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Student Art Prize Exhibition 2022/23

This exhibition showcases the shortlisted entries to Durham University’s fourth annual Student Art Prize.

01 May 2023 - 18 March 2024

10:00 AM - 10:00 AM

Palatine Centre, ground floor

  • Creative
  • Exhibition
  • Public
  • Student experience

Penned and Printed

An exhibition of our Archives and Special Collections, telling hidden stories from the shelves and strongrooms.

27 May 2023 - 31 August 2024

Palace Green Library

  • Exhibition

Beautiful Durham

As a Part of the Summer in the City Art Festival and in collaboration with nine County Durham Schools, come see a collection of artworks that answer the question “What makes Durham Beautiful?”

16 August 2023 - 31 March 2024

Outdoor Art Gallery, Bill Byson Square, DH1 3LY

  • Accessible
  • Creative
  • Exhibition

Voices: contemporary art and craft from the Middle East and North Africa

An exhibition celebrating the work of emerging contemporary artists and designers from the Middle East and North Africa recently acquired by the Oriental Museum.

29 September 2023 - 12 May 2024

10:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Oriental Museum, Elvet Hill, Durham, DH1 3TH

  • Exhibitions

Welcome the Year of the Dragon

Celebrate the Spring Festival and the beginning of the Year of the Dragon

02 February 2024 - 03 March 2024

10:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Oriental Museum, Elvet Hill, Durham, DH1 3TH

  • Exhibitions

Little Dragons

Join us at the Oriental Museum on Wednesday mornings for Little Dragons, our FREE session for children under 5 and their families/carers. Each session will be packed full of exploring the museum galleries, fun craft activities, singing, games and stories.

07 February 2024 - 28 February 2024

9:30 AM - 10:30 AM

Oriental Museum

  • Creative
  • Public

Hina Matsuri

Enjoy our display of traditional Japanese dolls

13 February 2024 - 03 March 2024

10:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Oriental Museum, Elvet Hill, Durham, DH1 3TH

  • Exhibitions
  • Public
  • Family friendly

Little Dragons

Join us at the Oriental Museum on Wednesday mornings for Little Dragons, our FREE session for children under 5 and their families/carers. Each session will be packed full of exploring the museum galleries, fun craft activities, singing, games and stories.

14 February 2024 - 06 March 2024

9:30 AM - 10:30 AM

Oriental Museum

  • Creative
  • Public

Little Dragons

Join us at the Oriental Museum on Wednesday mornings for Little Dragons, our FREE session for children under 5 and their families/carers. Each session will be packed full of exploring the museum galleries, fun craft activities, singing, games and stories.

21 February 2024 - 13 March 2024

9:30 AM - 10:30 AM

Oriental Museum

  • Creative
  • Public

Durham Castle Guided Tours

Join one of our guided tours of Durham Castle - experience 1000 years of fascinating history and discover how the building has evolved in time and functions today as the home of University College.

27 February 2024

1:15 PM - 4:15 PM

Durham Castle

  • Public
  • Tour