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Events - 12 Sep 19

CANCELLED – Portrait Sculpture Class by Keziah Burt – Wed 11 Sep 2019

CANCELLED - Portrait Sculpture Class by Keziah Burt

Dates: Wednesday 11 September 2019–Wednesday 2 October 2019, 5:00 am - 8:00 am
Venue: York Art Gallery

@ Sketch by Origin, York Art Gallery

Working from a life model you will sculpt a life size portrait under the expert tutelage of Keziah Burt. Over the four weeks you will hone your skills of observation, measuring and sculpting from life.

You will develop an understanding of the underlying bone and muscle structures of the head and neck. How to use tools to manipulate clay to create a real likeness of your model.

No previous art of anatomy experience is necessary

Price per person, 4 week sessions 

Students will leave with their own peg stand and a finished clay sculpture at the end of the four weeks  

£250.00 per person

11th, 18th, 25th September and 2nd October

5pm till 8pm

Book with maria@originyork.co.uk

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Museum monkeys: toys – Thu 12 Sep 2019

Museum monkeys: toys

Date: Thursday 12 September 2019, 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Venue: York Castle Museum


We invite early year explorers to the York Castle Museum to play with traditional toys, look at toys from the collection and make a sock puppet toy.

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’ collections and exhibitions through play. Sessions are a mixture of free flow and adult led activities which all relate to the Early Years curriculum.

Sessions are now FREE! Museum admission applies for adults. (Free admission for under 5’s) Booking Essential

Get 12 months unlimited access to York Art Gallery, York Castle Museum and Yorkshire Museum with a YMT Card.

Sessions run term time only.

Please book sessions using our Eventbrite page, using this link: http://tinyurl.com/oh46tnj

Please Note: If you are unable to attend please cancel your booking to allow others to participate.

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Date: Thursday 12 September 2019, 12:30 pm - 6:00 pm
Venue: York Art Gallery

Join Curator of Fine Art Becky Gee on a tour of the exhibition “Michael Lyons : Ancient & Modern”. Becky will expand on the themes of the exhibition as well as revealing the ways in which the unique setting of the Artists Garden and Edible Wood has been enhanced by Lyons’ monumental sculptures.

Please note the Tour begins in the Artists Garden on the 8 August 12:30 – 1 pm & 5:30 – 6 pm and it is free with the general admission. There is no need to book.

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

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