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Give a year of great days out this Christmas with the YMT Card

Looking for the perfect present? We’ve got the ultimate stocking-stuffer… Give your loved ones an unforgettable year of discovery and inspiration this Christmas. With a YMT Card they’ll enjoy unlimited free access to our three top York attractions – York Castle Museum, the Yorkshire Museum & Gardens and York Art Gallery – for a whole …

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Projects involving York Museums Trust shortlisted for three York Cultural Awards

1 November 2017 Three projects which York Museums Trust (YMT) collaborated with partners on have been shortlisted in this year’s York Cultural Awards. York Castle Museum’s Forward to Victory theatre project with York Theatre Royal’s Youth Theatre was included in the Best Cultural Partnership category. The Viking Virtual Reality, created in partnership with DC …

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Last chance to see two major exhibitions at York Art Gallery and the Yorkshire Museum this week

31 October 2017 This weekend is the last chance to see two major exhibitions by York Museums Trust. Viking: Rediscover the Legend at the Yorkshire Museum, in partnership with the British Museum, has been seen by more than 65,000 people since it opened on May 19. The exhibition features star objects from the museum alongside some of the most …

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Celebrating the City! Create artwork inspired by the York this October half term at York Art Gallery

30 October 2017 This October Half term, take inspiration from the City of York to create your own artwork, just like the latest exhibition from Marinella Senatore at York Art Gallery. From Ballerinas, to folk singers and artists; come along to the exhibition, A York Symphony, where Marinella Senatore has created artwork and a new video to …

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Letters, belongings and artworks by Paul and John Nash to go on show at York Art Gallery

20 October 2017 Rarely seen artworks by Paul and John Nash, together with personal items from a private collection are included in a new exhibition at York Art Gallery. Many of the personal items, such as intimate letters, photographs and art materials including paint sets and brushes, have never been on public show before. The previously unseen …

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Centre of Ceramic Art granted membership of the International Academy of Ceramics

3 October 2017 The Centre of Ceramic Art (CoCA) at York Art Gallery has been awarded membership of the prestigious International Academy of Ceramics (IAC). CoCA was one of a selection of new members announced to join the Swiss based Academy which represents the interests of ceramists worldwide. The Academy, which is an official partner of UNESCO, …

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World renowned art experts in York for Picasso events

29 August 2017 Two internationally renowend art critics are coming to York to speak about the life and work of Pablo Picasso. On Monday (September 4) Dr Marilyn McCully will present a lecture on Picasso’s ceramic work and his time in Madoura in the south of France. Dr McCully has organised numerous international exhibitions and written widely …

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Call Out for Dancers, Singers and Musicians to become a Work of Art at York Art Gallery

20 July 2017 Through a series of workshops and conversations collecting individual stories in York, Italian artist Marinella Senatore is looking for volunteers to feature in her new artwork titled York Symphony that celebrates the city and its people. Marinella and independent curator, Lara Goodband, are looking for dancers, singers and musicians to help create the new …

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PICASSO: Ceramics from the Attenborough Collection – A Major New Exhibition at York Art Gallery

18 July 2017 Ceramic works of art by one of the world’s most famous artists, Pablo Picasso, go on public display at the Centre of Ceramic Art in York Art Gallery this summer (28 July to 5 November 2017). The new exhibition showcases highlights from the Attenborough collection. Lord and Lady Attenborough began collecting ceramics by Picasso in 1954, after …

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Double Discount Shopping Day at all of our sites for YMT Card Holders on 15 July 2017

11 July 2017 Join us on Saturday 15 July for a YMT Card Holders shopping special with 20% discount in our gift shops at the Yorkshire Museum, York Castle Museum and York Art Gallery* with a valid YMT Card. The Yorkshire Museum shop sells a wide range of souvenirs, books, gifts and cards covering a range of themes – from …

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