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Relaxed Opening – Sun 2 Jul 2017

Relaxed Opening

Our Relaxed Openings are designed for visitors who would prefer a quieter visit to the art gallery.

The gallery provides a tranquil, spacious environment for visitors to explore without the need to worry about extreme light and sound levels, confined spaces, or large crowds. Our building is fully accessible (including the cafe, shops, toilets and outside space), and our Welcome Team have received training in assiting visitors with additional needs.

There are plenty of areas where you can sit down and relax, and a designated quiet space should you need it. Our Welcome Team will be happy to help with any queries you may have.

For more information about accessibility, please visit our Access page here.

The event is free for visitors with autism, dementia, visual impairments or similar issues. Carers and children under 16 will also be admitted for free. Accompanying members of a group will be admitted for £4, and standard admission is £7.50. There is no need to book ahead.

If you require any further information about this event, please email enquiries@ymt.org.uk or phone 01904 687687.

Please note that due to some high humidity levels, we have had to temporarily install some dehumidifiers in the galleries. This is to protect the artworks. Unfortunately until the humidity levels have been brought under control, there machines will be operating and there is an associated noise with their operation.

We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause. Please speak to a member of of Welcome Team if you need further information during your visit.

Event details




Sunday 2 July 2017, 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm


York Art Gallery,
Exhibition Square
North Yorkshire

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