Exhibitions and Events

The Wit of York: The Good Humoured Doctor and the founding of the Yorkshire Museum

18th January 14 - 27th July 14
The Laurence Sterne Trust, in collaboration with York Museums Trust, presents this cabinet of curiosities about eighteenth-century doctor James Atkinson (1759-1839). Find out more about The Wit of York: The Good Humoured Doctor and the founding of the Yorkshire Museum.

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The Good Humour Club: A Sociable History of 18th century York
The Good Humour Club

Good Humour at Shandy Hall

4th May 14 - 28th September 14
The Good Humour Club has taken up residence in the dining room at Shandy Hall. Find out more about Good Humour at Shandy Hall.

Related events:

The Good Humour Club
The Wit of York: The Good Humoured Doctor and the founding of the Yorkshire Museum

Nocturnal Encounters: wood engravings by Colin See-Paynton

28th June 14 - 8th August 14
Work by one of Britain's leading wood engravers, Colin See-Paynton Find out more about Nocturnal Encounters: wood engravings by Colin See-Paynton.

Alison Turnbull - Like a Secret Spring in a Well-ordered Machine

17th August 14 - 26th September 14
An exhibition of recent work by contemporary artist Alison Turnbull Find out more about Alison Turnbull - Like a Secret Spring in a Well-ordered Machine.