DATE: 15 March 2022
Dive into a brick play pit at York Castle Museum this Easter and build your dream castle!
York Castle Museum are thrilled to have partnered with world renowned BRICKLIVE to offer an exciting, playful and immersive event, suitable for the whole family! Visitors will have the chance to join in the fun in …
DATE: 28 February 2022
100 Women Changemakers
Opens 9 March 2022
York Museums Trust are excited to be partnering with community history project, HERSTORY.YORK (herstoryyork.org.uk), to bring a new exhibition to York Castle Museum. Funded by the National Lottery Heritage Fund and York Rotary, the exhibition will open during York International Women’s Week. It …
DATE: 24 FEBRURY
York Museums Trust are today (24 February) announcing that Reyahn King will step down as Chief Executive Officer in summer to take up the position of Director of Heritage Properties at the National Trust for Scotland.
Reyahn King joined York Museums Trust in September 2015, taking over the leadership of the independent charity which cares …
DATE: 13 December 2021
In support of the health and wellbeing of its staff, York Museums Trust will close to the public and pause all activities behind the scenes for one week in early January 2022.
Like many cultural institutions and charities, York Museums Trust has had a challenging 18 months surviving the pandemic. Staff have worked hard, dealing …
DATE: 24 November 2021
York Museums Trust are delighted to be partnering with House of Memories, an award-winning dementia awareness programme developed by National Museums Liverpool, to launch a new and free digital app that will help people living with dementia.
The newly created package, entitled ‘York Memories’, will help people recall memories using a variety of …
New research project, ‘Heritage Hunters’, will look back in time and find out about the people who have previously lived in the area
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York Museums Trust are excited to be working with residents from York’s Hull Road in a new community project involving research into …
DATE: 11th November 2021
Step foot into a Christmas tale at York Castle Museum this winter and rediscover all the magic of the season!
Our famous Victorian Street, Kirkgate, has been transformed into a glistening snow-covered ‘stage’ where spectacular large-scale projections present a very special Christmas story full of festive cheer.
As the theatrical curtain rises, …
DATE: 16 September 2021
An exhibition in partnership with Refugee Action York
7 October – 14 November 2021
Works of art created during lockdown by asylum seekers in York are to go on show at York Castle Museum as part of an upcoming community exhibition focusing on the work of the charity Refugee Action York (RAY).
The works were painted during …
DATE: 28 June 2021
York Museums Trust is inviting tenders to help evaluate and analyse visitor data to help us better understand our audiences and to inform our future plans as an audience focused organisation.
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DATE: 4th June
York Museums Trust’s project #CuratorBattle has been shortlisted for two national awards.
The online project, which has been enjoyed by millions on Twitter over the last year, has been named a finalist in this year’s Association of Heritage Interpretation (AHI) Awards. The winner will be announced this November.
The nomination …