Foundation Myths is the first artwork to be created especially for York Art Gallery’s new Artists Garden site, which will be used to display new and exciting artworks for free. The work of Charles Holland of Ordinary Architecture, Foundation Myths is inspired by the persistent myth that architecture evolves directly from nature and refers to the […]
Join us for the launch of our new Artists Garden and the inaugural contemporary art commission by Charles Holland of Ordinary Architecture on Thursday 18th August 2016 at 6.30pm. Foundation Myths, produced especially for the Artists Garden, draws on the rich history of the site and its many uses over the centuries. It is inspired […]
The Wold Newton Hoard contains over 1,800 Roman coins and was discovered by a metal detectorist near the village of Wold Newton, East Yorkshire, in 2014. The hoard dates to 307AD, a period of great uncertainty in the Roman Empire and Yorkshire. It features coins depicting Constantius and also the first coins to proclaim his […]
The life and times of Henry Howard, Earl of Surrey – pioneering poet, heir of England’s premier nobleman, first cousin to two of Henry VIII’s wives, best friend and brother-in-law to the King’s illegitimate son, Surrey’s life was intricately caught up in the drama and intrigues of Henry VIII’s court. Free with admission, no need […]
Want to find out more about the collections at the Yorkshire Museum? Our knowledgeable curators regularly give free talks that provide further insight into the fantastic objects we have on display. Today’s topic is ‘End of the Empire: Coins of Late Roman York‘. Free with admission, no need to book. We may occasionally have to […]
Develop skills and fill your sketchbooks at this regular informal drawing group. Sessions will also run on 14 September, 9 November and 14 December 1.30pm – 3.30pm (please book separately for each session). £5 per session – click here to book through Eventbrite.
Friday September 16th 2016 sees us holding our first ever relaxed opening at York Castle Museum. We know that our museum can be loud and busy at times, so at 3pm until we close at 5pm we will put our lights on full and turn off all the sound effects so it’s a less overwhelming […]
Want to find out more about the collections at the Yorkshire Museum? Our knowledgeable curators regularly give free talks that provide further insight into the fantastic objects we have on display. Today’s topic is ‘End of the Empire: the Archaeology of Late Roman York‘. Free with admission, no need to book. We may occasionally have […]
Join a York Art Gallery Curator every third Wednesday of the month at 12.30pm for our free 30 minute Curator’s Talk. The subject will vary but will relate to the displays and collections currently at York Art Gallery. We occasionally have to change the dates or titles of talks – please ring ahead on 01904 […]
Unfortunately this event has been cancelled. We apologise for any inconvenience. The Battle of Fulford and the Battle of Stamford Bridge were fought in Yorkshire in 1066. Join Curator of Archaeology, Natalie McCaul, to handle objects and learn more. £10 per person – click here to book through Eventbrite.