York Art Gallery

Curator’s Choice- Sounds Like Her – Wed 21 Aug 2019

Date: Wednesday 21 August 2019, 12:30 pm - 1:00 pm
Venue: York Art Gallery

Join Curator of Fine Art Becky Gee to explore the different artworks in Sounds Like Her: Gender, Sound Art & Sonic Cultures.

Artists included are Ain Bailey, Sonia Boyce MBE RA, Linda O’Keeffe, Madeleine Mbida, Magda Stawarska-Beavan and Christine Sun Kim.

This event is free with your gallery admission. There’s no need to book.

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Mythical Makes – Fri 23 Aug 2019

Date: Friday 23 August 2019, 10:30 am - 4:00 pm
Venue: York Art Gallery

As one of the most important and influential landscape painters of the 17th century, we are extremely excited to be hosting the National Gallery’s Masterpiece Tour 2019 of The Triumph of Pan by Nicolas Poussin.

To celebrate, join us in a programme of drop-in Family friendly activities every Friday and Sunday throughout August.

Will we be making masks, panpipes, or perhaps a collage? Call in on the day to see which of our Pan themed activities we are exploring and get involved in your own creative triumph!

Please note the event starts at 10:30 am- 1 pm and 2 pm- 4 pm.

This event is free with your gallery admission. There’s no need to book.

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Paper Play on Saturday – Sat 24 Aug 2019

Date: Saturday 24 August 2019, 10:30 am - 4:00 pm
Venue: York Art Gallery

Explore the ideas behind Michael Lyons Sculptures with support and guidance from York Art Gallery’s Learning Team. Join us in the Artists Garden and create paper sculptures inspired by the work on display. Through play, learn about ideas of negative space, scale and building techniques.

This activity will relocate to the Learning Studio in the event of poor weather conditions.

Please note the event starts at 10:30 am-1 pm and 2 pm-4 pm because of a lunch break.

This event is free with your gallery admission. There’s no need to book.

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Mythical Makes – Sun 25 Aug 2019

Date: Sunday 25 August 2019, 10:30 am - 4:00 pm
Venue: York Art Gallery

As one of the most important and influential landscape painters of the 17th century, we are extremely excited to be hosting the National Gallery’s Masterpiece Tour 2019 of The Triumph of Pan by Nicolas Poussin.

To celebrate, join us in a programme of drop-in Family friendly activities every Friday and Sunday throughout August.

Will we be making masks, panpipes, or perhaps a collage? Call in on the day to see which of our Pan themed activities we are exploring and get involved in your own creative triumph!

Please note the event starts at 10:30 am- 1 pm and 2 pm- 4 pm.

This event is free with your gallery admission. There’s no need to book.

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Mythical Makes – Fri 30 Aug 2019

Date: Friday 30 August 2019, 10:30 am - 4:00 pm
Venue: York Art Gallery

As one of the most important and influential landscape painters of the 17th century, we are extremely excited to be hosting the National Gallery’s Masterpiece Tour 2019 of The Triumph of Pan by Nicolas Poussin.

To celebrate, join us in a programme of drop-in Family friendly activities every Friday and Sunday throughout August.

Will we be making masks, panpipes, or perhaps a collage? Call in on the day to see which of our Pan themed activities we are exploring and get involved in your own creative triumph!

Please note the event starts at 10:30 am- 1 pm and 2 pm- 4 pm.

This event is free with your gallery admission. There’s no need to book.

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Paper Play on Saturday – Sat 31 Aug 2019

Date: Saturday 31 August 2019, 10:30 am - 4:00 pm
Venue: York Art Gallery

Explore the ideas behind Michael Lyons Sculptures with support and guidance from York Art Gallery’s Learning Team. Join us in the Artists Garden and create paper sculptures inspired by the work on display. Through play, learn about ideas of negative space, scale and building techniques.

This activity will relocate to the Learning Studio in the event of poor weather conditions.

Please note the event starts at 10:30 am-1 pm and 2 pm-4 pm because of a lunch break.

This event is free with your gallery admission. There’s no need to book.

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Art for Wellbeing (16+ only) – Sun 8 Sep 2019

Two women sat crossed-legged either side of a table. The table is outdoors in front of some vegetation.

Date: Sunday 8 September 2019, 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Venue: York Art Gallery

Informal practical sessions for adults (16+ only), just drop-in and release your creative energy, in the company of others and with gentle guidance on hand. This is an inclusive session, suitable for all abilities.

Art for Wellbeing is held monthly throughout the year except in August.

This event is free with your gallery admission. There’s no need to book.

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MICHAEL LYONS: ANCIENT MODERN- A CURATOR’S TOUR – Thu 12 Sep 2019

Date: Thursday 12 September 2019, 12:30 pm - 6:00 pm
Venue: York Art Gallery

Join Curator of Fine Art Becky Gee on a tour of the exhibition “Michael Lyons : Ancient & Modern”. Becky will expand on the themes of the exhibition as well as revealing the ways in which the unique setting of the Artists Garden and Edible Wood has been enhanced by Lyons’ monumental sculptures.

Please note the Tour begins in the Artists Garden on the 8 August 12:30 – 1 pm & 5:30 – 6 pm and it is free with the general admission. There is no need to book.

Please call 01904 687687 or email enquiries@ymt.org.uk for further information before your visit.

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Curator’s Choice- The Triumph of Pan – Wed 18 Sep 2019

Date: Wednesday 18 September 2019, 12:30 pm - 1:00 pm
Venue: York Art Gallery

Nina Cahill McCrindle Curatorial Fellow of Paintings 1600 – 1800

Nicolas Poussin’s The Triumph of Pan is one of the National Gallery’s most significant works and will be the centrepiece of a new exhibition at York Art Gallery this summer.

The work depicts a mythical celebration of nymphs and satyrs revelling before a statue of Pam, the god of woods and fields. Curatorial Fellow of Paintings 1600-1800 Nina Cahill will be joining us from the National Gallery to discuss the painting and answer questions afterwards.

This event is free with your gallery admission. There’s no need to book.

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Art for Wellbeing (16+ only) – Sun 6 Oct 2019

Date: Sunday 6 October 2019, 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Venue: York Art Gallery

Informal practical sessions for adults (16+ only), just drop-in and release your creative energy, in the company of others and with gentle guidance on hand. This is an inclusive session, suitable for all abilities.

Art for Wellbeing is held monthly throughout the year except in August.

This event is free with your gallery admission. There’s no need to book.

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