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Events - 12 Jun 19

York Museum Gardens Forest School – Tue 11 Jun 2019

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Dates: Tuesday 11 June 2019–Wednesday 12 June 2019, 9:30 am - 11:30 am
Venue: York Museum Gardens

The outdoors can be a magical adventure for our little explorers and here at York Museums Trust we are excited to launch our York Museum Gardens Forest School. Children will be led through stories and adventures by our experienced Forest School qualified leader. Come along and join in our foraging, building, exploring and nature tracking activities that are designed to develop your little ones skills through fun and adventure. Find out more here.

Six weekly sessions lasting two hours, aimed towards children aged 2 – 5 years old.

Each session is £10, book via Eventbrite.

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Automaton Clock: Talk and Demonstration – Wed 12 Jun 2019

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

Date: Wednesday 12 June 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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Drawn to Music: Adult Drawing Session – Wed 12 Jun 2019

Exterior photo of York Art Gallery (Giles Rocholl)

Date: Wednesday 12 June 2019, 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Venue: York Art Gallery

Join artist Jake Attree to discover the delights of being inspired by paintings in York Art Gallery’s collection through drawing to music.

No experience of drawing or music required, just enthusiasm!

This event is included in York Art Gallery admission. Click here to book your place.

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