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Events - 5 Jun 18

Volunteer’s Gallery Talk – Tue 5 Jun 2018

Exterior photo of York Castle Museum's 'Women's Prison' building opposite the Eye of York

Date: Tuesday 5 June 2018, 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Venue: York Castle Museum

Join one of our knowledgeable volunteers every Tuesday and Thursday for a free talk from 12pm. The subject will vary but will relate to one of the displays in the museum.

Included in admission, no need to book.

Please note that as these talks are volunteer-led, we cannot guarantee that they will always take place. Please ring ahead on 01904 687687 or check with our Welcome Team on arrival in case of cancellation.

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York Festival of Ideas – Curator’s Talk – Tue 5 Jun 2018

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

Date: Tuesday 5 June 2018, 12:30 pm - 1:00 pm
Venue: Yorkshire Museum

Join us for a special curator’s talk as part of the York Festival of Ideas 2018.

A Dinosaur called Alan, Virtually – A past resident of Yorkshire, a huge dinosaur nicknamed Alan, takes pride of place in the Yorkshire Museum’s new exhibition, ‘Yorkshire’s Jurassic World’. Only one of Alan’s bones remains, but through VR (virtual reality) technology, visitors can meet a fully rendered relative, walk around in his world, and even feed him – all within the confines of the gallery space. Find out more about Alan and how we are now able to get closer than ever before to animals that became extinct around 66 million years ago.

Included in admission, no need to book.

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Art Shot Talks – Tue 5 Jun 2018

Exterior photo of York Art Gallery (Giles Rocholl)

Date: Tuesday 5 June 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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