Archaeology Through the Lens | JORVIK Viking Centre

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Archaeology Through the Lens
23rd October 2021
30th April 2022
DIG, St Saviour Church, St Saviourgate, York YO1 8NN

Load, compose, shoot and develop. No second chances.

Film cameras captured moments in time in a way that today’s digital imaging has forgotten.

Join us for a special exhibition at DIG - located on St Saviourgate, in York city centre.

looking through the archaeologist’s camera lens, as we delve into York Archaeological Trust’s archives to reveal a series of images from key excavations that began to uncover York’s Roman past…

Explore how photography has changed in the last 50 years, including stories from past and present photographers; displays of the camera equipment used to capture history, as it was uncovered; and examples of modern photographic techniques.

A fantastic experience for camera enthusiasts and history lovers.

No need to book, just turn up to DIG. Our opening times can be found here
1st November – 23rd December: Open 1pm – 4pm on weekdays and 10am-4pm on weekends.

Exhibition prices:
£2.50 adult, £1.50 concession and child, £7.25 Family of 4, £8 Family of £5.
Free entry for students until 31 December 2021
One complimentary Exhibition Catalogue per group on entry (only valid on exhibition only tickets).