Museum From Home
The Learning & Engagement Team have been inspired by the BBC Arts' Culture in Quarantine. If you wish to join in, please use our online resources to help you take part. From creating pieces of art to amazing video clips, be inspired by our collections from the comfort of your own home!
Share your creations using #MuseumFromHome on Twitter, Instagram and Facebook.
Don't forget to mention @dulearning or @dumuseums on your posts so we can see your amazing #MuseumFromHome crafty creations! We will display some of your wonderful work in our Online Gallery.
Summer in the City (SITC)
Durham’s art, music and theatre festival, is going digital. A collaboration between Durham University and Durham County Council, this new online platform will present a programme of cultural and creative events throughout June for everyone to enjoy from home.
Craft activities inspired by the collections and designed to be done with the whole family. Practical, creative and fun!
Discover the wonders of the Durham University Art Collection, Explore the unlimited possibilities of your creativity and have a go at an Arts Award at home!
Under 5's Online
Resources, ideas and interactive videos so all our Little Dragons and Little Bookworms can join in the fun!
Primary Aged Children
To help with home education, ideas for the children and for having fun exploring our collections, we have a series of resources for primary school aged children to get involved!
Secondary Aged Children
Using our historic heritage, archive and special collections' primary sources, explore these resources to help with a range of secondary school history topics.
Post 16 Research Skills
If you are wanting to develop your research, essay writing, exam skills or looking for help with your Extended Pupil Qualification (EPQ), we have some helpful resources using the library and collections of Durham University.
Activities for community groups or just something fun to do at home with loved ones. These activities are especially designed to be simple, active and practical.
Quarantine does not mean creativity has to stop. Inspired by the Durham Univsity Art Collection and the artists we work with, explore these activities to explore your creativity using what you have around you at home.
Explore the Collections
Explore the collections online that we use as our inpsriation at the; Oriental Museum, Palace Green Library Archive and Special Collections, Museum of Archaeology, Durham Castle and the Art Collection.
Explore Durahm University Library & Collections Blog posts, Podcasts and more with our online community pages.