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What's On

Exhibitions

Sunday 22 July 2018

The Emperor’s New Clothes: Transforming 19th Century Japan

10:00am to 5:00pm

An exhibition celebrating the 150th anniversary of the Meiji Restoration in Japan.

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.


The Hills are High

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

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

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


Wednesday 25 July 2018

Ancient Egyptian object handling

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

Pop along to our object handling station and get hand-on with a range of Ancient Egyptian objects, with the help of our curators. Suitable for all.All activities are drop in (any time between 1 and 3 pm) unless otherwise stated. All activities are included in the Museum admission price. Children must be accompanied by an adult.

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


Friday 27 July 2018

Vote 100: Super saris

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

Celebrate the centenary of the first British women winning the right to vote, see a very special sari on display and make your own textile artwork.

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


Saturday 28 July 2018

Festival of Archaeology

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

Celebrate the Festival of Archaeology by exploring the collections of treasures at the Oriental Museum and create your own treasure game.

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


Tuesday 23 October 2018

Celebrate Science 2018

10:00am to 4:00pm, Celebrate Science Marquee, Palace Green

Tuesday 23 - Thursday 25 October
The FREE, family-friendly science festival returns this October half term!
Now in its 9th year, Celebrate Science will once again bring science to life, with amazing activities and exciting experiments showing younger children how science shapes their world.
Visit the Celebrate Science Webpages for details of all the exciting events and activities taking place!