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Events - 21 Aug 19

THE FIFTY SIX MILLION YEAR SUMMER ACTIVITIES – Tue 23 Jul 2019

Dates: Tuesday 23 July 2019–Sunday 1 September 2019, 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Venue: Yorkshire Museum

Want to travel back in time to feel what earth is like millions of years ago?

From Deep Oceans through Dinosaur Country to Coral Seas where ancient species of fish lived. Join us over the summer as we create three very different environments filled with the variety of Jurassic Life forms that would have inhabited them.

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

Please call 01904 687687 or email enquiries@ymt.org.uk before your visit for the further information or visit our website.

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Storytime and Rhyme with Christina Gabbitas – Wed 21 Aug 2019

Date: Wednesday 21 August 2019, 10:00 am - 2:45 pm
Venue: York Castle Museum

Christina Gabbitas is an English children’s author and has created a story specifically for York Castle Museum. Come along and join one of our interactive storytelling workshop sessions led by Christina, based on her new story.

Part of Explore York Summer Reading Challenge and Arts Award Discover.

Please note the time of this will be 10 am – 10.45 am; 11 am – 11.45 am; 1 pm – 1.45 pm and 2 pm – 2.45 pm

Included in admission, with a charge of £4.50 for your Arts Award Discover Certificate. No need to book. 

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Curator’s Choice- Sounds Like Her – Wed 21 Aug 2019

Date: Wednesday 21 August 2019, 12:30 pm - 1:00 pm
Venue: York Art Gallery

Join Curator of Fine Art Becky Gee to explore the different artworks in Sounds Like Her: Gender, Sound Art & Sonic Cultures.

Artists included are Ain Bailey, Sonia Boyce MBE RA, Linda O’Keeffe, Madeleine Mbida, Magda Stawarska-Beavan and Christine Sun Kim.

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

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