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Research

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.

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Playing with Time Exhibition

12:00pm to 5:00pm, Oriental Museum, Elvet Hill, DH1 3TH

Encompassing three interactive, kinetic and optical sculptural objects, this installation in our Malcolm MacDonald Gallery aims to engage families and independent adults with complex ideas relating to the physics and philosophy of time, through an exhibition of playful and accessible artworks.

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


Scaling the Heights

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

An exhibition by artists Stephen, Margaret and Kate Livingstone, working with Dr. Abbie Garrington of Durham University, to recreate heroic Himalayan mountain climbs in miniature using vintage Action Men figures.

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


Shattering Perceptions: The Women of Archaeology

10:00am to 4:45pm, Museum of Archaeology at Palace Green Library

A temporary exhibition exploring the diverse achievements of women in archaeology

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


Hidden Women

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

New tour highlights the 'hidden women' at the Oriental Museum

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