York Art Gallery

180th anniversary of Queen Victoria proposing marriage to Albert: Dressmaking Workshop – Tue 15 Oct 2019

Date: Tuesday 15 October 2019, 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Venue: York Art Gallery

The 15th October marks the 180th anniversary of Queen Victoria proposing marriage to Albert.

To mark the event work alongside artist Alison Welsh, embellishing a crinoline inspired dress with buttons. Take inspiration from the ceramic buttons of Dame Lucie Rie surrounding you whilst you stitch under the Victorian roof space of CoCA, York Art Gallery Centre of Ceramic Art.

The resulting dress will remain on display in the exhibition.

Drop-in artist-led workshop suitable for adults and children over the age of 8 with accompanying adults. Baby friendly resources are available.

Included in Art Gallery admission. No need to book.

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180th anniversary of Queen Victoria proposing marriage to Albert: A talk with Alison Welsh – Tue 15 Oct 2019

Date: Tuesday 15 October 2019, 12:00 pm - 12:30 pm
Venue: York Art Gallery

Join Alison Welsh for a free 30 minute talk as we mark the 180th anniversary of Queen Victoria proposing marriage to Albert. Alison Welsh is Head of Fashion Research at Manchester Metropolitan University and is based within the Manchester Fashion Institute. She is a fashion designer and educator who additionally works with communities and museums, advocating fashion and textiles as instruments for social change.

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180th anniversary of Queen Victoria proposing marriage to Albert: Dressmaking Workshop – Tue 15 Oct 2019

Date: Tuesday 15 October 2019, 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Venue: York Art Gallery

The 15th October marks the 180th anniversary of Queen Victoria proposing marriage to Albert.

To mark the event work alongside artist Alison Welsh, embellishing a crinoline inspired dress with buttons. Take inspiration from the ceramic buttons of Dame Lucie Rie surrounding you whilst you stitch under the Victorian roof space of CoCA, York Art Gallery Centre of Ceramic Art.

The resulting dress will remain on display in the exhibition.

Drop-in artist-led workshop suitable for adults and children over the age of 8 with accompanying adults. Baby friendly resources are available.

Included in Art Gallery admission. No need to book.

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Curator’s Choice- St Luke Drawing the Virgin and Child – Wed 16 Oct 2019

Date: Wednesday 16 October 2019, 12:30 pm - 1:00 pm
Venue: York Art Gallery

Dr Beatrice Bertram will deliver a talk on the Dieric Bouts-workshop painting St Luke Drawing the Virgin and Child (late 15th century), on loan from the Bowes Museum. This major work was the inspiration behind the exhibition Making a Masterpiece: Bouts and Beyond, which explores how artists have created images from the northern Renaissance to the present day, and how they project conceptions of their practices back out to the world.

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

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Sketchbook Circle – Wed 16 Oct 2019

Date: Wednesday 16 October 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.

Included in admission. Book through our events page.

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The Sculpture of Michael Lyons: A Painter’s View – Fri 18 Oct 2019

Date: Friday 18 October 2019, 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Venue: York Art Gallery

David Sweet was a friend and colleague of Michael Lyons’ for many years, visiting his studio and exhibitions many times over that period. He also has written extensively on the work for journal articles, catalogues and reviews. The talk will trace Lyons’ sculptural journey, exploring the major issues in his work and its relationship with the wider cultural context of late 20th Century British art.

The talk will highlight the value of Michael’s artistic achievement and the importance of his contribution to the practice of sculpture, a pursuit to which he devoted his life.

This event is free with your gallery admission. but please book via our Eventbrite here. 

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Make a Masterpiece – Sat 26 Oct 2019

Dates: Saturday 26 October 2019–Tuesday 26 November 2019, 10:30 am - 4:00 pm
Venue: York Art Gallery

Family Friendly drop in activities based on the exhibition, Making a Masterpiece: Bouts and Beyond

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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Make a Masterpiece – Sun 27 Oct 2019

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

Family Friendly drop in activities based on the exhibition, Making a Masterpiece: Bouts and Beyond

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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Make a Masterpiece – Sat 2 Nov 2019

Date: Saturday 2 November 2019, 10:30 am - 4:00 pm
Venue: York Art Gallery

Family Friendly drop in activities based on the exhibition, Making a Masterpiece: Bouts and Beyond.

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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Sketchbook Circle – Wed 13 Nov 2019

Date: Wednesday 13 November 2019, 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Venue: York Art Gallery

Sketchbook Circle
Wednesday 13 November, 1.30pm – 3.30pm

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.

Included in admission. Book through our events page.

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