Behind the Scenes at Fairfax House

Fairfax House 27 Castlegate, York

A bespoke tour of Fairfax House with Dr Sarah Burnage. With reference to the current concern about what and what not to display in galleries, discussion will focus on items, particularly pictures, which are on display and some which are not. There will also be a chance to hear about the recent urgent conservation project […]


Open Gardens of Heslington


An opportunity to visit 5-6 small, private gardens in Heslington, mostly maintained by Friends of York Art Gallery. Explore the character of this small village, which retains its rural character despite being within the orbit of the University of York campus. Refreshments will be available to purchase. Closing date for applications: 1 May 2021  


Hepworth Gallery, Wakefield and Yorkshire Sculpture Park

A coach trip from York to the Hepworth Art Gallery in Wakefield and the Yorkshire Sculpture Park. After exploring the galleries at the Hepworth, there will be time for a (self-funded) lunch at the Scupture Park followed by a guided tour of some of the most significant scupture at the Park. Return to York at […]