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YMT Open Weekend for York Residents – Sat 24 Jun 2017

Spring flowers and St Mary's Abbey ruins in the York Museum Gardens

Date: Saturday 24 June 2017, 10:00 am - 5:30 pm
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York residents can visit York Castle Museum, York Art Gallery and the Yorkshire Museum for FREE on Saturday 24 and Sunday 25 June 2017. To claim free entry on either of these dates, please bring a valid YorkCard or Council Tax Bill as proof of residency. Under 17’s always go free at all of our […]

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YMT Open Weekend for York Residents – Sun 25 Jun 2017

Spring flowers and St Mary's Abbey ruins in the York Museum Gardens

Date: Sunday 25 June 2017, 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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York residents can visit York Castle Museum, York Art Gallery and the Yorkshire Museum for FREE on Saturday 24 and Sunday 25 June 2017. To claim free entry on either of these dates, please bring a valid YorkCard or Council Tax Bill as proof of residency. Under 17’s always go free at all of our […]

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Curator’s Talk – Tue 27 Jun 2017

Date: Tuesday 27 June 2017, 12:30 pm - 1:00 pm
Venue: Yorkshire Museum

Want to find out more about the collections at the Yorkshire Museum? Our knowledgeable curators regularly give free talks that provide further insight into the fantastic objects we have on display. Today’s topic is ‘Insects of the Museum Gardens’. Free with admission, no need to book. We may occasionally have to change the dates or titles […]

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Early Years Explorers – Skeletons – Thu 29 Jun 2017

Date: Thursday 29 June 2017, 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Venue: Yorkshire Museum

Early Years Explorers – Activities for children aged two to five years old which include songs, stories, games and craft activities. Sessions are based on familiar preschool play areas, which are enhanced to help children learn about the gallery’s collections and exhibitions through play. Sessions are a mixture of free flow and adult led activities […]

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FOYAG Lecture: John Piper by Professor Francis Spalding – Thu 29 Jun 2017

Date: Thursday 29 June 2017, 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Venue: Yorkshire Museum

‘First and Last Loves: John Piper, architecture, ‘the golden stain of time’ and the making of his vision’. Join the Friends of York Art Gallery at the Yorkshire Museum for this special lecture by Professor Francis Spalding. The lecture will focus on Piper’s place in the British topographical tradition and will feature the first painting […]

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Insect Festival 2017 – Sun 2 Jul 2017

Date: Sunday 2 July 2017, 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Venue: York Museum Gardens

Insect Festival 2017 is a celebration for anyone with a fascination for insects – from exhibitors and traders to wildlife groups and the general public. The event will take place on Sunday 2 July in the York Museum Gardens, with exhibits and a range of other stands and activities being held in the beautiful 14th century […]

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Photography with John Illingworth – Sun 2 Jul 2017

Date: Sunday 2 July 2017, 1:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Venue: Yorkshire Museum

Get the most out of your camera with professional photographer John Illingworth. Spend time on gallery before a unique opportunity to privately view and photograph authentic Viking artefacts that are currently not on display. Numbers are strictly limited to allow plenty of time with the tutor and exclusive access to the artefacts. You will need […]

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Curator’s Talk – Tue 4 Jul 2017

Date: Tuesday 4 July 2017, 12:30 pm - 1:00 pm
Venue: Yorkshire Museum

Want to find out more about the collections at the Yorkshire Museum? Our knowledgeable curators regularly give free talks that provide further insight into the fantastic objects we have on display. Today’s talk will be on ‘Viking: Rediscover the Legend – The Ormside Bowl’. Free with admission, no need to book. We may occasionally have […]

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Early Years Explorers – Extinct – Thu 6 Jul 2017

Date: Thursday 6 July 2017, 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Venue: Yorkshire Museum

Early Years Explorers – Activities for children aged two to five years old which include songs, stories, games and craft activities. Sessions are based on familiar preschool play areas, which are enhanced to help children learn about the gallery’s collections and exhibitions through play. Sessions are a mixture of free flow and adult led activities […]

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The Viking Great Army and its Legacy – Thu 6 Jul 2017

Date: Thursday 6 July 2017, 6:30 pm - 8:15 pm
Venue: Yorkshire Museum

A lecture by Prof. Julian Richards (Professor of Archaeology, University of York). From 865-875 AD a Viking Great Army travelled rapidly across England, creating fear amongst the divided Anglo-Saxon kingdoms. During this period its objectives changed from raiding and the seizure of portable wealth (silver and slaves) to political conquest and the seizure of land […]

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