Latest Events

Sensory Tour for Adults

White structured roof with glass panels

Date: Wednesday 2 May 2018, 12:30 pm - 1:15 pm
Venue: York Art Gallery

A tactile and descriptive tour of Per Inge Bjørlo’s new display of the Anthony Shaw ceramic collection.

Everyone over 16 welcome, but especially suitable for partially sighted or blind adults.

Included in admission – click here to book on Eventbrite.

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Muddy Fingers Teapot Workshop

Three coloured bowls on a stand with a white logo

Date: Saturday 5 May 2018, 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Venue: York Art Gallery

Join Muddy Fingers Pottery at York Art Gallery to create a two cup teapot from scratch!

There will be two professional potter tutors to help guide and advise. At the start of the class there will be a demo to show you how it is done, then over the course of the workshop you will learn how to decorate and assemble the various parts of your teapot. You can use the pottery’s large collection of stamps and found materials to decorate your pot or you can draw your own design on. The teapot will then be taken back to Muddy Fingers Pottery to be fired and glazed in a glaze of your choice, ready for collection in approx. 4 weeks from the gallery.

All materials, equipment and firings are provided.

£35 per person – click here to book via Eventbrite.

Please note: Over 16s only, tickets are non refundable and non transferable.

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Art Curator’s Talk

Female curator holds large grey ceramic vessel overhead with Victorian roof space in background

Date: Wednesday 16 May 2018, 12:30 pm - 1:00 pm
Venue: York Art Gallery

Join a York Art Gallery curator or expert every third Wednesday of the month at 12.30pm for our free 30 minute curator’s talk.

Collector Anthony Shaw gives a talk about the latest curation of his collection by artist Per Inge Bjørlo.

Talks are free with no need to book (gallery admission applies).

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Feel Good Friday – Ceramics and Wellbeing

Interior gallery space with white Victorian vaulted ceiling

Date: Friday 1 June 2018, 1:30 pm - 2:00 pm
Venue: York Art Gallery

Take a break from the hustle and bustle of the city and join Collections Facilitator Fiona Green for a mindful handling session in the Anthony Shaw Space at the Centre of Ceramic Art (CoCA), York Art Gallery.

Relax in a comfortable domestic setting, take a breath and spend time living with art.

Free with admission, no need to book.

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Relaxed Opening

White structured roof with glass panels

Date: Sunday 17 June 2018, 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Venue: York Art Gallery

Our Relaxed Openings are designed for visitors who would prefer a quieter visit to the art gallery.

The gallery provides a tranquil, spacious environment for visitors to explore without the need to worry about extreme light and sound levels, confined spaces, or large crowds. Our building is fully accessible (including the cafe, shops, toilets and outside space), and our Welcome Team have received training in assiting visitors with additional needs.

There are plenty of areas where you can sit down and relax, and a designated quiet space should you need it. Our Welcome Team will be happy to help with any queries you may have.

For more information about accessibility, please visit our Access page here.

The event is free for visitors with autism, dementia, visual impairments or similar issues. Carers and children under 16 will also be admitted for free. Accompanying members of a group will be admitted for £4, and standard admission is £7.50. There is no need to book ahead.

If you require any further information about this event, please email enquiries@ymt.org.uk or phone 01904 687687.

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Sensory Tour for Adults

White structured roof with glass panels

Date: Sunday 8 July 2018, 12:30 pm - 1:15 pm
Venue: York Art Gallery

Explore the Centre of Ceramic Art’s latest exhibition with this tactile tour of ‘Lucie Rie: Ceramics and Buttons’.

Everyone over 16 welcome, but especially suitable for partially sighted or blind adults.

Included in admission – click here to book through Eventbrite.

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Feel Good Friday – Ceramics and Wellbeing

Interior gallery space with white Victorian vaulted ceiling

Date: Friday 7 September 2018, 1:30 pm - 2:00 pm
Venue: York Art Gallery

Take a break from the hustle and bustle of the city and join Collections Facilitator Fiona Green for a mindful handling session in the Anthony Shaw Space at the Centre of Ceramic Art (CoCA), York Art Gallery.

Relax in a comfortable domestic setting, take a breath and spend time living with art.

Free with admission, no need to book.

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Relaxed Opening

White structured roof with glass panels

Date: Sunday 16 September 2018, 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Venue: York Art Gallery

Our Relaxed Openings are designed for visitors who would prefer a quieter visit to the art gallery.

The gallery provides a tranquil, spacious environment for visitors to explore without the need to worry about extreme light and sound levels, confined spaces, or large crowds. Our building is fully accessible (including the cafe, shops, toilets and outside space), and our Welcome Team have received training in assiting visitors with additional needs.

There are plenty of areas where you can sit down and relax, and a designated quiet space should you need it. Our Welcome Team will be happy to help with any queries you may have.

For more information about accessibility, please visit our Access page here.

The event is free for visitors with autism, dementia, visual impairments or similar issues. Carers and children under 16 will also be admitted for free. Accompanying members of a group will be admitted for £4, and standard admission is £7.50. There is no need to book ahead.

If you require any further information about this event, please email enquiries@ymt.org.uk or phone 01904 687687.

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Feel Good Friday – Ceramics and Wellbeing

Interior gallery space with white Victorian vaulted ceiling

Date: Friday 7 December 2018, 1:30 pm - 2:00 pm
Venue: York Art Gallery

Take a break from the hustle and bustle of the city and join Collections Facilitator Fiona Green for a mindful handling session in the Anthony Shaw Space at the Centre of Ceramic Art (CoCA), York Art Gallery.

Relax in a comfortable domestic setting, take a breath and spend time living with art.

Free with admission, no need to book.

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Relaxed Opening

White structured roof with glass panels

Date: Sunday 16 December 2018, 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Venue: York Art Gallery

Our Relaxed Openings are designed for visitors who would prefer a quieter visit to the art gallery.

The gallery provides a tranquil, spacious environment for visitors to explore without the need to worry about extreme light and sound levels, confined spaces, or large crowds. Our building is fully accessible (including the cafe, shops, toilets and outside space), and our Welcome Team have received training in assiting visitors with additional needs.

There are plenty of areas where you can sit down and relax, and a designated quiet space should you need it. Our Welcome Team will be happy to help with any queries you may have.

For more information about accessibility, please visit our Access page here.

The event is free for visitors with autism, dementia, visual impairments or similar issues. Carers and children under 16 will also be admitted for free. Accompanying members of a group will be admitted for £4, and standard admission is £7.50. There is no need to book ahead.

If you require any further information about this event, please email enquiries@ymt.org.uk or phone 01904 687687.

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