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Completed Projects

Find out more about our completed projects.

Art UK Sculpture Project

A collaboration with Art UK on their Art UK Sculpture Project.
Four purple pillars of slightly different shapes and sizes stand on stone bases arranged in a group on a lawn with a building in the background

Lanchester Diploma

The diploma is the first complete Roman Fleet Diploma to be discovered in the UK, revealing the identity of one of Britain’s first named sailors.
Photograph of a single outer face of the Lanchester Diploma

Medical Humanities

Partnership with Durham University’s Institute for Medical Humanities.
A man in a diving suit and goggles reaches up through water to an ice sheet over his head

North East Inheritance

An online catalogue of over 150,000 wills and other documents from the Durham Probate Records.
View of Palace Green Library building with Durham Cathedral in the background

Pictures in Print

An online catalogue with images of pre-1860 printed maps and topographical prints of County Durham.
Durham Castle courtyard in 1838, showing the ruined keep prior to rebuilding as Durham University accommodation

Sudan Digitisation Project

The project, funded by JISC, enabled the setting up of a staffed digitisation unit within Archives and Special Collections.
Visit by SUDAAK committee members during project

The Printing of 3D Stone Roman Sculpture

A project between the Museum of Archaeology and Teesside University. 
Photograph of a female Romano-British stone head.

Silk Roads Gallery

This major new gallery was completed in 2022, transforming the ground floor of the Oriental Museum.
Our magnificent Chinese bed sits at the centre of the new gallery.

Vital Signs

The Curator for Durham Castle Museum worked with Arts&Heritage to create an artistic brief for a project to be hosted by Durham Castle.
An archway in a stone building leading into a courtyard

Walking with the Buddha

In 2018, a Durham University team co-curated an exhibition at the Fo Guang Shan Buddha Museum.
A man wearing purple gloves positions a stone sculpture into a museum display case