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York Museum Garden Tours – Sun 12 Jan 2020

Date: Sunday 12 January 2020, 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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Curator Talk: Fulford Ring – Tue 14 Jan 2020

Date: Tuesday 14 January 2020, 12:30 pm - 1:00 pm
Venue: Yorkshire Museum

Come explore the history behind the Fulford ring. Our lunchtime talks are ideal for gaining an insight into some of our most interesting artefacts from our archaeology and natural science collections. Talks take place Tuesdays 12.30-1pm and are FREE with admission. There’s no need to book.

Please note that we may occasionally have to change the dates or titles of talks – please call 01904 687687 or email enquiries@ymt.org.uk before your visit for the latest information.

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Skills Talk on Gallery: A Practitioners View – Wed 15 Jan 2020

Date: Wednesday 15 January 2020, All Day
Venue: York Art Gallery

Artist Christopher Cook will consider collage techniques developed by the Surrealist movement that have influenced his work in the current exhibition, Making a Masterpiece: Bouts and Beyond (c.1450–2020).

10:30am-12pm and 2pm-4:30pm

Included in admission, just drop-in.

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Making a Masterpiece – Wed 15 Jan 2020

Date: Wednesday 15 January 2020, 12:30 pm - 1:00 pm
Venue: York Art Gallery

In this talk, artist Christopher Cook will discuss the ideas and processes that inform the current sequence of works he has on display in the exhibition, Making a Masterpiece: Bouts and Beyond (c.1450–2020), including his responses to individual works in York Art Gallery’s own collection. He will reveal important lessons we can learn from the Dutch Still Life genre, and its relevance for our contemporary age, as well as discussing methods he employs in his practice to unlock the creative imagination.

Included in admission, just drop-in.

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Skills Talk on Gallery: Drawing with Silver – Fri 17 Jan 2020

Date: Friday 17 January 2020, 10:30 am - 4:30 pm
Venue: York Art Gallery

Artist Toni Watts will be working on a couple of drawings in the Madsen Gallery. Come and hear her chat about the techniques behind metalpoint. Why did artists draw with silver? How different is it to modern graphite? Why is it still used?

10.30am – 1pm and 2pm – 4.30pm

Included in admission. No need to book.

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York Museum Garden Tours – Sun 19 Jan 2020

Date: Sunday 19 January 2020, 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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York Museum Garden Tours – Sun 26 Jan 2020

Date: Sunday 26 January 2020, 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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Curator Talk: How to Fossilise a slug – Tue 28 Jan 2020

Date: Tuesday 28 January 2020, 12:30 pm - 1:00 pm
Venue: Yorkshire Museum

Our lunchtime talks are ideal for gaining an insight into some of our most interesting artefacts from our archaeology and natural science collections. Talks take place Tuesdays 12.30-1pm and are FREE with admission. There’s no need to book.

Please note that we may occasionally have to change the dates or titles of talks – please call 01904 687687 or email enquiries@ymt.org.uk before your visit for the latest information.

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York Museum Garden Tours – Sun 2 Feb 2020

Date: Sunday 2 February 2020, 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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York Museum Garden Tours – Sun 9 Feb 2020

Date: Sunday 9 February 2020, 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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