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From Ancient Egypt to modern China, we are the only museum in the North of England devoted entirely to the art and archaeology of the great cultures of Northern Africa and Asia.
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To celebrate Durham Book Festival, explore the Oriental Museum's collection of Japanese Manga comics and create your own to take home.
Lecture by David Rosier, Accredited Lecturer, National Association of Decorative and Fine Arts Societies (NADFAS). This is the first in the 2015/16 series of lectures by the Friends of the Oriental Museum.
OPENING HOURS AND ADMISSION
OPEN TO ALL
The Oriental Museum is open Monday - Friday, 10am - 5pm and Saturday, Sunday and Bank Holidays, 12pm - 5pm.
|Children (5 and over)||75p|
|Friends, Students, Durham University, Armed Forces, Museums Association, Art Fund||Free|
CBEEBIES TEACUP TRAVELS
Follow in the footsteps of Great Aunt Lizzie, and discover original artefacts as depicted in Charlotte and Elliot's Teacup Travel adventures, the brand new television series now on CBeebies.
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An autumnal leaf
Floats off the production line
To the Port of Tyne
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- Fascinating 'Friends' lectures this Autumn. 21 Oct, 'Dragon Imagery in Chinese Imperial Court Costume'. All welcome. http://t.co/I7uA0Msvsw
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- See our 'Stela of Senwosretankh' at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, from 12 Oct. http://t.co/WrDvHqiZ0t http://t.co/jYAGReql8Z
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