Exclusive Exhibition Events for YMT Card Holders at York Art Gallery, the Yorkshire Museum and York Castle Museum in 2017

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Exclusive Exhibition Events for YMT Card Holders at York Art Gallery, the Yorkshire Museum and York Castle Museum in 2017

23 January 2017 YMT Card Holders are invited to join us for three special previews and events this Spring to celebrate the opening of our fantastic new exhibitions at York Art Gallery, York Castle Museum and the Yorkshire Museum. The events are as follows –   York Art Gallery – Albert Moore: Of Beauty & Aesthetics 6 April 2017, 1.30pm – 4pm …

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Major Development Being Planned for York Castle Museum

18 January 2017 A major capital redevelopment of York Castle Museum is being planned by York Museums Trust as part of the city’s ambition to transform the Castle Gateway. The Trust is in the early stages of developing a scheme to redevelop York Castle Museum and do justice to the site and its world class collections. …

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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 the Royal Armouries in Leeds where she led campaigns to raise significant funds for capital projects and programmes. Her role at the Trust will include submitting funding …

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New Exhibition Confirmed for York Castle Museum – Chocolate: York’s Sweet Past To Open Easter 2017

4 January 2017 Chocolate: York’s Sweet Past 1 April 2017- 5 January 2018 Delve into the delicious history of some of the world’s most iconic chocolates and sweets this Easter as York Castle Museum takes you on a chocolatey tour of sweets galore. Start your chocolate journey from the museum’s Period Rooms to discover how the Georgians, …

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Christmas Special of our Relaxed Opening Event at York Castle Museum Planned for 11 December 2016

28 November 2016 York Castle Museum will be holding another Relaxed Opening event on Sunday 11 December 2016 to enabled those who would prefer a quieter visit to our museum to enjoy our Christmas decorations and activities. During the event, museum staff will put the lights on full and turn off all the sound effects to provide a a …

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York Quakers Open New Exhibition at York Castle Museum on Conscientious Objectors During the First World War

1 November 2016 The Men Who Said No 1 November 2016 – 29 January 2017 York Quakers have opened a new display at York Castle Museum as part of the 1914: When the World Changed Forever exhibition, looking at the stories behind the Conscientious Objectors of the First World War. The Men Who Said No will focus on the centenary of the Military …

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YMT Card Exclusive – Members’ Christmas Shopping Days 2016

27 October 2016 On Saturday 19 November and Saturday 10 December 2016, YMT Cardholders will receive a 20% discount on their purchases rather than the usual 10%. This will apply to all products on sale at the York Castle Museum and the Yorkshire Museum, and the majority of products at York Art Gallery (exclusions apply – please ask a member of staff during …

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Second Relaxed Opening Event To Take Place at York Castle Museum This October

5 October 2016 York Castle Museum recently welcomed members of the local branch of the National Autistic Society who delivered an Understanding Autism Talk as part of the charity’s ‘Too Much Information’ campaign in advance of the museum’s next Relaxed Opening on Sunday 16th October 2016. From 9:30am to 11:30am, the noises and sound effects will …

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York Museums Trust and York Theatre Royal Announce New Playwright Commission

20 September 2016 York Museums Trust and the York Theatre Royal are working together on a collaborative project to create a bespoke play for the Theatre Royal’s Youth Theatre to perform at the York Castle Museum. The play will be inspired by the Museum’s First World War gallery and the research the curatorial team has …

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York Castle Museum Named In Top Ten Best Museums In The UK 2016 By TripAdvisor

13 September 2016 York Castle Museum has been named in the top ten museums in the UK in the Trip Advisor 2016 Traveller’s Choice Awards. The museum entered the top ten for the first time after receiving thousands of positive reviews on the visitor feedback website. More than 3,500 reviews are in the top category of “Excellent” with …

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