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Discover at Home

(17 July 2020)

Discover at Home is a free downloadable resource for 5- 9 year olds which can be used at home – discover Durham University’s collections, from Durham Castle’s grand building, to the Oriental Museum’s treasures, to the colourful Art Collection, the papers of the Archives and the secrets from the Museum of Archaeology. You will Discover objects, paintings and artefacts from our collections, create art work like artist and Durham University teacher Dr Finola Finn and share your work in our online Community Gallery. For more information click here, or email

This FREE resource is available to download at home, once you have completed the activities send us a photo of your worksheet and what you have made!

The resource celebrates Durham University's Library and Collection, as well DU staff, Dr Finola Finns work, which you may have see at Lumiere Durham 2017. This work is part of DU's Art Collection!

Once completed, the work will be able to be moderated and each child will get their own official Arts Award Discover certificate!

The first 100 completed will be moderated for FREE, so your child will receive their very own qualification and accompanying certificate for Arts Award Discover. This has all been funded by Culture Bridge, and there are loads of museums across the North East taking part.

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