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Awesome Obelisks

Find out about the ancient Egyptian obelisk on display and create your own 3D model to take home.

17 August 2024

1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Oriental Museum

  • Family friendly

Chinese Writing Workshop

Learn some Chinese characters and try writing your own.

21 August 2024

1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Oriental Museum

  • Family friendly

Elizabeth Baker, StoryTeller

Join storyteller, Elizabeth Baker, for a whole host of stories and legends from some of the different countries where the wonderful plants in our Garden grow.

22 August 2024

10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Botanic Garden

  • Family friendly

Beautiful Bastet

Bastet was the Ancient Egyptian goddess of protection. Find out why she was so important and make a fun cat painting.

23 August 2024

1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Oriental Museum

  • Family friendly

The Shang Dynasty of China

Find out about the Shang Dynasty of China and make a scary taotie mask with embossed metal detail.

24 August 2024

1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Oriental Museum

  • Family friendly

Mughal Miniatures

Create your own Indian-style miniature painting.

28 August 2024

1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Oriental Museum

  • Family friendly

Make a Mosaic

Create your own mini mosaic from glass tiles.

30 August 2024

1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Oriental Museum

  • Family friendly

Glorious Gardens

Get creative and make a mini Japanese Zen garden.

31 August 2024

1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Oriental Museum

  • Family friendly

Walk Like a Pharaoh

Find out about ancient Egyptian life and make your own sandy pyramid.

07 September 2024

1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Oriental Museum

  • Family friendly

Durham Art Collective

A youth group for 12-18 year olds to learn practical art skills.

11 September 2024

3:30 PM - 4:30 PM

7 Owengate Durham DH1 3HB

  • Creative
  • Library and Collections