York Museums Trust

Events - 8 May 19

Sensory Tour: Ruskin, Turner & the Storm Cloud – Wed 8 May 2019

Ruskin, Turner & the Storm Cloud. Watercolours and Drawings. York Art Gallery. New Exhibition. 29 March - 23 June 2019.

Date: Wednesday 8 May 2019, 12:30 pm - 1:15 pm
Venue: York Art Gallery

Enjoy a descriptive and tactile tour of our major new exhibition: Ruskin, Turner & the Storm Cloud.

Everyone over 16 welcome, but especially suitable for partially-sighted or blind adults.

This event is included with your gallery admission. Click here to book your place on Eventbrite.

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Automaton Clock: Talk and Demonstration – Wed 8 May 2019

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

Date: Wednesday 8 May 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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