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Events - 16 May 19

Early Year Explorers – Landscapes – Thu 16 May 2019

Cartoon monkey face against yellow background

Date: Thursday 16 May 2019, 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Venue: York Art Gallery

Early Year 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.

They’re a mixture of free flow and adult led activities which all relate to the Early Years curriculum.

At this Landscapes session – listen to landscape sounds, play with the felt landscape and farm animals.

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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Lunchtime Talk: What is the Future of Photography? – Thu 16 May 2019

Two women sat crossed-legged either side of a table. The table is outdoors in front of some vegetation.

Date: Thursday 16 May 2019, 12:30 pm - 1:00 pm
Venue: York Art Gallery

The photographs in the Aesthetica Art Prize are both aesthetic and conceptual. What makes an image work and how do photographers express meaning?

In a world riveted by images, it’s never been a more important time to understand the power of this media, and how through social media, images can transform the world in a matter of seconds. Cherie Federico and Kate Simpson discuss.

This event is free with your gallery admission. There’s no need to book.

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Spotlight Talk – Thu 16 May 2019

York Castle Museum exterior

Date: Thursday 16 May 2019, 2:00 pm - 2:10 pm
Venue: York Castle Museum

Find out more about objects on display at York Castle Museum through this programme of short, focused talks.

Join members of our curatorial team as they explore some of the stories York Castle Museum has to share.

This talk is frewith your museum admission. There’s no need to book.

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Visitor Experience Team Talks – Thu 16 May 2019

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

Date: Thursday 16 May 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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