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Drawn to Music: Ryedale Festival Adult Learning – Sat 20 Jul 2019

Exterior photo of York Art Gallery (Giles Rocholl)

Date: Saturday 20 July 2019, 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Venue: York Art Gallery

Join artist Jake Attree to discover the delights of being inspired by paintings in York Art Gallery’s collection through drawing to music.

No experience of drawing or music required, just enthusiasm!

This event is included in York Art Gallery admission. Click here to book your place.

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Monuments to Modern Sculpture – Thu 25 Jul 2019

Date: Thursday 25 July 2019, 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Venue: York Art Gallery

Accompany David Sweet on a walking tour of the Artists Garden, exploring the large scale sculptures by internationally acclaimed artist Michael Lyons.

The tour will include a commentary on each of the works, followed by an informal conversation between David Sweet, artist, writer and friend of Michael Lyons and the show’s Curator, Rebecca Gee.

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

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Creative Collage- Find your creative voice – Sat 27 Jul 2019

Date: Saturday 27 July 2019, 10:30 am - 4:00 pm
Venue: York Art Gallery

In response to the exhibition, Sounds Like Her, join local photomontage artist, Adele Karmazyn, and find your creative voice through the medium of collage.

Using 19th century photographs, scanned images, textures and drawings, take inspiration from Adele’s collection and create a multi-layered image.

19th Century women feature strongly in Adele’s work, playfully bringing in various objects and scenery to create a surreal, dreamlike image, taking you to another place and time.

Please note that 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 2 Aug 2019

Date: Friday 2 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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Sounds like you….. – Sat 3 Aug 2019

Date: Saturday 3 August 2019, 10:30 am - 4:30 pm
Venue: York Art Gallery

Work with local sound artist Liina Turtonen in this open call event inspired by the exhibition, Sounds Like her.

Interact in an electronic music piece, where every visitor can be a co-writer, irrespective of prior musical or technical background.

The interactive Pop-Up space allows visitors freedom to participate and shape the piece, with support and guidance on the use of electronic instruments and synthesizers, alongside traditional and unconventional instruments available to explore.

This open workshop welcomes you to be creative, play with new ideas and be part of one off musical piece. 

Come and participate or just listen and enjoy. 

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

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Mythical Makes – Sun 4 Aug 2019

Date: Sunday 4 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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MICHAEL LYONS: ANCIENT MODERN- A CURATOR’S TOUR – Thu 8 Aug 2019

Date: Thursday 8 August 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.

For further information, please ask the admission. on the day of your visit. 

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Mythical Makes – Fri 9 Aug 2019

Date: Friday 9 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 10 Aug 2019

Date: Saturday 10 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- 2 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 – Sun 11 Aug 2019

Date: Sunday 11 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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