International Garden Photographer of the Year Comes to the York Museum Gardens for 2018

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International Garden Photographer of the Year Comes to York Museum Gardens for 2018

11 April 2018 Some of the finest images of plant life, gardens and green spaces in the world will go on show in York next month in a new display in York Museum Gardens. Now in its 12th year, The International Garden Photographer of the Year is the world’s most prestigious photographic competition for this genre, …

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Prehistoric Reptile Pregnant with Octuplets on Display in Yorkshire Museum’s New Jurassic Exhibition

5 April 2018 Palaeontologists have discovered part of the skeleton of a 180 million-year-old pregnant ichthyosaur with the remains of between six and eight tiny embryos between its ribs. The new specimen was studied by palaeontologists Mike Boyd and Dean Lomax from The University of Manchester. It was collected around 2010 from near Whitby, North Yorkshire and is from …

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Rising star working on latest Jurassic World film to attend the opening of the new ‘Yorkshire’s Jurassic World’ exhibition at the Yorkshire Museum

21 March 2018 A rising star of the film industry currently working on the new Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom film is set to attend the opening of a major new exhibition at the Yorkshire Museum later this month. Umar Hussain has worked on some of the biggest Disney films of recent years, including Star Wars: The Last …

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York Museums Trust announce the winners of the local schools competition

14 March 2018 York Museums Trust have selected the winners from the schools competition offering the opportunity to ask Sir David Attenborough three questions based on the natural world. In January, York Museums Trust announced that Sir David Attenborough would be officially opening the brand new major exhibition, Yorkshire’s Jurassic World at the Yorkshire Museum on …

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York Castle Museum, York Art Gallery and the Yorkshire Museum Open As Normal

1 March 2018 York Castle Museum, York Art Gallery and the Yorkshire Museum are all open normal hours this week. The Artists Garden and the Edible Wood behind York Art Gallery are closed until further notice due to the weather conditions. Visitors are asked to plan their journey ahead as there is heavy snow and high winds …

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Discover the Dramatic Lost Landscapes and Giants of Jurassic Yorkshire in a Major New Exhibition Opening at the Yorkshire Museum on 24 March 2018

8 February 2018 Step foot into the dramatic lost landscapes of Jurassic Yorkshire and discover the giants which lived there in a major new exhibition at the Yorkshire Museum. Yorkshire’s Jurassic World will combine internationally significant collections with the latest technology to transport visitors back to the deep seas, tropical reefs and dinosaur country which made …

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York Museums Trust offers members the chance to attend VIP Exhibition Preview with Sir David Attenborough at the Yorkshire Museum

22 January 2018 YMT Card holders are being offered the chance to win one of four pairs of tickets to the VIP launch of Yorkshire’s Jurassic World with Sir David Attenborough on Friday 23 March at the Yorkshire Museum. The lucky winners will get the opportunity to be at the opening event with Sir David Attenborough, taking …

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Sir David Attenborough to open new exhibition ‘Yorkshire’s Jurassic World’ on Friday March 23 2018 at the Yorkshire Museum

22 January 2018 Sir David Attenborough will officially open the Yorkshire Museum’s major new exhibition Yorkshire’s Jurassic World on Friday March 23. The 91 year old naturalist and television presenter will take a guided tour of the exhibition which looks at the changing landscapes of Jurassic Yorkshire and the huge creatures which inhabited them. York school children …

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Visit York Museums Trust sites for free this York Residents’ Festival January 27 and 28 2018

19 January 2018 March with the Suffragettes at York Castle Museum, learn about the birdlife of the York Museum Gardens and be inspired by the art of York Art Gallery later this month as York Museums Trust takes part in the York Residents’ Festival. On the weekend of January 27 and 28 York Castle Museum, the Yorkshire Museum and …

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York Museums Trust To Host Consultation Meetings To Improve Access Across Sites

16 January 2018 York Museums Trust’s Access Team is looking for volunteers to help develop new ideas and activities to ensure our venues are as accessible as possible to everyone. The team are putting together a consultation group which would meet every two months and want to hear the thoughts of those who may have accessibility …

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