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Events - 28 Feb 19

Four-day Teen Art School – Thu 28 Feb 2019

When All is Quiet. Kaiser Chiefs in Conversation with York Art Gallery. 14 December 2018 to 10 March 2019. Copyright Dani Beck.

Date: Thursday 28 February 2019, 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Venue: York Art Gallery

Join sound artist Rebecca Glover and foley artist Sue Harding for an exciting exploration of the Gallery’s art collection through sound.

Using When All is Quiet as inspiration:

  • learn how to ‘sculpt’ with sound
  • imagine the ‘sonic worlds’ that different objects in our collection may have experienced
  • record your own soundtracks inspired by our objects
  • discover the world of foley recording techniques

This workshop is suitable for young people aged 13-17 and takes place Tuesday 26 February – Friday 1 March 2019, 11am-4pm, including a lunch break. Gallery admission applies.

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York Observatory Open Day – Thu 28 Feb 2019

A building with a triangular roof in a public outdoor space.

Date: Thursday 28 February 2019, 11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Venue: York Museum Gardens

Built in 1832 and 1833 and restored in 1981, York Observatory (which is nestled in York Museum Gardens) is the oldest working observatory in Yorkshire.

It houses a 4inch refractor telescope made by Thomas Cooke in 1850.

Opening hours are subject to the availability of volunteers, so please contact us ahead of your visit.

Our open days are free and there’s no need to book.

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Volunteer’s Gallery Talk – Thu 28 Feb 2019

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

Date: Thursday 28 February 2019, 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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Visitor Experience Team Talks – Thu 28 Feb 2019

A statue of a head. The statue is next to a portrait.

Date: Thursday 28 February 2019, 2:00 pm - 2:55 pm
Venue: York Art Gallery

Join our Welcome Team for our 10 minute Art Shot talks – please ask at Admissions for details.

Included in gallery admission. No need to book.

For all our events, please see our events calendar.

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