Yorkshire Museum

Events

Botanical Drawing and Painting – Sat 23 Jun 2018

Large building with pillars at the entrance with green lawn and blue sky

Date: Saturday 23 June 2018, 10:30 am - 3:30 pm
Venue: Yorkshire Museum

Start your journey into Botanical Art drawing and painting through this one day course. The course will be taught by step by step instruction, demonstration and discussion. Students will receive personalised guidance from a friendly tutor, all within a supportive environment.

£38 (includes materials and museum admission).

To book please call 01904 552806 or email york.learning@york.gov.uk

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York Museum Garden Tours – Sun 24 Jun 2018

Date: Sunday 24 June 2018, 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Venue: York Museum Gardens

Meet inside the Museum Street gates and gain an insight into one of the most popular gardens in York. The gardens contain a wealth of plant life, botanical specimens and wildlife, as well as the spectacular ruins of St Mary’s Abbey and the Roman Multangular Tower. Our knowledgeable guides will show you the highlights of this truly unique garden.

Tours start at 1pm every Sunday and last approximately one hour.

Free, no need to book.

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Early Years Explorers – The World – Thu 28 Jun 2018

Cartoon monkey face against yellow background

Date: Thursday 28 June 2018, 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 museum’s collections and exhibitions through play. Sessions are a mixture of free flow and adult led activities which all relate to the Early Years curriculum.

The World – Play with the inflatable globes, do the world jigsaw and listen to the world story.

Sessions are FREE for kids, admission applies for adults* – click here to book through Eventbrite.

*Free entry for adults with a YMT Card – 12 months of unlimited access to all York Museums Trust sites.

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Blooming Plastic – Sat 30 Jun 2018

Large building with pillars at the entrance with green lawn and blue sky

Date: Saturday 30 June 2018, 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Venue: Yorkshire Museum

Drop-in workshops for all the family led by local artist Thea Jacob as part of the Bloom! Festival 2018.

Workshops take place 11am to 1pm and 2pm to 4pm.

Included in admission, no need to book.

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York Museum Garden Tours – Sun 1 Jul 2018

Date: Sunday 1 July 2018, 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Venue: York Museum Gardens

Meet inside the Museum Street gates and gain an insight into one of the most popular gardens in York. The gardens contain a wealth of plant life, botanical specimens and wildlife, as well as the spectacular ruins of St Mary’s Abbey and the Roman Multangular Tower. Our knowledgeable guides will show you the highlights of this truly unique garden.

Tours start at 1pm every Sunday and last approximately one hour.

Free, no need to book.

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Early Years Explorers – Garden Flowers and Fairies – Thu 5 Jul 2018

Cartoon monkey face against yellow background

Date: Thursday 5 July 2018, 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 museum’s collections and exhibitions through play. Sessions are a mixture of free flow and adult led activities which all relate to the Early Years curriculum.

Garden Flowers and Fairies – Make a paper flower, decorate a fairy and find the flowers in the sand pit.

Sessions are FREE for kids, museum admission applies for adults* – click here to book through Eventbrite.

*Free entry for adults with a YMT Card – 12 months of unlimited access to all York Museums Trust sites.

This event is part of the York Bloom! Festival 2018.

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York Museum Garden Tours – Sun 8 Jul 2018

Date: Sunday 8 July 2018, 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Venue: York Museum Gardens

Meet inside the Museum Street gates and gain an insight into one of the most popular gardens in York. The gardens contain a wealth of plant life, botanical specimens and wildlife, as well as the spectacular ruins of St Mary’s Abbey and the Roman Multangular Tower. Our knowledgeable guides will show you the highlights of this truly unique garden.

Tours start at 1pm every Sunday and last approximately one hour.

Free, no need to book.

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Early Years Explorers – Rocks and Minerals – Thu 12 Jul 2018

Cartoon monkey face against yellow background

Date: Thursday 12 July 2018, 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 museum’s collections and exhibitions through play. Sessions are a mixture of free flow and adult led activities which all relate to the Early Years curriculum.

Rocks and Minerals – Find the gems in the sand, listen to the rock story and find the rocks in the ball pool.

Sessions are FREE for kids, admission applies for adults* – click here to book through Eventbrite.

*Free entry for adults with a YMT Card – 12 months of unlimited access to all York Museums Trust sites.

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YMT Book Club – Moby Dick by Herman Melville – Sat 14 Jul 2018

Book held open

Date: Saturday 14 July 2018, 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Venue: Yorkshire Museum

Why not join our regular book club? We are a friendly group who are passionate about history, museums and books.

Moby Dick by Herman Melville – Arguably Melville’s greatest work, ‘Moby Dick’ tells the tale of one man’s fatal obsession and his willingness to sacrifice his life and that of his crew to achieve his goal. The story follows the fortunes of Captain Ahab and crew of the Pequod, a 19th century whaling ship.

Free with admission, no need to book.

Please click here to see all of our current YMT Book Club dates.

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York Museum Garden Tours – Sun 15 Jul 2018

Date: Sunday 15 July 2018, 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Venue: York Museum Gardens

Meet inside the Museum Street gates and gain an insight into one of the most popular gardens in York. The gardens contain a wealth of plant life, botanical specimens and wildlife, as well as the spectacular ruins of St Mary’s Abbey and the Roman Multangular Tower. Our knowledgeable guides will show you the highlights of this truly unique garden.

Tours start at 1pm every Sunday and last approximately one hour.

Free, no need to book.

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