DATE: 13th October 2021
1,800-year-old hoard, including a bust of the Emperor Marcus Aurelius, secured thanks to generous support of Richard Beleson, other individual donors, Art Fund and David Aaron Ltd
A ‘truly exceptional’ 1,800-year-old Roman hoard, which includes a bust of the Roman Emperor Marcus Aurelius, has been acquired by the Yorkshire Museum.
The 13cm …
DATE: 17 September 2021
We’re closing so we can bloom next Spring!
Thank you all for visiting us over the last four months, it has been fantastic to see so many of you enjoying the collections and exhibitions!
With the ‘Richard III Coming Home’ exhibition ending on October 31, we have decided to close the museum over …
DATE: 2 July 2021
York Museums Trust’s project #CuratorBattle received a Highly Commended from the Museum and Heritage Awards last night (July 1).
The online project, which has been enjoyed by millions on Twitter over the last year, received the award in the Best Use of Social media category, with the Black Country Living Museum winning the …
DATE: 28 June 2021
York Museums Trust is inviting tenders to help evaluate and analyse visitor data to help us better understand our audiences and to inform our future plans as an audience focused organisation.
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DATE: 4th June
York Museums Trust’s project #CuratorBattle has been shortlisted for two national awards.
The online project, which has been enjoyed by millions on Twitter over the last year, has been named a finalist in this year’s Association of Heritage Interpretation (AHI) Awards. The winner will be announced this November.
The nomination …
DATE: 2nd June 2021
Food, drink and music as the sun sets in one of York’s most beautiful locations
June 18-19, 6:30pm-10pm.
Celebrate midsummer with friends, food, drink and music in the beautiful surroundings of York Museums Gardens.
To mark midsummer, York Museums Trust is offering a unique opportunity to watch the sun set …
Date: 6th May 2021
World-famous portrait is on loan from the National Portrait Gallery
Friday 9th July – Sunday 31st October 2021
Iconic Richard III portrait to go on display at the Yorkshire Museum on loan from the National Portrait Gallery
The exhibition will showcase the portrait alongside one of the finest groups of objects associated with …
DATE: April 2 2021
York Museums Trust has been awarded £423,226 from the second round of the Government’s Culture Recovery Fund.
The funding will enable the Trust to reopen the Yorkshire Museum in the summer for the first time since March 2020, as well as helping the charity remain financially viable following losses of more than £3 million of …
DATE: 19 March 2021
The Yorkshire Museum has received a financial boost from the government’s £1.57 billion Culture Recovery Fund to help fund repairs during the coronavirus pandemic.
Lifeline grants from the Culture Recovery Fund are designed to protect heritage sites and ensure that jobs and access to culture and heritage in local communities are protected during …
DATE: January 21 2021
York Museums Trust’s #CuratorBattle campaign has won a national marketing award from the world’s largest PR Professional Body.
The online “battles” from the Yorkshire Museum’s Twitter account invite other museums to share objects under a given theme, and have generated millions of engagements and news coverage around the world.