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Award Winning Film, Talk and Exhibition on the Refugee Crisis

Refugee Week at York Museums Trust 18-24 June 2018 The chance to take part in a Q&A with the director of an award winning film on the children of the Calais Jungle is taking place at the Yorkshire Museum  on June 20 as part of  Refugee Week (June 18-24). Calais Children: A Case to Answer …

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York Museums Trust’s Open Weekend

York residents receive free entry to York Art Gallery, the Yorkshire Museum and York Castle Museum June 23-24 2018 Feed a dinosaur, see a major new exhibition by a world renowned potter or delve into treasures of York Castle Museum later this month at the York Museums Trust Open Weekend. York Art Gallery, the Yorkshire Museum …

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York Art Gallery to host Aesthetica Art Prize 2018 Exhibition from 18 May 2018

10 May 2018 Exploring the wider effects of over-consumption, media stimulation and emotional disconnection, the artworks presented in the 2018 edition of the Aesthetica Art Prize Exhibition (18 May – 30 September, York Art Gallery) call into question new modes of communication, offering reflection upon the era of post-truth, where human autonomy can be reduced to calculable, predictable patterns of behaviour. …

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New exhibition ‘The Sea is the Limit’  Officially Opened by the Archbishop of York Dr John Sentamu at York Art Gallery

4 May 2018 The Archbishop of York, Dr John Sentamu, officially opened a major new exhibition at York Art Gallery last night (Thursday May 3 2018). The Sea is The Limit explores the current and ongoing issues of migration, dispossession and national borders and features works from contemporary artists from all over the world. Their work questions the meaning …

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YMT Card Holders Invited to Exclusive Private View of Two New Exhibitions at York Art Gallery This May

11 April 2018 Members and their guests are invited to join us for a free evening private view of two major new exhibitions at York Art Gallery – The Sea is the Limit and 70 Years of Giving Art on Tuesday 8 May, 6 – 8pm. The Sea is the Limit features thought provoking works of art exploring the current and ongoing …

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Thought provoking works of art to go on display at York Art Gallery this May in exhibition ‘The Sea is the Limit’

9 April 2018 Thought provoking works of art exploring the current and ongoing issues of migration, dispossession and national borders are brought together in a major new exhibition opening at York Art Gallery this May. Eleven international artists including Nidhal Chamekh (Tunisia/France), Taus Makhacheva (Dagestan/Russia), Shahram Entekhabi (Iran/Germany), Brian Maguire (Ireland), Mohammed Sami (Iraq/ …

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York Castle Museum, York Art Gallery and the Yorkshire Museum Open As Normal

1 March 2018 York Castle Museum, York Art Gallery and the Yorkshire Museum are all open normal hours this week. The Artists Garden and the Edible Wood behind York Art Gallery are closed until further notice due to the weather conditions. Visitors are asked to plan their journey ahead as there is heavy snow and high winds …

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New Exhibition to open 4 May 2018 Celebrating the 70th Anniversary of the Friends of York Art Gallery

22 February 2018 The Friends of York Art Gallery (FOYAG) will mark their 70th anniversary with an exhibition of some favourite works this spring. Since it was founded in 1948, the charity has pledged more than £600,000 which has aided the purchase of over 150 works for the gallery’s collections, including pieces by Albert Moore, David Hockney, Barbara Hepworth …

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Visit York Museums Trust sites for free this York Residents’ Festival January 27 and 28 2018

19 January 2018 March with the Suffragettes at York Castle Museum, learn about the birdlife of the York Museum Gardens and be inspired by the art of York Art Gallery later this month as York Museums Trust takes part in the York Residents’ Festival. On the weekend of January 27 and 28 York Castle Museum, the Yorkshire Museum and …

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York Museums Trust To Host Consultation Meetings To Improve Access Across Sites

16 January 2018 York Museums Trust’s Access Team is looking for volunteers to help develop new ideas and activities to ensure our venues are as accessible as possible to everyone. The team are putting together a consultation group which would meet every two months and want to hear the thoughts of those who may have accessibility …

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