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Events - 15 Oct 19

Mindfulness, Drawing and Writing Course – Tue 24 Sep 2019

Dates: Tuesday 24 September 2019–Tuesday 26 November 2019, 10:15 am - 12:45 pm
Venue: York Art Gallery

Tuesdays: 24 Sep, 1 Oct, 8 Oct, 15 Oct (2 week break over half term), 5 Nov, 12 Nov, 19 Nov and 26 Nov. 10.15am – 12.45pm

An 8 week course run by The Creative Space, exploring the relationship between mindfulness and creativity.

Course fees apply. Gallery admission applies. For further information and to book your place, please visit the Eventbrite page for The Creative Space: mdwcourseaut19.eventbrite.co.uk.

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180th anniversary of Queen Victoria proposing marriage to Albert: Dressmaking Workshop – Tue 15 Oct 2019

Date: Tuesday 15 October 2019, 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Venue: York Art Gallery

The 15th October marks the 180th anniversary of Queen Victoria proposing marriage to Albert.

To mark the event work alongside artist Alison Welsh, embellishing a crinoline inspired dress with buttons. Take inspiration from the ceramic buttons of Dame Lucie Rie surrounding you whilst you stitch under the Victorian roof space of CoCA, York Art Gallery Centre of Ceramic Art.

The resulting dress will remain on display in the exhibition.

Drop-in artist-led workshop suitable for adults and children over the age of 8 with accompanying adults. Baby friendly resources are available.

Included in Art Gallery admission. No need to book.

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The 180th anniversary of Queen Victoria proposing marriage to Albert Celebrations: Beautiful Buttons – Tue 15 Oct 2019

Date: Tuesday 15 October 2019, 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Venue: York Art Gallery

Date: Tuesday 15th October 2019, 11 am – 12:00 pm and 1-4pm
Venue: York Art Gallery

The 15th October marks the 180th anniversary of Queen Victoria proposing marriage to Albert.

To mark the event work alongside artist Alison Welsh, embellishing a crinoline inspired dress with buttons. Take inspiration from the ceramic buttons of Dame Lucie Rie surrounding you whilst you stitch under the Victorian roof space of CoCA, York Art Gallery Centre of Ceramic Art.

The resulting dress will remain on display in the exhibition.

Drop-in artist-led workshop suitable for adults and children over the age of 8 with accompanying adults. Baby friendly resources are available.

Included in Art Gallery admission. No need to book.

 

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180th anniversary of Queen Victoria proposing marriage to Albert: A talk with Alison Welsh – Tue 15 Oct 2019

Date: Tuesday 15 October 2019, 12:00 pm - 12:30 pm
Venue: York Art Gallery

Join Alison Welsh for a free 30 minute talk as we mark the 180th anniversary of Queen Victoria proposing marriage to Albert. Alison Welsh is Head of Fashion Research at Manchester Metropolitan University and is based within the Manchester Fashion Institute. She is a fashion designer and educator who additionally works with communities and museums, advocating fashion and textiles as instruments for social change.

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Celebrating the 180th anniversary of Queen Victoria proposing marriage to Albert – Tue 15 Oct 2019

Date: Tuesday 15 October 2019, 12:00 pm - 12:30 pm
Venue: York Art Gallery

Date: Tuesday 15th October, 12-12:30pm
Venue: York Art Gallery

Join Alison Welsh for a free 30 minute talk as we mark the 180th anniversary of Queen Victoria proposing marriage to Albert. Alison Welsh is Head of Fashion Research at Manchester Metropolitan University and is based within the Manchester Fashion Institute. She is a fashion designer and educator who additionally works with communities and museums, advocating fashion and textiles as instruments for social change.

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CURATORS TALK: YEAR OF THE FLY – Tue 15 Oct 2019

A green beetle on a bed of yellow flowers.

Date: Tuesday 15 October 2019, 12:30 pm - 1:00 pm
Venue: Yorkshire Museum

Join us n this lunch talk with the Year of the Fly organisation to fully educate the importance of all flies, their role in nature and in the human society.  

“Year of the Fly” is also an opportunity for fly specialists to showcase their research work and new discoveries in the field and make these more widely known.

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

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

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180th anniversary of Queen Victoria proposing marriage to Albert: Dressmaking Workshop – Tue 15 Oct 2019

Date: Tuesday 15 October 2019, 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Venue: York Art Gallery

The 15th October marks the 180th anniversary of Queen Victoria proposing marriage to Albert.

To mark the event work alongside artist Alison Welsh, embellishing a crinoline inspired dress with buttons. Take inspiration from the ceramic buttons of Dame Lucie Rie surrounding you whilst you stitch under the Victorian roof space of CoCA, York Art Gallery Centre of Ceramic Art.

The resulting dress will remain on display in the exhibition.

Drop-in artist-led workshop suitable for adults and children over the age of 8 with accompanying adults. Baby friendly resources are available.

Included in Art Gallery admission. No need to book.

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