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Outdoor Sketching Course – Tue 24 Apr 2018

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Date: Tuesday 24 April 2018, 10:00 am - 12:30 pm
Venue: York Art Gallery

Following an introductory session at the gallery, the group will go out into the city to do some sketching with experienced tutor Clare Wake. The course runs for five weeks every Tuesday from 24 April 2018. Each session runs from 10am to 12.30pm.

£50 per person for 5 days tuition, free to adults in receipt of means-tested benefits. Includes gallery admission.

Book with WEA online at enrolonline.wea.org.uk or call 0300 3033464.

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Curator’s Talk – Tue 24 Apr 2018

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Date: Tuesday 24 April 2018, 12:30 pm - 1:00 pm
Venue: Yorkshire Museum

Want to find out more about the collections at the Yorkshire Museum? Our knowledgeable curators regularly give free talks that provide further insight into the fantastic objects we have on display.

Today’s talk will be on ‘The Yorkshire Lias – Mud and Monsters‘.

Free with admission, no need to book.

We may occasionally have to change the dates or titles of talks so please phone ahead on 01904 687687 for the latest information. Please visit our Curator’s Talk page for details of future events.

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Art Shot Talks – Tue 24 Apr 2018

Exterior photo of York Art Gallery (Giles Rocholl)

Date: Tuesday 24 April 2018, 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Venue: York Art Gallery

Join our Welcome Team for ten minute talks based on our collections and exhibitions.

Available 2pm, 2.15pm, 2.30pm and 2.45pm on Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays, Fridays and Sundays.

Free with admission, no need to book.

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FOYAG Talk: The Portrait of Monsignor Agucchi – Wed 25 Apr 2018

Exterior photo of York Art Gallery (Giles Rocholl)

Date: Wednesday 25 April 2018, 12:30 pm - 1:00 pm
Venue: York Art Gallery

Join the Friends of York Art Gallery for a fascinating series of regular talks.

25 April: ‘What Makes a Good Portrait?’ – Professor Charles Martindale will talk on ‘The Portrait of Monsignor Agucchi’, attributed to Domenichino.

This talk has been organised by the Friends of York Art Gallery but non-members are welcome to attend.

Free with admission, no need to book.

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Early Years Explorers – Cloth – Thu 26 Apr 2018

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Date: Thursday 26 April 2018, 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Venue: York Art Gallery

Early Years Explorers – 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 gallery’s collections and exhibitions through play. Sessions are a mixture of free flow and adult led activities which all relate to the Early Years curriculum.

Cloth – Discover the different texture cloth, play with rag dolls and make a den with the materials.

Sessions are FREE for kids, museum admission applies for adults* – click here to book through Eventbrite.

*Free entry for adults with a YMT Card – 12 months of unlimited access to all York Museums Trust sites.

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Art Shot Talks – Thu 26 Apr 2018

Exterior photo of York Art Gallery (Giles Rocholl)

Date: Thursday 26 April 2018, 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Venue: York Art Gallery

Join our Welcome Team for ten minute talks based on our collections and exhibitions.

Available 2pm, 2.15pm, 2.30pm and 2.45pm on Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays, Fridays and Sundays.

Free with admission, no need to book.

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SOLD OUT – Museum Baby – Dick Turpin – Fri 27 Apr 2018

Cartoon monkey face on orange background

Date: Friday 27 April 2018, 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Venue: York Castle Museum

This session has now SOLD OUT.

Museum Baby (under two years old) – 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 our museum!

Dick Turpin – Try on the tricorn hat and listen to the Highway rat story.

Sessions are FREE for kids! Gallery admission applies for adults* – this session has now SOLD OUT.

*Free entry for adults with a YMT Card – 12 months of unlimited access to all York Museums Trust sites.

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Art Shot Talks – Fri 27 Apr 2018

Exterior photo of York Art Gallery (Giles Rocholl)

Date: Friday 27 April 2018, 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Venue: York Art Gallery

Join our Welcome Team for ten minute talks based on our collections and exhibitions.

Available 2pm, 2.15pm, 2.30pm and 2.45pm on Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays, Fridays and Sundays.

Free with admission, no need to book.

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York Museum Garden Tours – Sun 29 Apr 2018

Date: Sunday 29 April 2018, 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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Art Shot Talks – Sun 29 Apr 2018

Exterior photo of York Art Gallery (Giles Rocholl)

Date: Sunday 29 April 2018, 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Venue: York Art Gallery

Join our Welcome Team for ten minute talks based on our collections and exhibitions.

Available 2pm, 2.15pm, 2.30pm and 2.45pm on Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays, Fridays and Sundays.

Free with admission, no need to book.

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