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Centre for Visual Arts and Culture

Centre for Visual Arts and Culture

The Centre for Visual Arts and Culture at Durham University promotes interdisciplinary research on visual culture, which is defined in a generous manner and encompasses work on the arts and humanities, social sciences, medicine and the natural sciences. It fosters collaborations both within the University and with other institutions, including museums and galleries and cinemas.

Durham Leverhulme Doctoral Scholarships: Interdisciplinary Training Programme in Visual Culture
Durham Leverhulme Doctoral Scholarships: Interdisciplinary Training Programme in Visual Culture
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During the course of this film, the Director of the Programme, Professor Ludmilla Jordanova explains the various components of the programme, with current PhD students commenting on the values of each of the distinct parts of the course and the training that this programme offers. This programme provides collaborative, interdisciplinary training in Visual Culture.

Our Forthcoming Events

Art, Architecture and Museums Series - Behind the Scenes at the Museum

13th November 2018, 17:45 to 19:45, The Gala Theatre, Durham

A panel discussion about how museums actually work. Locomotion is the only national museum in County Durham; it is part of the Science Museum Group, which also has museums in Manchester, Bradford, York and London. It is supported by Durham County Council and operates as part of the National Railway Museum, York. Shildon is the world’s first railway town. We will discuss what goes on behind the scenes at Shildon and York, and what the vision for the future is.

Judith McNicol is Director of the National Railway Museum, York
Sarah Price is Head of Locomotion, Shildon, Co Durham
Andrew McLean is Assistant Director of the National Railway Museum, York
Charlotte Kingston is Head of Interpretation and Design, National Railway Museum, York

These events are free but booking is recommended.
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