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CURATORS TALK- NEW COLLECTION: THE ANATOMY OF AN AMMONITE- TUE 17 SEPT 2019 – Tue 17 Sep 2019

Date: Tuesday 17 September 2019, 12:30 pm - 1:00 pm
Venue: Yorkshire Museum

Ammonites. Ancient creatures from the ocean. Ever wondered why are they build the way they are? 

Join us in a curators talks on this very topic! 

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 the further information or visit our website.

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York Museum Garden Tours – Sun 22 Sep 2019

Date: Sunday 22 September 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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BOTANICAL DRAWING AND PAINTING- SAT 28 SEPT 2019 – Sat 28 Sep 2019

Date: Saturday 28 September 2019, 10:30 am - 3:00 pm
Venue: Yorkshire Museum

The course will be taught by step by introduction to botanical drawing and painting. Students will receive personalised guidance from a friendly tutor, all within a supportive environment.

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 the futher information or visit our website.

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York Museum Garden Tours – Sun 29 Sep 2019

Date: Sunday 29 September 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- NEW TREASURES FROM THE MEDIEVAL GALLERY- TUE 1 OCT 2019 – Tue 1 Oct 2019

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

This lunchtime talk is ideal for gaining an insight into some of the most interesting treasures from our medieval gallery and their history.   

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 the further information.

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PAS FIND DAY- FRI 4 OCT 2019 – Fri 4 Oct 2019

Date: Friday 4 October 2019, All Day
Venue: Yorkshire Museum

Curious of how old your items truly are? Have you found an archaeological object that you would like to find out more about?

If so, bring your finds for identification and have them recorded with the Portable Antiquities Scheme if they are more than 300 years old.

This 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 the latest information or visit our website.

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Portable Antiquities Scheme Finds Day – Fri 4 Oct 2019

Lots of historical coins displayed on a surface, with some on top of others.

Date: Friday 4 October 2019, 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Venue: Yorkshire Museum

Have you found an archaeological object that you would like to find out more about?

If so then bring your finds for identification and have them recorded with the Portable Antiquities Scheme if they are more than 300 years old.

This event is included in museum admission. No need to book.

*Events may be subject to change or cancellation at short notice*

Please note that we cannot give advice on items for sale or provide valuations. We also cannot authenticate objects.

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WILDLIFE DRAWING- SAT 5 OCT 2019 – 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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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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BOOK CLUB- SAT 12 OCT 2019 – 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!

There is no need to book and the session admission is included in the your museum admission.

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

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