Events from the 29 April 2023
This online training course provides a simple, contextual overview of international boundaries and the practical measures that can be taken to resolve international boundary disputes. Through a series of short online lectures and a final practical exercise, the course explores the relevance of borders and looks at land and maritime boundary disputes, before covering methods available for dispute resolution.
01 January 2021 - 31 December 2023
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
The ancient Egyptian king Amunhotep III was the grandfather of the famous boy king Tutankhamun.
01 October 2022 - 21 May 2023
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
This exhibition showcases the work of the professional artists and craftswomen who do so much to preserve and transfer traditional knowledge and skills, adapting them for new audiences and popularising Central Asian folk art. Alongside photographs of the women practicing a variety of traditional craft techniques will be examples of their textile work.
This exhibition explores how photography turned Tutankhamun into a global sensation. It shows the most famous photographic images in archaeology, from the most famous of archaeological finds: the tomb of Tutankhamun.
Marking the 100th anniversary of the tomb’s discovery in November 1922, this exhibition created by Durham University academic, Prof Christina Riggs, examines the striking images created by photographer Harry Burton during the decade-long excavation.
09 December 2022 - 24 June 2023
12:00 PM - 12:00 PM
Outdoor Art Gallery, Bill Bryson Library Square, Durham University, Durham DH1 3LE
Book a Discover Durham Live Virtual Session- come and hear from our current students!
06 February 2023 - 29 June 2023
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Creative textile artists and stitchers Take a Stitch 2 Durham present their 2023 exhibition inspired by 950 years of Durham Castle.
01 April 2023 - 30 June 2023
Our unique cultural attractions include Durham Castle, Botanic Garden, Palace Green Library, Oriental Museum and the Assembly Rooms Theatre. Sitting right at the heart of this historic city, we are perfectly placed to offer a dazzling array of events and activities.