Exhibitions in Durham

 
Living on the Hills - 10,000 years of Durham Palace Green Library Durham
22-Jan-15 to 22-Jan-17

This permanent exhibition uses objects from Museum of Archaeology, alongside objects from across Durham University and other regional museums to explore the last 10,000 years of...

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Shoes: Pleasure and Pain The Bowes Museum Teesdale
11-Jun-16 to 9-Oct-16

This exhibition, organised by the V&A, will display more than 200 pairs of historic and contemporary men's and women's shoes by 70 named designers, including Christian Louboutin,...

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Vocal Masterclass with Marilyn Hill Smith The Bowes Museum Teesdale
21-Jul-16 to 21-Jul-21
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Watch this talented soprano work with professional and amateur singers, and hear their voices soar in an evening of beautiful music. Tickets available from www.ticketsource.co.uk/...

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Moving Ceramics The Bowes Museum Teesdale
21-Jul-16 to 21-Jul-21
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Ceramics are known to be fragile, but can be moved if necessary with minimum risk to the object. Join curatorial intern Caroline Potts for a brief introduction to historic and...

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Echoes of Light The Bowes Museum Teesdale
30-Jul-16 to 30-Oct-16
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The Northern Branch of the Guild of Glass Engravers present a selection of their work in this display. By exhibiting glass engraved using modern techniques, the group aims to...

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Gallery Talk The Bowes Museum Teesdale
23-Aug-16 to 23-Aug-21
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Join Assistant Curator of Fine Art, Bernadette Petti, to learn more about this rare and fascinating painting, which has been saved for the nation, and other associated artworks in...

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Glass Engraving Demonstration The Bowes Museum Teesdale
17-Sep-16 to 1-Oct-16
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Join members of the Northern Branch of the Guild of Glass Engravers for live demonstrations of their art in the Museum's ceramics galleries. This demo complements the current...

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Breaking and Repairing! The Bowes Museum Teesdale
30-Sep-16
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No matter how careful, accidents can occasionally happen, and some of the ceramics in The Bowes Museum collection show evidence of breakage and repair. Join curator of ceramics...

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Museum Lates! The Bowes Museum Teesdale
6-Oct-16
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Come and experience the Museum and the Shoes: Pleasure & Pain exhibition after hours, with a late bar and delicious food in Café Bowes.

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Heavenly Heels - Make Your Own Shoe Clips The Bowes Museum Teesdale
8-Oct-16
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Join tutor Claire Spooner for a fun and relaxed workshop. You will make three pairs of fabulous shoe clips using three different techniques with feathers, fabric and ribbon. Enjoy...

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Mark Clarke – Shelf Life: The Ornaments are T The Bowes Museum Teesdale
15-Oct-16 to 12-Feb-17
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Belfast born artist Mark Clarke ponders the themes of life, love and loss. His poetic interpretations of the homemade shrine explore ideas about dementia, obsession, good and bad...

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Material Memories The Bowes Museum Teesdale
15-Oct-16
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Join Andrew Marriott for this talk on artworks made from recycled munitions and other materials available to soldiers in the First World War, and his pioneering research to uncove...

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Gallery Talk The Bowes Museum Teesdale
25-Oct-16
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Join the Museum's Exhibitions Manager, George Harris, for an introduction to the current exhibition Mark Clarke: The Objects are Talking to Me.

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Identifying Marks The Bowes Museum Teesdale
28-Oct-16
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Everyone knows that ceramics are marked underneath, but can you trust the mark, and what does it mean? Join curator of ceramics Dr Howard Coutts to learn about some of these...

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Music of Martyrs The Bowes Museum Teesdale
12-Nov-16
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Join Prof Jeremy Dibble for a talk on the profound effect the First World War had on musicians, exploring the range of emotions that their music captured in the face of heroism,...

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Dining with The Bowes in the 18th Century The Bowes Museum Teesdale
19-Nov-16 to 1-Mar-17
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Over the years, The Bowes Museum has either acquired or identified pieces already in its collections that were bought and used by the Bowes family in the 18th & 19th centuries, as...

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Gallery Talk The Bowes Museum Teesdale
22-Nov-16
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Join Assistant Curator of Fine Art, Bernadette Petti, to learn more about this rare and fascinating painting, which has been saved for the nation, and other associated artworks in...

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Gallery Talk The Bowes Museum Teesdale
25-Nov-16
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Enjoy a fascinating gallery talk by the Museum's curator of ceramics, Dr Howard Coutts, who will focus on the current display, Dining with the Bowes in the 18th Century.

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Gallery Talk The Bowes Museum Teesdale
30-Nov-16
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Join the Museum's Exhibitions Manager, George Harris, for an introduction to the current exhibition Mark Clarke: The Objects are Talking to Me.

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The Modish and the militant The Bowes Museum Teesdale
10-Dec-16

Join Lucie Whitmore to explore the links between conflict and women's fashion. This talk will explore the experiences of women in wartime Britain, the changes in mourning dress,...

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Christmas Market The Bowes Museum Bishop Auckland
17-Dec-16 to 18-Dec-16

A wide array of fabulous food and creative crafts will be on offer at the popular Christmas Market. Cost includes museum entry, so visitors can enjoy the wide range of exhibitions...

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Gallery Talk The Bowes Museum Teesdale
17-Dec-16
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Join Dr Howard Coutts, the Museum's curator of ceramics, who will focus on the current display, Dining with the Bowes in the 18th Century.

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The Allure of Napoleon The Bowes Museum Teesdale
14-Jan-17 to 19-Mar-17
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Featuring outstanding artworks held in the Museum's collection, the display will offer the opportunity to learn more about the Founders' interest in Napoleon and his times. It...

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Gallery Talk Teesdale
19-Jan-17
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Join the Museum's Exhibitions Manager, George Harris, for an introduction to the current exhibition Mark Clarke: The Objects are Talking to Me.

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Collecting Europe The Bowes Museum Teesdale
21-Jan-17 to 26-Mar-17
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This in-focus display will explore some of the exceptional paintings in the Museum's collection and the driving force behind their acquisition, inaugurating the Museum's 125th...

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Gallery Talk The Bowes Museum Teesdale
27-Jan-17
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Join Dr Howard Coutts, the Museum's curator of ceramics, who will focus on the current display, Dining with the Bowes in the 18th Century.

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Gallery Talk The Bowes Museum Teesdale
10-Feb-17
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Join the Museum's Exhibitions Manager, George Harris, for an introduction to the current exhibition Mark Clarke: The Objects are Talking to Me.

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Gallery Talk The Bowes Museum Bishop Auckland
24-Feb-17
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Join Dr Howard Coutts, the Museum's curator of ceramics, who will focus on the current display, Dining with the Bowes in the 18th Century.

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