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Events - 9 Mar 19

Automaton Clock: Talk and Demonstration – Sat 9 Mar 2019

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

Date: Saturday 9 March 2019, 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 – Meet the Author! – Sat 9 Mar 2019

Book held open

Date: Saturday 9 March 2019, 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Venue: Yorkshire Museum

New York Orphan by Rosalind J Kind

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

Come along to any of the sessions 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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