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Events - 14 Mar 19

Sold Out: Early Year Explorers – Food & the Kitchen – Thu 14 Mar 2019

Cartoon monkey face against yellow background

Date: Thursday 14 March 2019, 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Venue: York Castle Museum

Please note: this event has now sold out.

For all our Early Years Explorers events, visit: Fun for Under 5s at York Museums Trust

Early Years Explorers – Activities for children aged two to five years old which include songs, stories, games and craft activities. Sessions are based on familiar preschool play areas, which are enhanced to help children learn about the museum’s collections and exhibitions through play. Sessions are a mixture of free flow and adult led activities which all relate to the Early Years curriculum.

Food – Wash the pots, have a tea party and investigate the play food.

Sessions are FREE for kids, museum admission applies for adults* – click here to book through Eventbrite.

*Free entry for adults with a YMT Card – 12 months of unlimited access to all York Museums Trust sites.

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Cancelled: Life Drawing and Painting Course – Thu 14 Mar 2019

Exterior photo of York Art Gallery (Giles Rocholl)

Date: Thursday 14 March 2019, 10:30 am - 4:00 pm
Venue: York Art Gallery

This course will give you the opportunity to practise and improve your drawing and painting of the human form.

You will work quickly to try and capture the essential posture of the model, improving your seeing skills and memory over a series of short poses. You will also be encouraged to make more detailed studies of form and features during the longer poses.

A variety of materials may be used to help keep your work lively and spontaneous.

This course:

  • is suitable for beginners and improvers
  • costs £41.50
  • includes two sessions on 7 and 14 March, 10.30am -4pm, with a lunch break

Click here to find out more and book your place.

For all York Art Gallery events, please see our events calendar.

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Volunteer’s Gallery Talk – Thu 14 Mar 2019

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

Date: Thursday 14 March 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 14 Mar 2019

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

Date: Thursday 14 March 2019, 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Venue: York Art Gallery

Join our Visitor Experience Team for talks based on York Art Gallery’s collections and exhibitions.

The talks take place between 2-3pm every day (expect Wednesdays and Saturdays) and are free with gallery admission. There’s no need to book.

For more details, please ask Admissions on the day of your visit.

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