Exhibitions in Durham

 
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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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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Only in England The Bowes Museum Teesdale
25-Feb-17 to 7-May-17
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Fascinated by the eccentricities of English social customs, Tony Ray-Jones spent the latter half of the 1960s travelling across England, photographing what he saw as a disappearin...

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Paiting the Theatre: Garrick in Action The Bowes Museum Teesdale
8-Apr-17 to 9-Jul-17
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A celebration of England's 18th Century best-known actor David Garrick (1717-1779) to mark the 300th anniversary of his birth. The Museum has recently acquired two outstanding...

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Gallery Talk The Bowes Museum Teesdale
5-May-17
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Join Assistant Curator of Fine Art, Bernadette Petti to explore the recent acquisition St Luke Drawing the Virgin and Child by the workshop of Dieric Bouts, now on display in the...

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Jonathan Long: Martin Parr, Tony-Ray Jones The Bowes Museum Teesdale
6-May-17
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Join Jonathan Long, Prof. of German & Visual Culture at Durham University whose talk Martin Parr, Tony Ray-Jones, & the Face of the Nation complements the current exhibition Only...

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Beautiful Batik The Bowes Museum Teesdale
6-May-17
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Explore & sketch St Luke Drawing the Virgin & Child in this free workshop, before creating your own Hot Wax batik which will later form part of a summer celebration marking the...

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North East Morris Minor Club The Bowes Museum Teesdale
7-May-17
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Members of the North East Morris Minor Club will display 30 classic cars on the Museum terrace. Come and relive the motoring era of days gone by, and ask the owners anything about...

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Gallery Talk - Painting the Theatre The Bowes Museum Teesdale
12-May-17
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Join the Museum's Assistant Curator of Fine Art, Bernadette Petti, to learn more about the current exhibition Painting the Theatre: Garrick in Action.

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Artist Trickery of the 15th Century The Bowes Museum Teesdale
13-May-17
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Learn to draw like St Luke in this free workshop. Have a go at silverpoint drawing before making your own oil paint to create a masterpiece inspired by St Luke Drawing the Virgin...

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Painting workshop - Automatism The Bowes Museum Teesdale
22-May-17
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Join artist Linda Birch to create a painting using an early form of `Automatism` developed from Leonardo de Vinci and promoted by the artist Alexander Cozens (1717 – 1786). This...

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Gallery Talk The Bowes Museum Teesdale
25-May-17
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Join Assistant Curator of Fine Art, Bernadette Petti to learn more about the Museum's collection of Spanish paintings, the largest public collections in the UK. The second in this...

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World War I Lecture Series: Home Comforts The Bowes Museum Teesdale
27-May-17
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Explore the role of the Red Cross and the work of volunteers to aid the recovery of the wounded and sick soldiers sent to the North of England, through this interactive and hands-...

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Ready, Steady, Action! - Family Fun Day The Bowes Museum Teesdale
30-May-17
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During this fun packed day of drop-in activities you can listen to Tillytoo Tales performing her fantastic stories and try a variety of theatre inspired crafts. Children must be...

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Fantastic Founders - John and Joséphine Bowes The Bowes Museum Bishop Auckland
31-May-17
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Learn about the founders of the Museum, John & Joséphine Bowes, in this interactive drop-in workshop before exploring their amazing collection. Children must be accompanied by an...

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Fun with Clay The Bowes Museum Teesdale
1-Jun-17 to 2-Jun-17
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Explore and sketch in the ceramics galleries before creating your very own clay creation in this fun workshop. Booking required on 01833 690606. Children must be accompanied by an...

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Gallery Talk The Bowes Museum Teesdale
2-Jun-17
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Join Assistant Curator of Fine Art, Bernadette Petti to explore the recent acquisition St Luke Drawing the Virgin and Child by the workshop of Dieric Bouts, now on display in the...

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Gallery Talk - Painting the Theatre The Bowes Museum Teesdale
7-Jun-17
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Join Guest Curator, Veronique Gerard Powell, to learn more about the current exhibition Painting the Theatre: Garrick in Action.

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Painting Workshop - Colour Themed Paintings The Bowes Museum Teesdale
12-Jun-17
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Join artist Linda Birch to explore painting with new and limited colour combinations. Many of the best paintings are those with a limited number of colours (for example Thomas...

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Richard III and the Wider World The Bowes Museum Teesdale
28-Jun-17
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Richard III and historical enthusiasts are invited to a varied programme of talks looking at the Northern attitude towards the King; 15th century Netherlands; dress of differing...

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