Exhibitions and Events

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.

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Alison Turnbull: In Conversation

Artist-in-residence Brian Dettmer

17th September 14 - 26th September 14
During the residency he will be creating a new artwork for the collection using an edition of Sterne's writings Find out more about Artist-in-residence Brian Dettmer.

Moths in York

27th September 14
At the Yorkshire Museum Dr David Chesmore will be giving an introduction to moth observation, identification and recording. Find out more about Moths in York.


11th October 14 - 1st November 14
Using Tristram Shandy, as a starting point, Digressions takes in the topography, history and traditions of where the novel was written through wandering but site-specific engagements by artist, Philippa Troutman and writer, Ian Duhig. Find out more about Digressions.

Haiku in York with Subhadassi

8th November 14
Exploring Haiku and its origins, using the Yorkshire Museum collection and Garden wildlife as inspiration Find out more about Haiku in York with Subhadassi.