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Four-day Teen Art School – Wed 27 Feb 2019

Four-day Teen Art School

Date: Wednesday 27 February 2019, 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Venue: York Art Gallery

Join sound artist Rebecca Glover and foley artist Sue Harding for an exciting exploration of the Gallery’s art collection through sound.

Using When All is Quiet as inspiration:

  • learn how to ‘sculpt’ with sound
  • imagine the ‘sonic worlds’ that different objects in our collection may have experienced
  • record your own soundtracks inspired by our objects
  • discover the world of foley recording techniques

Not only that, but members of Kaiser Chiefs will be visiting on the final day of the course to see the work inspired by the exhibition, and to chat to attendees about their personal highlights.

This workshop:

  • is suitable for young people aged 13-17
  • takes place Tuesday 26 February – Friday 1 March 2019, 11am-4pm, including a lunch break
  • is free for children aged 16 and under. For the discounts we have available for 17 year olds, please see our visitor information page

Click here to book your tickets.

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Automaton Clock: Talk and Demonstration – Wed 27 Feb 2019

Automaton Clock: Talk and Demonstration

Date: Wednesday 27 February 2019, 2:00 pm - 2:15 pm
Venue: York Art Gallery

Join us for this talk on the Automaton Clock, an extravagant clock featuring moving figures and sound.

In this talk, we’ll discuss this fascinating clock and what we know about its history. Afterwards, we’ll activate the clock so you can see its many decorations brought to life.

The talk starts at 2pm, will last between 5-10 minutes and is included with your gallery admission. For our admission prices, please see our visitor information page.

In the meantime, why not see some of the other fascinating objects in our collection?

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