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WILDLIFE DRAWING – Sat 5 Oct 2019

Date: Saturday 5 October 2019, 10:30 am - 3:30 pm
Venue: Yorkshire Museum

The course will be taught by step-by-step instruction, demonstration and discussion.

You will be working primarily from photographic resources, although we are hoping to have some examples of taxidermy to work from on the day. 

Please bring: a pencil, rubber, a few pieces of A3 cartridge paper, and a few different sizes of fine liners.  You may also wish to bring a packed lunch as lunch is not included.  Tea and coffee will be supplied for a small donation.

This course is £38 which includes your museum admission. Booking are available through York learning at the end of June or call them at 01904 552806

Please call 01904 687687 or email enquiries@ymt.org.uk before your visit for further information or visit our website.

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Wildlife Drawing – Sat 5 Oct 2019

Date: Saturday 5 October 2019, 10:30 am - 3:30 pm
Venue: York Museum Gardens

You will be working primarily from photographic resources, although we are hoping to have some examples of taxidermy to work from on the day. The course will be taught by step-by-step instruction, demonstration and discussion.

Please bring: a pencil, rubber, a few pieces of A3 cartridge paper, and a few different sizes of fine
liners. You may also wish to bring a packed lunch as lunch is not included. Tea and coffee will be supplied for a small donation.

£38 per person, includes museum admission. For more information please visit www.yortime.org.uk, phone 01904 552806 or email york.learning@york.gov.uk

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York Museum Garden Tours – Sun 6 Oct 2019

Date: Sunday 6 October 2019, 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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museum baby: Egyptian – Fri 11 Oct 2019

Cartoon monkey face on orange background

Date: Friday 11 October 2019, 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Venue: Yorkshire Museum

Egyptian

We invite babies (under two years old) to the Yorkshire Museum to wrap the mummy, build a pyramid and listen to the story of Egyptians.

Special baby sessions linked to exhibitions, including songs and sensory activities for babies and their carers. Sessions are a mixture of free flow and adult led activities which all relate to the early years Curriculum. A perfect introduction to museums!

Sessions are now FREE! Museum admission applies for adults. (Free admission for under 5’s) Booking Essential

Get 12 months unlimited access to York Art Gallery, York Castle Museum and Yorkshire Museum with a YMT Card.

Sessions run term time only.

Please book sessions using our Eventbrite page, using this link: http://tinyurl.com/oh46tnj

Please Note: If you are unable to attend please cancel your booking to allow others to participate.

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Book Club – Sat 12 Oct 2019

Date: Saturday 12 October 2019, 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Venue: Yorkshire Museum

Join the book club with a difference. A friendly bunch of people who are passionate about history, museums and books. Come along to any of the sessions for a lively discussion regardless of whether you like or even finished the book!

Included in museum admission. No need to book.

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York Museum Garden Tours – Sun 13 Oct 2019

Date: Sunday 13 October 2019, 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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CURATORS TALK: YEAR OF THE FLY – Tue 15 Oct 2019

A green beetle on a bed of yellow flowers.

Date: Tuesday 15 October 2019, 12:30 pm - 1:00 pm
Venue: Yorkshire Museum

Join us n this lunch talk with the Year of the Fly organisation to fully educate the importance of all flies, their role in nature and in the human society.  

“Year of the Fly” is also an opportunity for fly specialists to showcase their research work and new discoveries in the field and make these more widely known.

This talk is included with your museum admission. There’s no need to book.

Please call 01904 687687 or email enquiries@ymt.org.uk for further information before your visit or visit our website.

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York Museum Garden Tours – Sun 20 Oct 2019

Date: Sunday 20 October 2019, 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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OCTOBER HALF TERM: PHOTO FABULOUS – Sat 26 Oct 2019

Dates: Saturday 26 October 2019–Sunday 3 November 2019, All Day
Venue: Yorkshire Museum

Some of the earliest photographs of York date back to 1844. To accompany a new exhibition in York Museum Gardens join us this half term at the Yorkshire Museum for self-led activities. 

Recreate some of the first portraits taken in York as you dress up and become one of the leading Victorian visionaries who attended the 1844 meeting of the British Science Association.

This talk is included with your museum admission. There’s no need to book.

Please call 01904 687687 or email enquiries@ymt.org.uk before your visit for further information.

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York Museum Garden Tours – Sun 27 Oct 2019

Date: Sunday 27 October 2019, 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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