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 The Guild of Media Arts was formed in 2015 as the lifelong custodian of York’s designation as a UNESCO City of Media Arts. 

 What we do 


 We run great socials 

 We create networking events 

 We run skills workshops 

 We provide a place to collaborate 

 We bring media arts into the lives of York's residents. 

 The Guild are heavily involved in York's Mediale Festival


 To find out more about becoming a member,  click here.  

 The Guild is a bridging organisation that aims to connect our world
 "where creativity  and technology meet" 

Membership of  The Guild of Media Arts  is open to everyone who supports York and Media Arts. We have a wide-ranging membership, including individuals and organisations involved in (but not limited to):

- Games design 

- Graphic design

- Digital photography 

- Film

- Light art

- Digital art

- Animation

- Generative Art

- Video games 

- Robotics

Why not add your knowledge to York's biggest guild as a member or  apply to join our court  to directly support the development of The Guild. 

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York's UNESCO designation as a city of Media Arts is for everyone.


We welcome and encourage the use of our logo to show support for York's Media Arts and wider creative community, and the wider UNESCO Creative Cities network.

Please do use the logo as appropriate:

  • On your website

  • On social networks

  • On your letter headed paper

  • On project applications

  • In your email footer

Please download the appropriate logo for your status or organisation, from Google Drive, below, checking guidelines and advice to help you choose the right version.

If you need a different file type, please let us know by messaging us on our chat app in the bottom right of your screen or completing our contact form.

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