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What’s on today

 

Lecture
Saturday, March 17, 2018

Dr Dirk Huyge and Dr Wouter Claes, two scholars at the Royal Museums of Art and History in Brussels, will be talking about recent work at El Kab and the spectacular discoveries at Qurta.

Exhibition
Friday, February 9, 2018 - Sunday, September 9, 2018

An exhibition by curator/photographer Lauren Barnes, illustrating the everyday lives of South Koreans over the course of a year.

Exhibition
Friday, January 19, 2018 - Sunday, June 3, 2018

Led by Durham University's Music Department, this multimedia exhibition brings together visual artists and musicians to explore diverse visual responses to Indian classical music.

Family activity
Monday, October 16, 2017 - Saturday, June 30, 2018

Drop in to the Oriental Museum to see up close some of the real artefacts that inspired Charlotte’s adventure in “Teacup Travels”.

Permanent gallery
Sunday, February 26, 2017 - Thursday, December 31, 2020

This gallery was refurbished and redesigned in February 2016. It is named after man responsible for the founding of the Oriental Museum, Professor T.W. Thacker and is home to the highlights of the Ancient Egyptian collection.