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Home Learning


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.

Online Gallery

View the amazing creations you have all been making! #MuseumFromHome

Family Activities

Craft activities inspired by the collections and designed to be done with the whole family. Practical, creative and fun!

Arts Award

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 5s Online

Resources, ideas and interactive videos so all our Little Dragons and Little Bookworms can join in the fun!

Primary Aged Children Online

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 Online

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 Online Resources

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.

Community Groups

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.

Art Online

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.

Live Online Sessions

The Learning and Engagement Team offer a range of interactive primary, secondary and post-16 curriculum relevant, collections centred sessions.

Explore the Collections

Explore the collections online that we use as our inspiration at the Oriental Museum, Palace Green Library Archive and Special Collections, Museum of Archaeology, Durham Castle and the Art Collection.

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Art Collection