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Events - 18 May 19

Textiles – Embroidered Woodland Creatures – Sat 18 May 2019

Date: Saturday 18 May 2019, 10:30 am - 3:30 pm
Venue: York Castle Museum

This session is an opportunity experiment with design and embroidery to create a lovely woodland animal decoration.

Patterns and all instructions will be provided.

We will be working with felt, fabrics and colourful threads to make a forest full of creatures, including foxes, bears, squirrels, little trees and mushrooms along with anything else you can think of!

There will be time to experiment with embroidery and construction techniques.

This event costs £36 per person plus £5 for all materials, and includes Castle Museum admission.

For more information please visit www.yortime.org.uk, phone 01904 552806 or email york.learning@york.gov.uk.

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Automaton Clock: Talk and Demonstration – Sat 18 May 2019

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

Date: Saturday 18 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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Artist Gallery Talk with Emma Stibbon – Sat 18 May 2019

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

Date: Saturday 18 May 2019, 2:30 pm - 3:00 pm
Venue: York Art Gallery

This exciting talk is the perfect way for you to discover more about Emma’s work in our fantastic Ruskin, Turner & the Storm Cloud exhibition.

This event is included in admission to York Art Gallery. There’s no need to book.

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