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Events from the 22 June 2023 Reset

Museum of Archaeology Gallery

Enjoy our new special exhibition exploring the rich prehistoric and Roman archaeology of Durham.

01 January 2022 - 01 December 2023

10:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Museum of Archaeology, Palace Green Library, Durham DH1 3RN

  • Exhibitions
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Photographing Tutankhamun

This exhibition explores how photography turned Tutankhamun into a global sensation. It shows the most famous photographic images in archaeology, from the most famous of archaeological finds: the tomb of Tutankhamun. Marking the 100th anniversary of the tomb’s discovery in November 1922, this exhibition created by Durham University academic, Prof Christina Riggs, examines the striking images created by photographer Harry Burton during the decade-long excavation.

09 December 2022 - 17 July 2023

12:00 PM - 12:00 PM

Outdoor Art Gallery, Bill Bryson Library Square, Durham University, Durham DH1 3LE

  • Exhibitions
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Student Art Prize Exhibition 2022/23

This exhibition showcases the shortlisted entries to Durham University’s fourth annual Student Art Prize.

01 May 2023 - 18 March 2024

10:00 AM - 10:00 AM

Palatine Centre, ground floor

  • Creative
  • Exhibition
  • Public
  • Student experience

Penned and Printed

An exhibition of our Archives and Special Collections, telling hidden stories from the shelves and strongrooms.

27 May 2023 - 31 August 2024

Palace Green Library

  • Exhibition

Remembering Hiroshima and Nagasaki

This moving exhibition, produced in collaboration with the Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum, highlights the devastation wreaked by the atomic bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki in 1945.

07 June 2023 - 10 September 2023

10:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Oriental Museum, Elvet Hill, Durham, DH1 3TH

  • Exhibitions
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Throwing it Out There: the Archaeology of Ritual, Rivers and Rubbish

Have you ever thrown a coin in a wishing well? You might not know it, but that is a kind of ritual! This exhibition will explore the rich ritual history of the rivers of County Durham, showcasing local objects from the Bronze Age to the medieval period and beyond.

16 June 2023 - 12 November 2023

10:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Museum of Archaeology, Palace Green Library, Palace Green, Durham DH1 3RN

  • Exhibition
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Fragments from History exhibition tour

Learn more about the current exhibition hosted inside Durham Castle and have more time to enjoy it at the end of a standard tour.

22 June 2023

3:15 AM - 4:15 PM

Durham Castle

  • Exhibition
  • Public
  • Tour
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Twilight Opening at Palace Green Library

Palace Green Library is open until 7pm the 2nd and 4th Thursday of every month.

22 June 2023

5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Palace Green Library

  • Exhibitions
  • Lates
  • Public
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Twilight Talk: Throwing it Out There: Creating an Exhibition

This talk by a group of Master of Arts Museum and Artefact Studies students will share some anecdotes and information about the fun and challenges of creating an exhibition to do with rituals.

22 June 2023

5:45 PM - 6:45 PM

Palace Green Library, Durham DH1 3RN

  • Exhibition
  • Lecture
  • Public
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