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24th May 2017

2017 marks the 175th anniversary of the first York School of Design, established in 1842, making it one of the first design schools outside London.

Help celebrate this significant date by visiting our Creative Shows that are running in June 2017.  We are searching for the next contemporary students in Art and Design to carry on this rich creative heritage and tradition.

We are planning a series of lectures to commemorate this year and also will be producing a book to document this milestone in Art and Design education, look out for details of these.

The Creative Show is an exhibition of Further Education and Higher Education students studying Art, Design & Craft courses at York College. The exhibition shows the inspirational ideas and achievements of students in a range of disciplines; drawing, painting, print-making, glass, ceramics, jewellery, sculpture, 3D, product design, film, digital imaging, animation, photography, fashion, design and graphics.


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Creative Show 17: BA (Hons) Courses

Quad South Hall, YSJ University, York

Savour the very best creativity from students studying degree courses at York College including BA (Hons) Contemporary 3D Crafts, BA (Hons) Fashion Design & Production, BA (Hons) Graphic Design

Exhibition runs Saturday 10th June - Thursday 15th June, 10.00am - 5.00pm
Private View: Friday 9th June, 6.00pm - 8.00pm

Creative Show 17: Foundation and UAL Extended Diplomas

Art and Design Studios floor 2 and floor 3, York College

A celebration of student work from the Art, Design and Craft Division. Courses include the Foundation Diploma in Art and Design, UAL Level 1 and Level 2 Art & Design and UAL Level 3 in Art & Design, Design Crafts, Fashion & Clothing and Graphic Design

Exhibition runs Friday 16th June - Thursday 22nd June, 10.00am - 5.00pm (Saturday 17th June, 10.00am - 12.00 noon)
Private View: Thursday 15th June, 6.00pm - 8.00pm

Creative Show 17: A Level and Access Art & Design

Art and Design Studios floor 3, York College

An established event in York's creative calendar. View the very best from students studying A Levels in Fine Art, Photography and Textiles as well as students on the Level 3 Access (Adult) Creative Art, Design and Media courses.

Exhibition runs Friday 30th June - Wednesday 5th July, 10.00am - 5.00pm (Saturday 1st July, 10.00am - 12 noon)
Private View: Thursday 29th June, 6.00pm - 8.00pm

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