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Automaton Clock: Talk and Demonstration – Sat 5 Jan 2019

A person placing their gloved hand on a highly decorated clock.

Date: Saturday 5 January 2019, 2:00 pm - 2:15 pm
Venue: York Art Gallery

Join us for this talk on the Automaton Clock, an extravagant clock featuring moving figures and sound.

In this talk, we’ll discuss this fascinating clock and what we know about its history. Afterwards, we’ll activate the clock so you can see its many decorations brought to life.

The talk starts at 2pm, will last between 5-10 minutes and is included with your gallery admission. For our admission prices, please see our visitor information page.

In the meantime, why not see some of the other fascinating objects in our collection?

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York Museum Garden Tours – Sun 6 Jan 2019

Date: Sunday 6 January 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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Visitor Experience Team Talks – Sun 6 Jan 2019

A statue of a head. The statue is next to a portrait.

Date: Sunday 6 January 2019, 2:00 pm - 2:55 pm
Venue: York Art Gallery

Join our Welcome Team for our 10 minute Art Shot talks – please ask at Admissions for details.

Included in gallery admission. No need to book.

For all our events, please see our events calendar.

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Visitor Experience Team Talks – Mon 7 Jan 2019

A statue of a head. The statue is next to a portrait.

Date: Monday 7 January 2019, 2:00 pm - 2:55 pm
Venue: York Art Gallery

Join our Welcome Team for our 10 minute Art Shot talks – please ask at Admissions for details.

Included in gallery admission. No need to book.

For all our events, please see our events calendar.

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Volunteer’s Gallery Talk – Tue 8 Jan 2019

Exterior photo of York Castle Museum's 'Women's Prison' building opposite the Eye of York

Date: Tuesday 8 January 2019, 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Venue: York Castle Museum

Join one of our knowledgeable volunteers every Tuesday and Thursday for a free talk from 12pm. The subject will vary but will relate to one of the displays in the museum.

Included in admission, no need to book.

Please note that as these talks are volunteer-led, we cannot guarantee that they will always take place. Please ring ahead on 01904 687687 or check with our Welcome Team on arrival in case of cancellation.

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Visitor Experience Team Talks – Tue 8 Jan 2019

A statue of a head. The statue is next to a portrait.

Date: Tuesday 8 January 2019, 2:00 pm - 2:55 pm
Venue: York Art Gallery

Join our Welcome Team for our 10 minute Art Shot talks – please ask at Admissions for details.

Included in gallery admission. No need to book.

For all our events, please see our events calendar.

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Friends of York Art Gallery Lunchtime Talk – Wed 9 Jan 2019

Exterior photo of York Art Gallery (Giles Rocholl)

Date: Wednesday 9 January 2019, 12:30 pm - 1:00 pm
Venue: York Art Gallery

The Friends of York Art Gallery (FOYAG) run a programme of lunchtime talks, generally on the second and fourth Wednesday of each month.

Visit www.friendsofyorkartgallery.co.uk for details.

Included in gallery admission. No need to book.

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Automaton Clock: Talk and Demonstration – Wed 9 Jan 2019

A person placing their gloved hand on a highly decorated clock.

Date: Wednesday 9 January 2019, 2:00 pm - 2:15 pm
Venue: York Art Gallery

Join us for this talk on the Automaton Clock, an extravagant clock featuring moving figures and sound.

In this talk, we’ll discuss this fascinating clock and what we know about its history. Afterwards, we’ll activate the clock so you can see its many decorations brought to life.

The talk starts at 2pm, will last between 5-10 minutes and is included with your gallery admission. For our admission prices, please see our visitor information page.

In the meantime, why not see some of the other fascinating objects in our collection?

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York Observatory Open Day – Thu 10 Jan 2019

A building with a triangular roof in a public outdoor space.

Date: Thursday 10 January 2019, 11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Venue: York Museum Gardens

Built in 1832 and 1833 and restored in 1981, York Observatory (which is nestled in York Museum Gardens) is the oldest working observatory in Yorkshire.

It houses a 4inch refractor telescope made by Thomas Cooke in 1850.

Opening hours are subject to the availability of volunteers, so please contact us ahead of your visit.

Our open days are free and there’s no need to book.

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Volunteer’s Gallery Talk – Thu 10 Jan 2019

Exterior photo of York Castle Museum's 'Women's Prison' building opposite the Eye of York

Date: Thursday 10 January 2019, 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Venue: York Castle Museum

Join one of our knowledgeable volunteers every Tuesday and Thursday for a free talk from 12pm. The subject will vary but will relate to one of the displays in the museum.

Included in admission, no need to book.

Please note that as these talks are volunteer-led, we cannot guarantee that they will always take place. Please ring ahead on 01904 687687 or check with our Welcome Team on arrival in case of cancellation.

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