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Give a year of great days out this Christmas with the YMT Card

Give a year of great days out this Christmas with the YMT Card

Looking for the perfect present? We’ve got the ultimate stocking-stuffer… Give your loved ones an unforgettable year of discovery and inspiration this Christmas. With a YMT Card they’ll enjoy unlimited…

November 7, 2017

Projects involving York Museums Trust shortlisted for three York Cultural Awards

Projects involving York Museums Trust shortlisted for three York Cultural Awards

1 November 2017 Three projects which York Museums Trust (YMT) collaborated with partners on have been shortlisted in this year’s York Cultural Awards. York Castle Museum’s Forward to Victory theatre…

November 1, 2017

Last chance to see two major exhibitions at York Art Gallery and the Yorkshire Museum this week

Last chance to see two major exhibitions at York Art Gallery and the Yorkshire Museum this week

31 October 2017 This weekend is the last chance to see two major exhibitions by York Museums Trust. Viking: Rediscover the Legend at the Yorkshire Museum, in partnership with the…

October 31, 2017

Centre of Ceramic Art granted membership of the International Academy of Ceramics

Centre of Ceramic Art granted membership of the International Academy of Ceramics

3 October 2017 The Centre of Ceramic Art (CoCA) at York Art Gallery has been awarded membership of the prestigious International Academy of Ceramics (IAC). CoCA was one of a…

October 3, 2017

World renowned art experts in York for Picasso events

World renowned art experts in York for Picasso events

29 August 2017 Two internationally renowend art critics are coming to York to speak about the life and work of Pablo Picasso. On Monday (September 4) Dr Marilyn McCully will…

August 29, 2017

PICASSO: Ceramics from the Attenborough Collection – A Major New Exhibition at York Art Gallery

PICASSO: Ceramics from the Attenborough Collection – A Major New Exhibition at York Art Gallery

18 July 2017 Ceramic works of art by one of the world’s most famous artists, Pablo Picasso, go on public display at the Centre of Ceramic Art in York Art…

July 18, 2017

Double Discount Shopping Day at all of our sites for YMT Card Holders on 15 July 2017

Double Discount Shopping Day at all of our sites for YMT Card Holders on 15 July 2017

11 July 2017 Join us on Saturday 15 July for a YMT Card Holders shopping special with 20% discount in our gift shops at the Yorkshire Museum, York Castle Museum…

July 11, 2017

York Museums Trust Successful in Arts Council England Bid

York Museums Trust Successful in Arts Council England Bid

27 June 2017 York Museums Trust has been successful in securing £4.9 million of Arts Council England funding over the next four years. The Trust was rated strong in every…

June 27, 2017

York Art Gallery wins Visitor Attraction of the Year at the Visit York Tourism Awards

York Art Gallery wins Visitor Attraction of the Year at the Visit York Tourism Awards

23 June 2017 York Art Gallery has been named as the Visitor Attraction of the Year (Over 50,000 visitors) at this year’s Visit York Tourism Awards. This is the second…

June 23, 2017

York Museums Trust Phone Lines Repaired

York Museums Trust Phone Lines Repaired

20 June 2017 The York Museums Trust phone lines have now been repaired and our central number is now contactable – 01904 687687 – which can be used for all…

June 20, 2017

Rethink Ceramic Art

London Design Fair impressions

London Design Fair impressions

Paul Bailey shares his impressions of London Design Fair 2017.

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Wendy Kershaw: Drawing in Ceramics

Wendy Kershaw: Drawing in Ceramics

Paul Bailey explores the work of ceramic maker Wendy Kershaw currently on show in 'Drawing in Ceramics' at The Biscuit Factory, Newcastle.

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Artist in focus: Beatriz Sala Santacana

Artist in focus: Beatriz Sala Santacana

Cuban ceramic artist Beatriz Sala Santacana uses found objects and recycled materials in her ceramic sculptures, here she shares some of her work and ideas.

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Artist in Focus: Straiph Wilson

Artist in Focus: Straiph Wilson

My ceramic work is in part a reactive agitation from my long working career as a technician in the field of behavioural ecology and evolutionary biology.

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