York Art Gallery

CANCELLED – WEA Life Drawing Course – Fri 28 Apr 2017

Date: Friday 28 April 2017, 10:30 am - 4:00 pm
Venue: York Art Gallery

Unfortunately this event has been cancelled. We apologise for any inconvenience.

Working with a life model, experienced artist and tutor, Rosie Skaife D’Ingerthorpe will lead this 2 session course (28 April and 5 May) designed to improve students drawing skills using a range of materials.

£36 per person for the full course or free to those on means tested benefits. Gallery admission included.

Please book with the WEA online at enrolonline.wea.org.uk or phone 0113 2453304.

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Early Years Explorers – Hear – Thu 4 May 2017

Date: Thursday 4 May 2017, 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Venue: York Art Gallery

Early Years 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 gallery’s collections and exhibitions through play. Sessions are a mixture of free flow and adult led activities which all relate to the Early Years curriculum.

Hear – Make a shaker and play the guess the sounds game.

£4.00 per child (admission applies for adults) – click here to book through Eventbrite.

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CANCELLED – WEA Life Drawing Course – Fri 5 May 2017

Date: Friday 5 May 2017, 10:30 am - 4:00 pm
Venue: York Art Gallery

Unfortunately this event has been cancelled. We apologise for any inconvenience.

Working with a life model, experienced artist and tutor, Rosie Skaife D’Ingerthorpe will lead this 2 session course (28 April and 5 May) designed to improve students drawing skills using a range of materials.

£36 per person for the full course or free to those on means tested benefits. Gallery admission included.

Please book with the WEA online at enrolonline.wea.org.uk or phone 0113 2453304.

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Art for Wellbeing – Sun 7 May 2017

Date: Sunday 7 May 2017, 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).

Free with admission, no need to book.

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SOLD OUT – “Bright earth, Fired earth”: Travels with Porcelain – Mon 8 May 2017

Date: Monday 8 May 2017, 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Venue: Yorkshire Museum

Please note that this event has now SOLD OUT.

Edmund de Waal is an artist and writer. Born in 1964, de Waal is best known for his large scale installations of porcelain vessels, which are informed by his passion for architecture, space and sound. In this lecture de Waal will explore a history of obsession with porcelain and will discuss his recent projects in Vienna, Stockholm and LA.

This event will take place at the Tempest Anderson Hall at the Yorkshire Museum.

This lecture is presented by the Centre of Ceramic Art (CoCA) at York Art Gallery in association with the University of York.

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FOYAG Talk: The ‘Twelve Apostles’ – Wed 10 May 2017

Date: Wednesday 10 May 2017, 12:30 pm - 1:00 pm
Venue: York Art Gallery

Join the Friends of York Art Gallery for a fascinating series of regular talks.

10th May – The ‘Twelve Apostles’. Artist Loretta Braganza gives a talk about her work.

This talk has been organised by the Friends of York Art Gallery but non-members are welcome to attend.

Free with admission, no need to book.

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Sketchbook Circle – Wed 10 May 2017

Date: Wednesday 10 May 2017, 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Venue: York Art Gallery

Develop skills and fill your sketchbooks at this regular informal drawing group.

£5 per session – click here to book through Eventbrite.

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Early Years Explorers – Touch – Thu 11 May 2017

Date: Thursday 11 May 2017, 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Venue: York Art Gallery

Early Years 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 gallery’s collections and exhibitions through play. Sessions are a mixture of free flow and adult led activities which all relate to the Early Years curriculum.

Touch – Make a feely collage, guess what is in the mystery bags and make a den with various texture materials.

£4.00 per child (admission applies for adults) – click here to book through Eventbrite.

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Decadent Poetry and Aesthetic Painting – Thu 11 May 2017

Date: Thursday 11 May 2017, 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Venue: York Art Gallery

Enjoy an afternoon of poetry by Oscar Wilde, Michael Field, Algernon Swinburne and more performed against the backdrop of York Art Gallery’s new Albert Moore exhibition. Then head across to King’s Manor for a poetry discussion and glass of wine.

In association with the University of York.

£3 (gallery admission applies) – click here to book through Eventbrite.

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YMT Book Club – The Yellow House by Martin Gayford – Sat 13 May 2017

Date: Saturday 13 May 2017, 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Venue: York Art Gallery

An account of the tumultuous nine weeks in which Vincent van Gogh and Paul Gauguin shared a house in the small French town of Arles and ate, drank, talked, argued, slept and painted in one of the most intense and astonishing creative outpourings in history.

Free with admission, no need to book.

Please click here to see all of our current YMT Book Club dates.

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