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KIDS CURATORS TALK: JURASSIC!- TUE 6 JUL 2019 – Tue 6 Aug 2019

Two dinosaur heads against a landscape

Date: Tuesday 6 August 2019, 12:30 pm - 1:00 pm
Venue: Yorkshire Museum

Join us for the second of our new style Kids Curators Talks on one of our favourite topic- the dinosaurs! Taking place in a dedicated room, the talk takes the form of participatory involvement including hands on activity or a demonstration.

It is led by curatorial and learning members of staff and suitable for 7-11 years old with provisions included for our early years visitors and they will be in good care.

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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MICHAEL LYONS: ANCIENT 7 MODERN- A CURATOR’S TOUR – Thu 8 Aug 2019

Date: Thursday 8 August 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.

For further information, please ask the admission. on the day of your visit. 

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York Museum Garden Tours – Sun 11 Aug 2019

Date: Sunday 11 August 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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York Museum Garden Tours – Sun 18 Aug 2019

Date: Sunday 18 August 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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York Museum Garden Tours – Sun 25 Aug 2019

Date: Sunday 25 August 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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York Museum Garden Tours – Sun 1 Sep 2019

Date: Sunday 1 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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CURATORS TALKS- ROMAN SLAVES- TUE 3 SEPT 2019 – Tue 3 Sep 2019

Four men dressed as Roman soldiers, all striking different poses.

Date: Tuesday 3 September 2019, 12:30 pm - 1:00 pm
Venue: Yorkshire Museum

This lunchtime talk is ideal for gaining an insight into the Roman empire, culture and their history with their slaves. 

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 latest information or visit our website.

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York Museum Garden Tours – Sun 8 Sep 2019

Date: Sunday 8 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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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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CURATORS TALK- NEW COLLECTION: THE ANATOMY OF AN AMMONITE- TUE 17 SEPT 2019 – Tue 17 Sep 2019

Date: Tuesday 17 September 2019, 12:30 pm - 1:00 pm
Venue: Yorkshire Museum

Ammonites. Ancient creatures from the ocean. Ever wondered why are they build the way they are? 

Join us in a curators talks on this very topic! 

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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