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Come “Speed Dating” to See Which Objects You Fall In Love With

Fall in love with an object of desire, discover the tantalising secrets of a mysterious figure from the past, or give the cold shoulder to those who don’t meet your exceptionally high standards… This September York Castle Museum wants you to come speed dating with our objects – with you choosing which stories we should …

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York Museums Trust Want To Hear From You About the Future of York Castle Museum

The York Castle Project What would you like to put in a York Castle Museum of the future? What stories should it tell, what should you experience and how should it make you feel? These are some of the questions York Museums Trust are inviting people to answer and help shape the future of York …

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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 Gallery are closed until further notice due to the weather conditions. Visitors are asked to plan their journey ahead as there is heavy snow and high winds …

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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. The team are putting together a consultation group which would meet every two months and want to hear the thoughts of those who may have accessibility …

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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, next year at York Museums Trust attractions. In March, Yorkshire’s Jurassic World will open at the Yorkshire Museum, exploring the deepest oceans, tropical seas and ancient …

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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 free access to our three top York attractions – York Castle Museum, the Yorkshire Museum & Gardens and York Art Gallery – for a whole …

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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 project with York Theatre Royal’s Youth Theatre was included in the Best Cultural Partnership category. The Viking Virtual Reality, created in partnership with DC …

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The Art and Science of Sleep – Two Events by Susan Aldworth

  14 July 2017  The art and science behind Susan Aldworth’s new exhibitions in York will be the focus of two events next Thursday (July 20). From 2pm-4pm Susan will be at York St Mary’s, Castlegate, to talk about the inspiration behind her current exhibition A Dark Self and the people who helped make it …

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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 area of its assessment except for Goal One, showing Excellence in Arts and Culture, which was rated as Outstanding. The Trust will also receive £1.35 million over four years …

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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 enquiries regarding the Yorkshire Museum, York Castle Museum and York Art Gallery. Once again, we apologise for any inconvenience this may have caused and thank you for your patience.

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