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Art Social: Life Drawing at the Oriental Museum

Led by artist Isabel Gotti, join us for life drawing in the museum.

24 April 2024

5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Oriental Museum Elvet Hill Rd, South Rd, Durham DH1 3TH

  • Creative
  • Lates
  • Outreach & community
  • Public
  • Student experience
  • Workshop
  • Library and Collections

Twilight Opening at Palace Green Library

Palace Green Library is open until 7pm the 2nd and 4th Thursday of every month.

25 April 2024 - 09 May 2024

5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Palace Green Library

  • Accessible
  • Exhibition
  • Lates
  • Public

Twilight Talk - Unearthed wonders: Explore the Museum of Archaeology’s collection

Join our Curator of Archaeology and discover more about the history of the Museum of Archaeology and find out about its remarkable collection.

25 April 2024

5:30 PM - 6:30 PM

Palace Green Library, Durham, DH1 3RN

  • Lecture
  • Outreach & community
  • Public
  • Talks, training, seminars & conferences

Blossom Week: 'The Trees Have Spoken'

Blossom has begun to appear all around us!

27 April 2024

1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Oriental Museum

  • Creative
  • Family friendly

Launch event for Alice Dalí AR: A Rabbit Hole Awaits

Meet the designers and scientists behind Alice DalĂ­ AR, a new augmented reality experience at Durham's Botanic Garden, at this launch event.

04 May 2024

Botanic Garden

  • Festival
  • Holiday activities
  • Partnerships & Collaboration
  • Public

Japanese Children's Day

Come and join in the fun!

04 May 2024

1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Oriental Museum

  • Family friendly

Slow Stitching Workshop

Join us for a slow stitching workshop which combines relaxation with creative movements. Make a notebook cover from simple stitches and enjoy the calm.

04 May 2024

2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Oriental Museum

  • Workshop

Twilight Talk - Discoveries from the Art Collection auditing project

Join the art team as they take you on a journey through the auditing the Durham University Art Collection.

09 May 2024

5:30 PM - 6:30 PM

Palace Green Library, Durham, DH1 3RN

  • Lecture
  • Outreach & community
  • Public
  • Talks, training, seminars & conferences

Froggy Friends

Fascinating froggy friends in the Oriental Museum!

11 May 2024

1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Oriental Museum

  • Family friendly

Autism-Friendly Family Activities

Join us for some fun, autism-friendly crafts for families at the Oriental Museum when the galleries are quieter. Experiment with colour, shape and pattern and paint your own unique artwork.

16 May 2024

5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Oriental Museum

  • Accessible
  • Creative
  • Equality, Diversity, and Inclusion
  • Outreach & community
  • Public
  • Workshop
  • Family friendly