List of Events

  1. Children running down a hill in front of a large red LOVE sculpture by Robert Indiana

    Spring/Summer Visitor Pass

    Valid from 2 April–29 September 2024
    Visit as many times as you like during opening hours with our spring/summer pass.
  2. Little Wild Wood

    From 23 March 2024
    Discover Little Wild Wood – our natural creative play space, designed to inspire imaginations – somewhere for kids to connect to nature and sculpture at their level.
  3. Visitor inside Roger Hiorns Seizure, 2008, Courtesy Arts Council Collection at Yorkshire Sculpture Park

    Seizure Admission

    In order to conserve the artwork and extend it's lifespan, access to Seizure is by pre-booked time slot only. Capacity is limited and we recommend booking prior to your visit to avoid disappointment. Admission to YSP is included in all Seizure tickets.
  4. A group of people looking at abstract sculptures on plinths in a gallery space

    Exhibition Highlight Tours: Erwin Wurm

    Let us be your guide! Join one of our friendly team members for a free, bitesize tour of our Erwin Wurm: The Trap of the Truth exhibition.
  5. A woman holding the end of a large white piece of fabric which is filled with air like a balloon.

    Teacher CPD: Textiles in the Landscape

    This hands-on interactive session will explore the use of textiles in 3D contemporary art-making. Teachers will create and display their own textile sculptures in the grounds of YSP using experimental methods and a resourceful approach.
  6. A close up of a steak pie with golden crust

    Pie at The Weston

    Join us at The Weston for an evening celebrating the Yorkshire staple - pie. The exclusive pie menu features locally sourced and seasonal ingredients.
  7. A table filled with small plates of food while hands holding forks reach for the food.

    Food and Drink

  8. A shelving display of homewares

    Browse YSP Shop

  9. A silver sculpture of two figures dancing. A lake, trees and foliage surround it.

    Explore Art Outdoors

  10. A man wearing black trousers and jacket, standing between two colourful fabric wall hangings in a gallery space.

    Jonathan Baldock In Conversation with Sarah Coulson

    Join us online from wherever you are to hear Jonathan Baldock in conversation with Yorkshire Sculpture Park’s Senior Curator, Sarah Coulson.
  11. A baby and adult playing together with colourful scarves.

    Sculpture Baby: Leilah Babirye

    Spend creative time with your baby and enjoy this sensory session inspired by the Leilah Babirye exhibition in the Chapel.
  12. A group of people practicing yoga inside a gallery space, with colourful fabric hangings and paintings.

    Yoga and Sound Bath Relaxation: Leilah Babirye

    Join us for a yoga practice in the Chapel, surrounded by Leilah Babirye's Obumu (Unity) exhibition. Enjoy a breath-led, physical practice followed by a deep relaxation session, accompanied by the soothing vibrations of sound.
  13. Hands throwing sawdust onto a fire

    Raku Firing Workshop with ceramicist Mike Scown

    Join ceramicist Mike Scown (the kiln technician at YAS) at the Kiln Yard at Yorkshire Artspace for an introduction to Raku firing.
  14. A boy taking a phone photograph of a brightly coloured mosaic Buddha figure.

    Sculpture Spy Activity

    There are around 100 outdoor sculptures to be discovered at YSP. How many will you spy today?
  15. An adult and a child drawing together onto a large piece of paper leaning against a tree outdoors.

    Discover in a Day

    Start your Arts Award adventure at YSP. Arts Award Discover is an introductory programme for children and young people aged up to 25.
  16. A sculpture of a female figure with the head of a cow on their head.

    YSP Patrons and Friends: Bharti Kher behind the scenes tour

    Exclusively for YSP Patrons and Friends, join Senior Curator and Publications Lead, Sarah Coulson, for a behind the scenes tour of the Bharti Kher: Alchemies exhibition before it opens to the public.
  17. A family of 2 adults and 2 children building sculptures out of typers and plastic pipes. One of the adults is using a tramper mobility scooter.

    Outdoor Sculpture Building: Come Rain, Come Shine

    Immerse yourself in an imaginative world of sculpture making. Work and play together to build outdoor sculptures inspired by artists in the park.
  18. A flock of geese flying over a lake at sunset

    Sculpture and Nature Hunt

    Seek out sculptures and discover the beauty of nature at YSP.
  19. Two adults and a child drawing on a large sheet of paper outdoors.

    Hidden Forest Fridays

    Drop-in to the magical Hidden Forest and follow your child’s imagination as they explore, create and play under a canopy of trees.
  20. A group of children drawing in a gallery space

    Artful Saturdays: a creative family gathering

    Join us to make, discover and play every month in the Underground Gallery.
  21. A man in an orange coat doing sign language outdoors

    Bharti Kher: Alchemies BSL Tour

    Join us for a British Sign Language Sculpture tour of the extraordinary Bharti Kher: Alchemies exhibition in the Underground Gallery specially for BSL users.
  22. A man signing to a group of people outdoors, including a person using a mobility scooter

    Signs of the Landscape

    Join us for a fascinating walk with a difference to discover and learn British Sign Language (BSL) for the nature at YSP.
  23. A group of people practicing yoga in a gallery space, surrounded by colourful fabric hangings.

    Yoga and Sound Bath Relaxation: Bharti Kher

    Join us for a yoga practice in the Underground Gallery, surrounded by the Bharti Kher: Alchemies exhibition. Enjoy a breath-led, physical practice followed by a deep relaxation session, accompanied by the soothing vibrations of sound.
  24. A painting of two figures next to a table.

    Painting with rollers workshop with artist Carol Douglas

    Join York based artist Carol Douglas for a practical workshop learning how to paint with by rollers.