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Events - 23 Oct 18

MBCr: Mindfulness Based Creativity Course – Tue 23 Oct 2018

Exterior photo of York Art Gallery (Giles Rocholl)

Date: Tuesday 23 October 2018, 10:30 am - 1:00 pm
Venue: York Art Gallery

Mindfulness Based Creativity (MBCr) is an 8-week group course exploring the relationship between mindfulness and creativity as a means of playfully enhancing wellbeing and getting in touch with living the life we always imagined. It provides an exploration of mindfulness meditation and creative writing and drawing exercises in each session. Your tutors will be Dr Lauri Bower and professional artist Clare Belbin-Carlie of the Northern Centre for Mindfulness and Compassion (NCMC).

Sessions take place 25 September, 2, 9, 16, 23 October, 6, 13 & 20 November 2018, 10.30am to 1.00pm.

£250 early bird or £275 for the 8 weeks. YMT Membership is also required for this course (£22 max. concessions are available.)

For further information or to book your place please click here.

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Volunteer’s Gallery Talk – Tue 23 Oct 2018

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

Date: Tuesday 23 October 2018, 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Venue: York Castle Museum

Please note: this talk has now finished. For our upcoming events, see our events calendar.

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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Mystery Solved – A Gold Plaque from Roman York – Tue 23 Oct 2018

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

Date: Tuesday 23 October 2018, 12:30 pm - 1:00 pm
Venue: Yorkshire Museum

This Curator’s Talk is ideal for gaining an insight into one of the most interesting artefacts from our collections.

This talk is free with your admission. There’s no need to book.

Please note that we may have to change the date or title of this talk – please call 01904 687687 or email enquiries@ymt.org.uk before your visit for the latest information.

In the meantime, why not see what other Curator’s Talks we have coming up?

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Cancelled: Explore and Draw: Strata – Rock – Dust – Stars – Tue 23 Oct 2018

A woman walking through an art installation. The ground is covered in what looks like snow.

Date: Tuesday 23 October 2018, 3:00 pm - 4:15 pm
Venue: Yorkshire Museum

Please note: this talk has now been cancelled.

Listen to a short talk from Assistant Curator of Natural Science Stuart Ogilvy, then create drawings with artist Griselda Goldsbrough, exploring drawing and sketching techniques.

This event is £15 per person, including admission to York Art Gallery and Yorkshire Museum.

Book your place here.

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