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York Museums Trust’s Open Weekend

York Museums Trust’s Open Weekend

York residents are invited to visit three of York’s most popular attractions for free this weekend. York Art Gallery, the Yorkshire Museum and York Castle Museum are all free to…

June 20, 2019

New Café to Open at York Art Gallery

New Café to Open at York Art Gallery

11 March 2019 The owners of a highly regarded restaurant and café in Helmsley will bring their unique blend of freshly prepared food and great coffee to York Art Gallery…

March 11, 2019

New Chair of Trustees Appointed at York Museums Trust

New Chair of Trustees Appointed at York Museums Trust

21 February 2019 An expert in large scale strategic property and regeneration projects has been named the new Chair of the Trustees for York Museums Trust (YMT). James Grierson, from…

February 21, 2019

York Museums Trust Granted Subject Specialist Networks Project Funding

York Museums Trust Granted Subject Specialist Networks Project Funding

13 December 2018 York Museums Trust have been given Subject Specialist Networks Project Funding to support and strengthen their Contemporary Studio Ceramics Subject Specialist Network. The £78,025 funding will enable…

December 13, 2018

Free Entry to York Art Gallery with a National Lottery Ticket

Free Entry to York Art Gallery with a National Lottery Ticket

4 December 2018 From 8-9 December 2018, York Art Gallery are opening their doors for free to National Lottery players. The gallery is one of hundreds of participating National Lottery-funded…

December 4, 2018

York Castle Museum, York Art Gallery and the Yorkshire Museum Open As Normal

York Castle Museum, York Art Gallery and the Yorkshire Museum Open As Normal

1 March 2018 York Castle Museum, York Art Gallery and the Yorkshire Museum are all open normal hours this week. The Artists Garden and the Edible Wood behind York Art…

March 1, 2018

Visit York Museums Trust sites for free this York Residents’ Festival January 27 and 28 2018

Visit York Museums Trust sites for free this York Residents’ Festival January 27 and 28 2018

19 January 2018 March with the Suffragettes at York Castle Museum, learn about the birdlife of the York Museum Gardens and be inspired by the art of York Art Gallery…

January 19, 2018

York Museums Trust To Host Consultation Meetings To Improve Access Across Sites

York Museums Trust To Host Consultation Meetings To Improve Access Across Sites

16 January 2018 York Museums Trust’s Access Team is looking for volunteers to help develop new ideas and activities to ensure our venues are as accessible as possible to everyone.…

January 16, 2018

Dinosaurs, Vivienne Westwood and the BFG! York Museums Trust’s Major Exhibitions and Events for 2018

Dinosaurs, Vivienne Westwood and the BFG! York Museums Trust’s Major Exhibitions and Events for 2018

18 December 2017 Take an epic journey back to Jurassic Yorkshire, marvel at a private collection of Vivienne Westwood shoes and see the illustrations which brought the BFG to life,…

December 18, 2017

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

Rethink Ceramic Art

Family volunteering at CoCA

Family volunteering at CoCA

CoCA volunteer Jane Eddleston and her son Miles share their Family Volunteering blog.

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Derek Matthews: When an Illustrator Goes to Pot

Derek Matthews: When an Illustrator Goes to Pot

Derek Matthews looks back at his career change from children's illustrator to working with clay.

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Collect 2019: A Retrospective

Collect 2019: A Retrospective

Paul Bailey, producer of Emerging Potters magazine, looks back at this year's Collect 2019 showcase.

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Ceramic Art London 2019: A Retrospective

Ceramic Art London 2019: A Retrospective

Paul Bailey, producer of Emerging Potters magazine, looks back at this year's Ceramic Art London showcase.

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