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Portrait Sculpture Class by Keziah Burt – Wed 11 Sep 2019

Dates: Wednesday 11 September 2019–Wednesday 2 October 2019, 5:00 am - 8:00 am
Venue: York Art Gallery

@ Sketch by Origin, York Art Gallery

Working from a life model you will sculpt a life size portrait under the expert tutelage of Keziah Burt. Over the four weeks you will hone your skills of observation, measuring and sculpting from life.

You will develop an understanding of the underlying bone and muscle structures of the head and neck. How to use tools to manipulate clay to create a real likeness of your model.

No previous art of anatomy experience is necessary

Price per person, 4 week sessions 

Students will leave with their own peg stand and a finished clay sculpture at the end of the four weeks  

£250.00 per person

11th, 18th, 25th September and 2nd October

5pm till 8pm

Book with maria@originyork.co.uk

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CURATORS TALK- NEW COLLECTION: THE ANATOMY OF AN AMMONITE – Tue 17 Sep 2019

Date: Tuesday 17 September 2019, 12:30 pm - 1:00 pm
Venue: Yorkshire Museum

Ammonites. Ancient creatures from the ocean. Ever wondered why are they build the way they are? 

Join us in a curators talks on this very topic! 

This talk is included with your museum admission. There’s no need to book.

Please call 01904 687687 or email enquiries@ymt.org.uk before your visit for the further information or visit our website.

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Curator’s Choice- The Triumph of Pan – Wed 18 Sep 2019

Date: Wednesday 18 September 2019, 12:30 pm - 1:00 pm
Venue: York Art Gallery

Nina Cahill McCrindle Curatorial Fellow of Paintings 1600 – 1800

Nicolas Poussin’s The Triumph of Pan is one of the National Gallery’s most significant works and will be the centrepiece of a new exhibition at York Art Gallery this summer.

The work depicts a mythical celebration of nymphs and satyrs revelling before a statue of Pam, the god of woods and fields. Curatorial Fellow of Paintings 1600-1800 Nina Cahill will be joining us from the National Gallery to discuss the painting and answer questions afterwards.

This event is free with your gallery admission. There’s no need to book.

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museum baby: Romans – Fri 20 Sep 2019

Cartoon monkey face on orange background

Date: Friday 20 September 2019, 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Venue: Yorkshire Museum

Romans

We invite babies (under two years old) to the Yorkshire Museum to make a Roman arch way and dress up as a Roman Solider.

Special baby sessions linked to exhibitions, including songs and sensory activities for babies and their carers. Sessions are a mixture of free flow and adult led activities which all relate to the early years Curriculum. A perfect introduction to museums!

Sessions are now FREE! Museum admission applies for adults. (Free admission for under 5’s) Booking Essential

Get 12 months unlimited access to York Art Gallery, York Castle Museum and Yorkshire Museum with a YMT Card.

Sessions run term time only.

Please book sessions using our Eventbrite page, using this link: http://tinyurl.com/oh46tnj

Please Note: If you are unable to attend please cancel your booking to allow others to participate.

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York Museum Garden Tours – Sun 22 Sep 2019

Date: Sunday 22 September 2019, 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Venue: York Museum Gardens

Meet inside the Museum Street gates and gain an insight into one of the most popular gardens in York. The gardens contain a wealth of plant life, botanical specimens and wildlife, as well as the spectacular ruins of St Mary’s Abbey and the Roman Multangular Tower. Our knowledgeable guides will show you the highlights of this truly unique garden.

Tours start at 1pm every Sunday and last approximately one hour.

Free, no need to book.

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Mindfulness, Drawing and Writing Course – Tue 24 Sep 2019

Dates: Tuesday 24 September 2019–Tuesday 26 November 2019, 10:15 am - 12:45 pm
Venue: York Art Gallery

Tuesdays: 24 Sep, 1 Oct, 8 Oct, 15 Oct (2 week break over half term), 5 Nov, 12 Nov, 19 Nov and 26 Nov. 10.15am – 12.45pm

An 8 week course run by The Creative Space, exploring the relationship between mindfulness and creativity.

Course fees apply. Gallery admission applies. For further information and to book your place, please visit the Eventbrite page for The Creative Space: mdwcourseaut19.eventbrite.co.uk.

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Museum monkeys: mills – Thu 26 Sep 2019

Cartoon monkey face on orange background

Date: Thursday 26 September 2019, 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Venue: York Castle Museum

Mills 

We invite early year explorers to the York Castle Museum to make the water wheel turn, play with flour to make gloop and make a wind mill.

Activities for children aged two to five years old which include songs, stories, games and craft activities. Sessions are based on familiar preschool play areas, which are enhanced to help children learn about the museum’ collections and exhibitions through play. Sessions are a mixture of free flow and adult led activities which all relate to the Early Years curriculum.

Sessions are now FREE! Museum admission applies for adults. (Free admission for under 5’s) Booking Essential

Get 12 months unlimited access to York Art Gallery, York Castle Museum and Yorkshire Museum with a YMT Card.

Sessions run term time only.

Please book sessions using our Eventbrite page, using this link: http://tinyurl.com/oh46tnj

Please Note: If you are unable to attend please cancel your booking to allow others to participate.

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museum baby: minibeasts & gardens – Fri 27 Sep 2019

Cartoon monkey face on orange background

Date: Friday 27 September 2019, 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Venue: Yorkshire Museum

Minibeasts & Gardens

We invite babies (under two years old) to the Yorkshire Museum to find the minibeasts in the sand and help the squirrel find the acorns.

Special baby sessions linked to exhibitions, including songs and sensory activities for babies and their carers. Sessions are a mixture of free flow and adult led activities which all relate to the early years Curriculum. A perfect introduction to museums!

Sessions are now FREE! Museum admission applies for adults. (Free admission for under 5’s) Booking Essential

Get 12 months unlimited access to York Art Gallery, York Castle Museum and Yorkshire Museum with a YMT Card.

Sessions run term time only.

Please book sessions using our Eventbrite page, using this link: http://tinyurl.com/oh46tnj

Please Note: If you are unable to attend please cancel your booking to allow others to participate.

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BOTANICAL DRAWING AND PAINTING – Sat 28 Sep 2019

Date: Saturday 28 September 2019, 10:30 am - 3:00 pm
Venue: Yorkshire Museum

The course will be taught by step by introduction to botanical drawing and painting. Students will receive personalised guidance from a friendly tutor, all within a supportive environment.

This talk is included with your museum admission. There’s no need to book.

Please call 01904 687687 or email enquiries@ymt.org.uk before your visit for the futher information or visit our website.

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Botanical Drawing and Painting – Sat 28 Sep 2019

Date: Saturday 28 September 2019, 10:30 am - 3:00 pm
Venue: Yorkshire Museum

The course will be taught by step by introduction to botanical drawing and painting. Students will
receive personalised guidance from a friendly tutor, all within a supportive environment.

£38 per person, includes museum admission. For more information please visit www.yortime.org.uk, phone 01904 552806 or email york.learning@york.gov.uk

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