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Winners Announced for the Aesthetica Art Prize Awards 2014

Dated: 08/04/2014

German artist Sybille Neumeyer was announced as the winner of the Main Prize for the Aesthetica Art Prize 2014 at the exhibition preview on 3 April. Read more

The Aesthetica Art Prize: A Dynamic and Must See Exhibition

Dated: 17/03/2014

The Aesthetica Art Prize returns this spring with new and inspiring artworks that discuss some of the most poignant issues of our times. Critically acclaimed by the art world and loved by visitors in 2013, the Aesthetica Art Prize is set to become one of the key events in the UK for engaging with new talent.  Read more

The Aesthetica Art Prize

The Aesthetica Art Prize

4 April - 22 June

Celebrating new emerging artists, the Aesthetica Art Prize champions contemporary artwork from around the world. Read more

Pop-up Gallery

Pop-up Gallery

26 Oct - 3 Nov

York Museums Trust, working with York College, will be exhibiting work from selected artists that have been inspired by the ARTIST ROOMS: Bruce Nauman exhibition, currently on display at York St Marys contemporary art space, Castlegate.  Read more

What our Visitors Think

"This work of art has taken my breath away! The exhibition in conjunction with the impressive building shocks your senses, my congratulations to the artist."

"A stunning display and a stark reminder of the throw away society we live in."

Visitors to Flood at York St Mary's