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Please note that York Art Gallery is currently closed for refurbishment therefore all events will take place at York St Marys unless otherwise publicised.
Art Gallery Talk
Wednesday 11th December
FREE- no booking required
Art gallery talk by Jennifer Alexander, Assistant Curator, Fine Arts, at Yorkshire Museum, Fairfax Room. She will speak about the York Art Gallery project and Mark Hearld’s art commission.
A Book Club with a difference - all these books have been chosen to highlight aspects of York Museums Trust's historic collections. As well as discussing each month's book, every Book Club session includes an opportunity to handle or get close to collection objects.
Free, but please book by telephoning 01904 650333.
The Bowl is Already Broken: A Novel by Mary Kay Zuravleff
7 December at the Yorkshire Museum
The Vesuvius Club: A Lucifer Box Novel by Mark Gatiss
8 March at the Yorkshire Museum
The Children's Book by AS Byatt
7 June at York Castle Museum
Friends of York Art Gallery are exclusively invited to join this winter’s events which include talks, tours and exhibition previews:
A Visit to the Hepworth Gallery
Wednesday 4th December
Wakefield, depart from Museum Gardens, York
Friends £26, Guests £28.
A visit to the Hepworth Gallery, Wakefield, to view the ‘Matthew Darbyshire: W.A Ismay Collection’ exhibition. Depart from Museum Gardens, York and return there later that day. The visit includes a talk about the gallery with particular focus on the Ismay collection. You must be fit to travel.
Twelfth Night Party
Monday 6th Jan
Friends £15 and their guests £18
Twelfth Night Party at the Castle Museum in this superb historical setting. Join us for food and drink, a raffle and quiz!
Art Gallery Talk
Wednesday 8th Jan
FREE-no booking required
Art gallery talk at the Yorkshire Museum, Fairfax Room, titled ‘York’s Picturesque Castle’ by Louise Wheatley.
To become a Friend of York Art Gallery and benefit from their programme of invite-only events, in addition to being given opportunities to enjoy day schools on art related subjects, trips to places of interest, including overseas organised trips, and discounts at the Gallery shop and café and other outlets, simply download a membership form from http://www.friendsofyorkartgallery.co.uk/member.html and post to: The Treasurer Friends of York Art Gallery, 2 Dalton Terrace, York YO24 4DA.