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Visitor Experience Team Talks – Mon 20 May 2019

A statue of a head. The statue is next to a portrait.

Date: Monday 20 May 2019, 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Venue: York Art Gallery

Join our Visitor Experience Team for talks based on York Art Gallery’s collections and exhibitions.

The talks take place between 2-3pm every day (expect Wednesdays and Saturdays) and are free with gallery admission. There’s no need to book.

For more details, please ask Admissions on the day of your visit.

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Visitor Experience Team Talks – Tue 21 May 2019

A statue of a head. The statue is next to a portrait.

Date: Tuesday 21 May 2019, 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Venue: York Art Gallery

Join our Visitor Experience Team for talks based on York Art Gallery’s collections and exhibitions.

The talks take place between 2-3pm every day (expect Wednesdays and Saturdays) and are free with gallery admission. There’s no need to book.

For more details, please ask Admissions on the day of your visit.

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Curator’s Choice – Suzanne Fagence Cooper discusses Ruskin, Turner & the Storm Cloud – Wed 22 May 2019

Ruskin, Turner & the Storm Cloud. Watercolours and Drawings. York Art Gallery. New Exhibition. 29 March - 23 June 2019.

Date: Wednesday 22 May 2019, 12:30 pm - 1:00 pm
Venue: York Art Gallery

Our Curator’s Choice talk is the perfect way for you to discover more about the fantastic collections at York Art Gallery.

This event is included with your gallery admission.

For all our upcoming events, see our events calendar.

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Automaton Clock: Talk and Demonstration – Wed 22 May 2019

A person placing their gloved hand on a highly decorated clock.

Date: Wednesday 22 May 2019, 2:00 pm - 2:15 pm
Venue: York Art Gallery

Join us for this talk on the Automaton Clock, an extravagant clock featuring moving figures and sound.

In this talk, we’ll discuss this fascinating clock and what we know about its history. Afterwards, we’ll activate the clock so you can see its many decorations brought to life.

The talk starts at 2pm, will last between 5-10 minutes and is included with your gallery admission. For our admission prices, please see our visitor information page.

In the meantime, why not see some of the other fascinating objects in our collection?

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Visitor Experience Team Talks – Thu 23 May 2019

A statue of a head. The statue is next to a portrait.

Date: Thursday 23 May 2019, 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Venue: York Art Gallery

Join our Visitor Experience Team for talks based on York Art Gallery’s collections and exhibitions.

The talks take place between 2-3pm every day (expect Wednesdays and Saturdays) and are free with gallery admission. There’s no need to book.

For more details, please ask Admissions on the day of your visit.

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Birthday Buttons – Fri 24 May 2019

Exterior photo of York Art Gallery (Giles Rocholl)

Date: Friday 24 May 2019, 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Venue: York Art Gallery

Celebrate the 200th anniversary of Queen Victoria today at York Art Gallery.

Work alongside artist Alison Welsh, embellishing a crinoline inspired dress with buttons. Take inspiration from the ceramic buttons of Dame Lucie Rie surrounding you whilst you stitch.

The resulting dress will remain on display in the exhibition.

Drop-in artist-led workshop suitable for adults and children over the age of 8 with accompanying adults. Baby friendly resources are available.

Included in Art Gallery admission. No need to book.

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Visitor Experience Team Talks – Fri 24 May 2019

A statue of a head. The statue is next to a portrait.

Date: Friday 24 May 2019, 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Venue: York Art Gallery

Join our Visitor Experience Team for talks based on York Art Gallery’s collections and exhibitions.

The talks take place between 2-3pm every day (expect Wednesdays and Saturdays) and are free with gallery admission. There’s no need to book.

For more details, please ask Admissions on the day of your visit.

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Automaton Clock: Talk and Demonstration – Sat 25 May 2019

A person placing their gloved hand on a highly decorated clock.

Date: Saturday 25 May 2019, 2:00 pm - 2:15 pm
Venue: York Art Gallery

Join us for this talk on the Automaton Clock, an extravagant clock featuring moving figures and sound.

In this talk, we’ll discuss this fascinating clock and what we know about its history. Afterwards, we’ll activate the clock so you can see its many decorations brought to life.

The talk starts at 2pm, will last between 5-10 minutes and is included with your gallery admission. For our admission prices, please see our visitor information page.

In the meantime, why not see some of the other fascinating objects in our collection?

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York Museum Garden Tours – Sun 26 May 2019

Date: Sunday 26 May 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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Visitor Experience Team Talks – Sun 26 May 2019

A statue of a head. The statue is next to a portrait.

Date: Sunday 26 May 2019, 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Venue: York Art Gallery

Join our Visitor Experience Team for talks based on York Art Gallery’s collections and exhibitions.

The talks take place between 2-3pm every day (expect Wednesdays and Saturdays) and are free with gallery admission. There’s no need to book.

For more details, please ask Admissions on the day of your visit.

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