previously lived in the area
To register your interest, please fill in this form
York Museums Trust are excited to be working with residents from York’s Hull Road in a new community project involving research into …
A range of plants, including over 30 varieties of tulips, to be planted in York Museum Gardens following the donation
York Museums Trust are delighted to have received a generous donation of £3000 from the Rider York Sports and Social Club, whose members work for bus operator First York. The funds have helped purchase more than 7000 bulbs …
DATE: 11th November 2021
Step foot into a Christmas tale at York Castle Museum this winter and rediscover all the magic of the season!
Our famous Victorian Street, Kirkgate, has been transformed into a glistening snow-covered ‘stage’ where spectacular large-scale projections present a very special Christmas story full of festive cheer.
As the theatrical curtain rises, …
DATE: 28th October 2021
The Yorkshire Tea Ceremony
W.A. Ismay’s remarkable post-war ceramics collection to go on display in new exhibition at York Art Gallery’s Centre of Ceramic Art
Opens 30 October 2021
Explore the remarkable collection of W.A. Ismay MBE (1910 – 2001), the UK’s most prolific collector of post-war British studio pottery, in a …
DATE: 13th October 2021
1,800-year-old hoard, including a bust of the Emperor Marcus Aurelius, secured thanks to generous support of Richard Beleson, other individual donors, Art Fund and David Aaron Ltd
A ‘truly exceptional’ 1,800-year-old Roman hoard, which includes a bust of the Roman Emperor Marcus Aurelius, has been acquired by the Yorkshire Museum.
The 13cm …