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Events - 15 Sep 19

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

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: Emergency service – Sun 15 Sep 2019

Cartoon monkey face on orange background

Date: Sunday 15 September 2019, 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Venue: York Castle Museum

Emergency Services

We invite early year explorers to the York Castle Museum to play with the emergency service cars, find the toys that Burglar Bill has stolen and make a burglar mask.

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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York Museum Garden Tours – Sun 15 Sep 2019

Date: Sunday 15 September 2019, 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Venue: York Museum Gardens

Meet inside the Museum Street gates and gain an insight into one of the most popular gardens in York. The gardens contain a wealth of plant life, botanical specimens and wildlife, as well as the spectacular ruins of St Mary’s Abbey and the Roman Multangular Tower. Our knowledgeable guides will show you the highlights of this truly unique garden.

Tours start at 1pm every Sunday and last approximately one hour.

Free, no need to book.

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Afternoon Tea at Sketch by Origin – Sun 15 Sep 2019

Date: Sunday 15 September 2019, 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Venue: York Art Gallery

Join us on the 15th September 2019 at York Art Gallery to celebrate the closing of the extremely successful ‘Sounds Like Her’ exhibition. We want to do our part to celebrate women, so bring your mothers, daughters, aunties and friends to the most deliciously empowering afternoon tea of the year.

Cava Afternoon Tea £20 per person

Champagne Afternoon Tea £25 per person

£2 per person will be donated to Macmillan Cancer Research

To book please call 07973 509794

or email maria@originyork.co.uk

 

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