Cookies

We use cookies to ensure that we give you the best experience on our website. You can change your cookie settings at any time. Otherwise, we'll assume you're OK to continue.

Durham University

Research & business

What's happening?

Durham University offers an exciting year-round calendar of lectures, seminars and exhibitions. Events are open to the public, so take the opportunity to engage with current debates, explore some of our beautiful buildings and grounds, expand your knowledge or learn more about our cultural artefacts.

20 April 2019

April 2019
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
May 2019
1 2 3 4 5 6
7 8 9 10 11 12 13
14 15 16 17 18 19 20
21 22 23 24 25 26 27
28 29 30

Traditional Crafts Weekend

10:00am to 4:00pm, Durham University Botanic Garden

Silversmith Les Howe, and his wife Vivienne, an artist and card designer, will be demonstrating their skills in the garden this weekend.

Contact event@durham.ac.uk for more information about this event.


Things from Home

10:00am to 5:00pm, Oriental Museum, Elvet Hill, Durham, DH1 3TH

This installation of contemporary ceramics is inspired by the objects, landscapes and food that international students miss most when they are away from home. The works were created by award winning ceramic artist, Katrin Moye.

Contact oriental.museum@durham.ac.uk for more information about this event.


SOLD! The Great British Antiquities Story

9:00am to 5:00pm, The Bowes Museum

Guest curated by Mark Westgarth of the University of Leeds, SOLD! tells the back story of 25 stunning internationally renowned objects loaned by major museums including The V&A, The British Museum, The Lady Lever Art Gallery, Temple Newsam, The National Gallery and the Museum of London, as well as a number of regional museum collections and historic houses.

Contact info@thebowesmuseum.org.uk for more information about this event.


Homelands: Documenting Centuries of Cham Migration

10:00am to 5:00pm, Oriental Museum, Elvet Hill, DH1 3TH

Exhibition by photographer James Sebright on the lives and livelihoods of the Cham diaspora.

Contact oriental.museum@durham.ac.uk for more information about this event.


The Art Studio presents: Behind the Mask

10:00am to 5:00pm, Oriental Museum, Elvet Hill, DH1 3TH

An exhibition of works in a variety of media and styles, by members of The Art Studio charity based in Sunderland, focusing on the Oriental Museum's Ancient Egyptian collections.

Contact oriental.museum@durham.ac.uk for more information about this event.


Behind the Mask

1:00pm to 3:00pm, Oriental Museum, Elvet Hill, Durham, DH1 3TH

Explore our new art exhibition Behind the Mask, inspired by our Ancient Egyptian collection. Make your own Egyptian decoration.

Contact oriental.museum@durham.ac.uk for more information about this event.