Exhibitions at York Museums Trust

Exhibitions — Index

York Castle Museum

Famous for its cobbled Victorian street, Kirkgate, the museum also has displays on toys through time, Period Rooms, the swinging Sixties, and genuine 18th century prison cells. Explore our exhibitions ‘A Personal Collection of Vivienne Westwood Shoes’ and ‘1914: When the World Changed Forever’, and see a special display celebrating our 80th anniversary. Find out more.

York Art Gallery

Visit this beautiful gallery space for a varied selection of exhibitions and events throughout 2018; highlights include ‘Lucie Rie: Ceramics & Buttons’ (22 June 2018 – 12 May 2019) ‘The Sea is the Limit’ (4 May – 2 Sept) ’70 Years of Giving Art’ (4 May – 2 Sept), and the Aesthetica Art Prize Exhibition (18 May – 30 Sept).

York Art Gallery is also the home of the Centre of Ceramic Art (CoCA). Find out more.

Yorkshire Museum

Take an epic journey back through 150 million years of Yorkshire to discover lost giants and the changing worlds they inhabited in ‘Yorkshire’s Jurassic World’, a major new exhibition at the Yorkshire Museum. You can also see ‘Medieval York – Capital of the North’, ‘Roman York – Meet the People of the Empire’, and ‘William Smith: The Map That Changed The World’. Find out more.

York St. Mary’s

Have your say on the future of York Castle Museum in our latest exhibition: Your Castle Museum.

The previous exhibition was ‘The Dark Self’ by artist Susan Aldworth. Find out more.