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Events - 10 Nov 18

Automaton Clock: Talk and Demonstration – Sat 10 Nov 2018

A person placing their gloved hand on a highly decorated clock.

Date: Saturday 10 November 2018, 2:00 pm - 2:15 pm
Venue: York Art Gallery

Join us for this talk on the Automaton Clock, an extravagant clock featuring moving figures and sound.

In this talk, we’ll discuss this fascinating clock and what we know about its history. Afterwards, we’ll activate the clock so you can see its many decorations brought to life.

The talk starts at 2pm, will last between 5-10 minutes and is included with your gallery admission. For our admission prices, please see our visitor information page.

In the meantime, why not see some of the other fascinating objects in our collection?

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Book Club: Home Fire by Kamila Shamsi – Sat 10 Nov 2018

Book held open

Date: Saturday 10 November 2018, 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Venue: Yorkshire Museum

Join the book club with a difference. A friendly bunch of people who are passionate about history, museums and books.

Come along for a lively discussion, regardless of whether you liked or even finished the book!

Included in museum admission. No need to book.

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SOLD OUT: The Annual CoCA Lecture – Sat 10 Nov 2018

Three coloured bowls on a stand with a white logo

Date: Saturday 10 November 2018, 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Venue: York Art Gallery

Please note: this event has now sold out. For all our upcoming events, please see our events calendar.

Come along to The Annual CoCA lecture at the York Art Gallery and join the talented Alex McErlain (a potter, collector, curator, writer, filmmaker and former university lecturer) as he explores the past, present and future of studio ceramics.

Ticket holders can enjoy some time browsing our collection of British Studio Ceramics, which is the largest and amongst the most important in the UK.

This year’s speaker will be Alex McErlain. Tickets are £8 plus a booking fee.

For more information, and to book your place, visit The Annual CoCA Lecture 2018: An Imaginary Retrospective By Alex McErlain

This event is in association with the Friends of York Art Gallery and Northern Potters.

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