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Events - 10 Jun 17

CoCA Day of Clay 2017 – Sat 10 Jun 2017

Interior gallery space with white Victorian vaulted ceiling

Date: Saturday 10 June 2017, 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Venue: York Art Gallery

Join us at the Centre of Ceramic Art, York Art Gallery, for a celebration of ceramics with professional ceramicists as well as a range of hands-on activities and demonstrations throughout the day, including:

  • Artist Kerry Jameson in conversation with Anthony Shaw
  • Nao Matsunaga will be talking and demonstrating his work
  • Live clay performance artists Chris Beale and Ian Howie
  • Bust-making and coil-forming workshops in the Studio
  • ceramics handling with our volunteers

Free with admission, no need to book.

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CANCELLED – Sketching the Vikings with Jake Attree – Sat 10 Jun 2017

Large building with pillars at the entrance with green lawn and blue sky

Date: Saturday 10 June 2017, 10:30 am - 3:30 pm
Venue: Yorkshire Museum

Unfortunately this event has been cancelled. We apologise for any inconvenience. 

Join us for this informal, Adult Learning workshop lead by York-born artist Jake Attree. Develop your drawing and sketching skills with expert tuition as you get up close to the artefacts on display in our immersive Vikings Exhibition.

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Guide’s Gallery Talk – Sat 10 Jun 2017

Date: Saturday 10 June 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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YMT Book Club – The Double Tongue by William Golding – Sat 10 Jun 2017

Book held open

Date: Saturday 10 June 2017, 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Venue: Yorkshire Museum

Published posthumously after his death, Golding’s final novel tells the story of the Pythia, the priestess of Apollo at Delphi who prophesies in the shadowy years of the 1st century BC when the Romans were securing their grip on the tribes and cities of Greece.

Free with admission, no need to book.

Please click here to see all of our current YMT Book Club dates.

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