Campaign to Bring Albert Moore Masterpiece Back to York

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Campaign to Bring Albert Moore Masterpiece Back to York

5 April 2017 York Art Gallery have launched a campaign to bring home one of York artist Albert Moore’s finest works. A Revery sees the artist at the height of his powers and is considered to be Moore’s most significant work still in private hands. The painting is currently on show in the gallery as …

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York Art Gallery Extend Art Happens Campaign To Help Reach Leisure Land Golf Target

Doug Fishbone, SOS, 2015, installation at New Art Exchange, photo credit Bartosz Kali. 23 March 2017 Thank you to everyone who has supported our Art Happens fundraising project to bring Doug Fishbone’s Leisure Land Golf to York Art Gallery’s Artists Garden this summer. As we’ve made it to 62%, we have decided to extend our deadline …

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Second display of Alive: Art Between Life and Science goes on show at York Art Gallery

26 January 2017 The Project Gallery’s exhibition Alive: Art Between Life and Science, will showcase its second display, Listening and Science, from Friday 27th January 2017. Alive: Art Between Life and Science combines ground-breaking medical and scientific research being undertaken at the University of York to create artwork for display at York Art Gallery. Mark Fell and  …

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Embroider Your Dreams: Artist Calls for York Exhibition Input

25 January 2017 The University of York’s Artist in Residence is calling on local people to embroider their thoughts and dreams about sleep onto pillowcases to help form the centrepiece of a new exhibition. Susan Aldworth’s installation, One Thousand and One Nights, will open at York St Mary’s in June 2017 to coincide with next …

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Exclusive Exhibition Events for YMT Card Holders at York Art Gallery, the Yorkshire Museum and York Castle Museum in 2017

23 January 2017 YMT Card Holders are invited to join us for three special previews and events this Spring to celebrate the opening of our fantastic new exhibitions at York Art Gallery, York Castle Museum and the Yorkshire Museum. The events are as follows –   York Art Gallery – Albert Moore: Of Beauty & Aesthetics 6 April 2017, 1.30pm – 4pm …

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York Museums Trust Appoint Fundraising Manager

10 January 2017 York Museums Trust have appointed a fundraising manager to help the charity increase income for major projects, new exhibitions and events. Rebecca Williams, 33, joins the Trust from the Royal Armouries in Leeds where she led campaigns to raise significant funds for capital projects and programmes. Her role at the Trust will include submitting funding …

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Moore, Picasso and Nash – Three New Exhibitions Confirmed for 2017 at York Art Gallery

22 December 2016 Albert Moore: Of Beauty and Aesthetics 7 April 2017 – 1 October 2017 York Art Gallery presents the first solo exhibition of York born artist Albert Joseph Moore since the artist’s death in 1893. Featuring more than 20 paintings and watercolours, it will highlight the beautiful and classical women for which the artist is most famous and demonstrate the modernity …

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York Art Gallery Nominated for the European Museum of the Year 2017

2 December 2016 York Art Gallery has been nominated for the prestigious European Museum of the Year Award (EMYA) 2017. The gallery is the only British museum on the list of 46 nominees from 24 countries. The winner will be announced on May 6 2017 at a special ceremony in Zagreb, Croatia. This is the latest of several awards York Art Gallery …

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ALIVE: Art Between Life and Science – New Display At York Art Gallery To Open 9 December 2016

30 November 2016 Artwork inspired by the ground-breaking medical and scientific research being undertaken at the University of York is to go on display at York Art Gallery next month. Six artists were commissioned by the University of York’s Centre for Chronic Diseases and Disorders (C2D2) to produce the work, which highlights the powerful connection …

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The Anthony Shaw Space at the Centre of Ceramic Art Re-Opens Following Re-Display By Tessa Peters

18 November 2016 CoCA is a new national resource which aims to encourage greater understanding and enjoyment of British studio ceramics. Formed mainly of large gifts from significant private collections and supported by extensive archives, CoCA presents exhibitions, displays, new acquisitions and commissions. The Anthony Shaw Collection retains its special character as a collection responsive to innovation …

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