Visitors to York Art Gallery offered free entry on Saturday 8th or Sunday 9th December with a National Lottery ticket.

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Free Entry to York Art Gallery with a National Lottery Ticket

4 December 2018 From 8-9 December 2018, York Art Gallery are opening their doors for free to National Lottery players. The gallery is one of hundreds of participating National Lottery-funded visitor attractions across the UK saying ‘thanks’ to people who have raised money for good causes by buying a lottery ticket. The idea is simple: any visitor who …

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Nicolas Poussin’s The Triumph of Pan Travelling the UK in 2019

8 November 2018 Nicolas Poussin’s The Triumph of Pan, a much-loved work from the National Gallery’s Collection, is travelling the UK in 2019. The three venues for the National Gallery Masterpiece Tour 2019 are Victoria Art Gallery, Bath; York Art Gallery; and Auckland Castle, part of The Auckland Project, County Durham. Over a period of one year …

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Janet Cardiff’s The Forty Part Motet to Feature in New Exhibition at York Art Gallery

23 October 2018 The sound of a 40 part choir singing in harmony through 40 individual speakers is one of the major works which will feature in an upcoming exhibition at York Art Gallery this winter, co-curated by the band Kaiser Chiefs. Janet Cardiff’s evocative “The Forty Part Motet” allows people to walk through an oval of speakers …

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Major Exhibition Marking 200th Birthday of Art and Social Critic John Ruskin to go on Display

23 October 2018 Our relationship with the environment and questions about mental health will be explored through the watercolours and drawings of two of the most celebrated artists of the 19th Century, in a major new exhibition at York Art Gallery in March 2019. To celebrate Ruskin’s 200th birthday, Ruskin, Turner & the Storm Cloud: Watercolours and …

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YMT Exclusive – Win Tickets to the VIP Launch of ‘When All is Quiet: Kaiser Chiefs in Conversation with York Art Gallery’

Exclusive Competition for YMT Card holders! WIN one of four pairs of tickets to the VIP launch of When All is Quiet: Kaiser Chiefs in Conversation with York Art Gallery We’re giving YMT Card holders who pay or agree to renew by Direct Debit the chance to WIN one of four pairs of tickets …

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Kaiser Chiefs to Work With York Art Gallery on New Exhibition

‘When All is Quiet – Kaiser Chiefs in Conversation with York Art Gallery’. December 14 2018– March 10 2019. Kaiser Chiefs explore the boundaries between art and music this winter in a unique and experimental exhibition at York Art Gallery. Using their position as pop musicians as a starting point, Kaiser Chiefs have chosen to rethink sound as a medium, …

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Planting Starts for York Mediale Environmental Project

The life of pollinating insects will be the theme for an installation for York Mediale, which runs from 27 September to 6 October 2018, and work started this weekend on the first stage of the project: a timber plant pavilion, which will grow, bloom and entice insects to the unique attraction. The Pollinarium is a project by Loop. …

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Landmark exhibition ‘Strata-Rock-Dust-Stars’ Will Open At York Art Gallery This September

28 September 2018 – 25 November 2018   A landmark exhibition featuring art by internationally known artists will open at York Art Gallery this September as part of the first York Mediale. Strata – Rock – Dust – Stars, which showcases ground-breaking moving image, new media and interactive artwork, is inspired by William Smith’s geological map of 1815, which was key in the …

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‘The BFG In Pictures’ To Go On Display At York Art Gallery

The BFG in Pictures is an exhibition from House of Illustration of original Quentin Blake illustrations, prepared for Roald Dahl’s classic story The BFG. The exhibition, curated by Quentin Blake, will contain 40 original artworks, including rarely seen unpublished illustrations of The BFG. These illustrations were included in first designs but then, after consultation with …

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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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