York Museums Trust

Events - 26 May 17

Museum Baby – Toys – Fri 26 May 2017

Museum Baby - Toys

Date: Friday 26 May 2017, 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Venue: York Castle Museum

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 museums!

Toys – Play with traditional wooden toys, look at toys from the collection and listen to the toys story.

£4.00 per child (admission applies for adults) – click here to book through Eventbrite.

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Guide’s Gallery Talk – Fri 26 May 2017

Guide's Gallery Talk

Date: Friday 26 May 2017, 11:45 am - 3:00 pm
Venue: York Castle Museum

Join one of our costumed guides on our famous Victorian street Kirkgate every day at 11.45am and 3.00pm for a free 15 minute informal talk.

Each talk is different but will provide an introduction to Kirkgate, the history of York Castle Museum, and the objects on display, as well as the people who lived and worked in York during the Victorian period of 1870-1901.

Please note that talks are subject to the availability of our guides.

Free with admission, no need to book.

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Aesthetica Art Prize Exhibition Lunchtime Talk – Fri 26 May 2017

Aesthetica Art Prize Exhibition Lunchtime Talk

Date: Friday 26 May 2017, 12:30 pm - 1:00 pm
Venue: York Art Gallery

Further your appreciation of contemporary art and enhance your experience of the Aesthetica Art Prize with lunchtime talks. Led by artists, curators and academics, they offer an insight into current themes in the art world.

Future Now: The Aesthetica Art Prize Shortlist. The 2017 finalists offer insight into their practices, which utilise photography, painting sculpture and installation to address a range of contemporary themes from globalisation to technological advancement.

Free with admission, no need to book.

For the full listing of talks and more information on the exhibition please click here.


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