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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

York Museums Trust Phone Lines Currently Down

York Museums Trust Phone Lines Currently Down

19 June 2017 Please note that the York Museums Trust phone lines are currently down, which includes our central number of 01905 687687 for the Yorkshire Museum, York Art Gallery…

June 19, 2017

Significant Court Ruling on Rates in favour of York Museums Trust

Significant Court Ruling on Rates in favour of York Museums Trust

6 June 2017 York Museums Trust’s business rates have been reduced following a court ruling which could have a significant impact on the way English and Welsh museums are valued…

June 6, 2017

Bag Search at York Museums Trust Venues

Bag Search at York Museums Trust Venues

24 May 2017 In light of the recent attack in Manchester, York Museums Trust has increased security measures at all sites. With immediate effect, all bags will be searched and…

May 24, 2017

York Museums Trust Seeks to Appoint Three New Trustees to the Board from the Autumn of 2017

York Museums Trust Seeks to Appoint Three New Trustees to the Board from the Autumn of 2017

19 May 2017 The new appointments occur at an exciting time as the Trust pursues ambitious forward plans, including a major capital project for York Castle Museum, supporting the development…

May 19, 2017

York Art Gallery Awarded Certificate of Special Commendation at the European Museum of the Year Award 2017

York Art Gallery Awarded Certificate of Special Commendation at the European Museum of the Year Award 2017

8 May 2017 York Art Gallery has been awarded a Certificate of Special Commendation at the prestigious European Museum of the Year Award (EMYA) 2017. The gallery was one of…

May 8, 2017

York Museums Trust Appoint Fundraising Manager

York Museums Trust Appoint Fundraising Manager

10 January 2017 York Museums Trust have appointed a fundraising manager to help the charity increase income for major projects, new exhibitions and events. Rebecca Williams, 33, joins the Trust from…

January 10, 2017

Moore, Picasso and Nash – Three New Exhibitions Confirmed for 2017 at York Art Gallery

Moore, Picasso and Nash – Three New Exhibitions Confirmed for 2017 at York Art Gallery

22 December 2016 Albert Moore: Of Beauty and Aesthetics 7 April 2017 – 1 October 2017 York Art Gallery presents the first monographic exhibition of York born artist Albert Joseph…

December 22, 2016

Rethink Ceramic Art

Urgent Call for Artists: FOUNTAIN PROPOSALS

Urgent Call for Artists: FOUNTAIN PROPOSALS

As part of British Ceramics Biennial 2017, AirSpace Gallery are seeking urgent artist proposals for a new ceramic FOUNTAIN for Stoke-on-Trent (deadline 14th July 2017).

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RCA Degree Show 2017

RCA Degree Show 2017

Paul Bailey visited the Royal College of Art's degree show and shares some work by rising ceramic talent.

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Katharine Morling at Cockpit Arts’ Open Studios

Katharine Morling at Cockpit Arts’ Open Studios

Paul Bailey visits Cockpit Arts' Open Studios in Deptford, South London to see Katharine Morling's ceramic work.

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Student Focus: York College Craft degree show

Student Focus: York College Craft degree show

York College's Creative Show 2017, 'In the Making', marks the 175th anniversary of the York School of Design and we take a look at the ceramic artists exhibiting at the BA (Hons) Contemporary Craft degree show from 10-15th June 2017.

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