Museums at Night 2017

Enjoy the grounds of YSP open until 21.00. Some events bookable, see below
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Adults free
Children free

This event is not bookable online, read information below for details.

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Join YSP on 19 May 2017 for Museums at Night, the biannual celebration when hundreds of museums, galleries, libraries, archives and heritage sites open their doors after hours. 
Enjoy the grounds of YSP which will remain open until 21.00, or book on to a special event:

Tony Cragg at Night-Time - Fully Booked
18.00 – 19.30  / Adults £8

Join YSP Senior Curator Helen Pheby for this exclusive in-depth tour of the Underground Gallery and open air. Enjoy this rare opportunity to see the works by Tony Cragg after normal opening hours. This tour is designed for 14+.

Kaleidoscope Mindful Colouring
18.30 – 20.00 / £6

Join wellbeing specialist and artist Rachel Howfield Massey for a mindful colouring workshop inspired by the rich colours and undulating shapes evident in Kaleidoscope: Colour and Sequence in 1960s British Art, using a range of techniques to soothe stress and encourage feelings of focus and calm. Book here
Tony Cragg: A Rare Category of Objects - Family Tour - Fully Booked
19.30 – 20.30 / Adults and Children £3

YSP invites you to a family-friendly tour after normal opening hours through the major exhibition by Tony Cragg in the Underground Gallery, exploring his ‘rare category of objects’, by torch light. This tour is designed for families.

Twilight Lake Walk
19.30 / £6

Join our experienced Heritage team for a walk and talk around the Park’s historic lakes to discover its interesting follies by candlelight, in this exclusive after-hours event as the sun goes down across the YSP lakes. Book here

Simply Sitting at Sunset
20.30 / £6

Experience the change of light from day to night in James Turrell’s tranquil Deer Shelter Skyspace at YSP. Book here

Why not join us for dinner? To celebrate this late night opening, we are offering 10%* off all food and drink from 5pm–8.30pm (restaurant closes at 9pm).

Free parking is available after 5pm. *cannot be used with any other offer.
Parking is advised at YSP Centre main car park. Bathroom facilities available at YSP Centre.