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Lunchtime Talk: Breaking into the Art World – Thu 25 Apr 2019

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

Date: Thursday 25 April 2019, 12:30 pm - 1:00 pm
Venue: York Art Gallery

Cherie Federico, Director of the Aesthetica Art Prize, discusses the role that art prizes play in talent development, expanding on the selection process and how works are introduced into the prize as a testbed for new ideas.

This revealing talk will look at ways to break into the creative industries, and offer insight into how awards can lead to further opportunities within the sector.

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

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Early Year Explorers – Portraits – Thu 2 May 2019

Cartoon monkey face against yellow background

Date: Thursday 2 May 2019, 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Venue: York Art Gallery

Early Year Explorers – activities for children aged two to five years old which include songs, stories, games and craft activities.

Sessions are based on familiar preschool play areas, which are enhanced to help children learn about the museum’s collections and exhibitions through play.

They’re a mixture of free flow and adult led activities which all relate to the Early Years curriculum.

At this Portraits session – look in the mirrors, try on some hats and do a self-portrait.

Sessions are FREE for kids, museum admission applies for adults* – click here to book through Eventbrite.

*Free entry for adults with a YMT Card – 12 months of unlimited access to all York Museums Trust sites.

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Sensory Tour: Ruskin, Turner & the Storm Cloud – Wed 8 May 2019

Ruskin, Turner & the Storm Cloud. Watercolours and Drawings. York Art Gallery. New Exhibition. 29 March - 23 June 2019.

Date: Wednesday 8 May 2019, 12:30 pm - 1:15 pm
Venue: York Art Gallery

Enjoy a descriptive and tactile tour of our major new exhibition: Ruskin, Turner & the Storm Cloud.

Everyone over 16 welcome, but especially suitable for partially-sighted or blind adults.

This event is included with your gallery admission. Click here to book your place on Eventbrite.

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Early Year Explorers – Pottery – Thu 9 May 2019

Cartoon monkey face against yellow background

Date: Thursday 9 May 2019, 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Venue: York Art Gallery

Early Year Explorers – activities for children aged two to five years old which include songs, stories, games and craft activities.

Sessions are based on familiar preschool play areas, which are enhanced to help children learn about the museum’s collections and exhibitions through play.

They’re a mixture of free flow and adult led activities which all relate to the Early Years curriculum.

At this Pottery session – paint with clay slip, play in the clay investigation area and listen to the story of the clay boy.

Sessions are FREE for kids, museum admission applies for adults* – click here to book through Eventbrite.

*Free entry for adults with a YMT Card – 12 months of unlimited access to all York Museums Trust sites.

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Art for Wellbeing – Sun 12 May 2019

White structured roof with glass panels

Date: Sunday 12 May 2019, 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Venue: York Art Gallery

Informal practical sessions for adults, 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 (16+ only).

Included in admission, no need to book.

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Mindfulness at York Art Gallery: Mental Health Awareness Week – Mon 13 May 2019

An oil painting of a ship on the sea.

Date: Monday 13 May 2019, 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Venue: York Art Gallery

Mindfulness and engaging with art can contribute to better mental health.

This session in our Project Gallery allows you to experience guided mindfulness exercises and enhance your awareness of art.

This event costs £7. Click here to book your place on Eventbrite.

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Sketchbook Circle – Wed 15 May 2019

A person drawing a cat on a sketchbook.

Date: Wednesday 15 May 2019, 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Venue: York Art Gallery

Be inspired by our collections at York Art Gallery to develop your skills and fill up your sketchbooks at this regular informal drawing group for adults.

This event is included in your gallery admission – click here to book your place on Eventbrite.

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Mindfulness at York Art Gallery: Mental Health Awareness Week – Wed 15 May 2019

An oil painting of a ship on the sea.

Date: Wednesday 15 May 2019, 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Venue: York Art Gallery

Mindfulness and engaging with art can contribute to better mental health.

This session in our Project Gallery allows you to experience guided mindfulness exercises and enhance your awareness of art.

This event costs £7. Click here to book your place on Eventbrite.

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Early Year Explorers – Landscapes – Thu 16 May 2019

Cartoon monkey face against yellow background

Date: Thursday 16 May 2019, 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Venue: York Art Gallery

Early Year Explorers – activities for children aged two to five years old which include songs, stories, games and craft activities.

Sessions are based on familiar preschool play areas, which are enhanced to help children learn about the museum’s collections and exhibitions through play.

They’re a mixture of free flow and adult led activities which all relate to the Early Years curriculum.

At this Landscapes session – listen to landscape sounds, play with the felt landscape and farm animals.

Sessions are FREE for kids, museum admission applies for adults* – click here to book through Eventbrite.

*Free entry for adults with a YMT Card – 12 months of unlimited access to all York Museums Trust sites.

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Lunchtime Talk: What is the Future of Photography? – Thu 16 May 2019

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

Date: Thursday 16 May 2019, 12:30 pm - 1:00 pm
Venue: York Art Gallery

The photographs in the Aesthetica Art Prize are both aesthetic and conceptual. What makes an image work and how do photographers express meaning?

In a world riveted by images, it’s never been a more important time to understand the power of this media, and how through social media, images can transform the world in a matter of seconds. Cherie Federico and Kate Simpson discuss.

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

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