Christmas at York Museum Gardens 2017 - Experience the magic after dark

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Christmas at York Museum Gardens 2017 – Experience the magic after dark

4 September 2017 This winter, York will welcome its newest attraction, as the City’s beloved York Museum Gardens are transformed into an illuminated trail to host Christmas at York Museum Gardens. Opening on Thursday 16 November 2017, the gardens will be filled with light, colour and music as the City’s beautiful, medieval grounds play host to an …

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Yorkshire Museum showcases Treasure Finds to mark 20th anniversary of the Treasure Act 1996

24 August 2017 The Yorkshire Museum has created a special display and museum trail to coincide with the 20th anniversary of the Treasure Act 1996 in England, Wales and Northern Ireland. A display case in the museum’s foyer will highlight a selection of the important objects that the museum have acquired through the Act. Visitors can then …

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Prize-Winning University of Hull Geology Student Map on Display at the Yorkshire Museum

7 August 2017 The Yorkshire Museum is displaying work by a University of Hull Geology Graduate. The display showcases the work of Harry Johnson, who won the John and Anne Philips Prize for the best Geological Mapping Dissertation for his map of the Isle of Kerrera, Scotland. Harry, originally from Barton-upon-Humber, graduated in July 2017 with a first-class …

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Double Discount Shopping Day at all of our sites for YMT Card Holders on 15 July 2017

11 July 2017 Join us on Saturday 15 July for a YMT Card Holders shopping special with 20% discount in our gift shops at the Yorkshire Museum, York Castle Museum and York Art Gallery* with a valid YMT Card. The Yorkshire Museum shop sells a wide range of souvenirs, books, gifts and cards covering a range of themes – from …

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York Museums Trust Successful in Arts Council England Bid

27 June 2017 York Museums Trust has been successful in securing £4.9 million of Arts Council England funding over the next four years. The Trust was rated strong in every area of its assessment except for Goal One, showing Excellence in Arts and Culture, which was rated as Outstanding. The Trust will also receive £1.35 million over four years …

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York Museums Trust’s Open Weekend

23 June 2017 York residents can visit three of York’s top visitor attractions for free on Saturday 24 and Sunday 25 June as part of York Museums Trust’s Open Weekend. York Art Gallery, the Yorkshire Museum and York Castle Museum are all free to residents over the weekend. Visitors can enjoy two new highly-acclaimed exhibitions: Albert Moore: …

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York Museums Trust Phone Lines Repaired

20 June 2017 The York Museums Trust phone lines have now been repaired and our central number is now contactable – 01904 687687 – which can be used for all enquiries regarding the Yorkshire Museum, York Castle Museum and York Art Gallery. Once again, we apologise for any inconvenience this may have caused and thank you for your patience.

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York Museums Trust Phone Lines Currently Down

19 June 2017 Please note that the York Museums Trust phone lines are currently down, which includes our central number of 01905 687687 for the Yorkshire Museum, York Art Gallery and York Castle Museum. If you would like to contact us please do so via email at enquiries@ymt.org.uk. We apologise for any inconvenience caused and hope …

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Significant Court Ruling on Rates in favour of York Museums Trust

6 June 2017 York Museums Trust’s business rates have been reduced following a court ruling which could have a significant impact on the way English and Welsh museums are valued in the future. The Upper Tribunal (Lands Chamber) has ruled on appeals in favour of the Trust which argued that rates should be set based on …

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York Museum Gardens Feature Nominated For The Press People’s Award in the York Design Awards 2017

5 June 2017 A geological mosaic map in the York Museum Gardens has been shortlisted for The Press People’s Award in the York Design Awards 2017. Of the 33 schemes that have entered this year’s York Design Awards, 32 have put themselves forward for The Press People’s Award. This is the only award to be voted for …

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