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Twilight Opening at Palace Green Library

13 June 2024 - 13 June 2024

5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Durham World Heritage Site Visitor Centre, Museum of Archaeology

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

  • Accessible
  • Exhibition
  • Lates
  • Public
  • Everyone

Gel Plate Printmaking Workshop with Sarah Calavera

14 June 2024 - 14 June 2024

5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

7 Owengate, Art Collection

Dive into The Dynamic Universe of Gel Printing!

  • Creative
  • Lates
  • Workshop
  • Everyone
  • Lifelong Learners and Community groups
  • School students
  • Students in HE
  • Teachers / Home Educators
  • Young People

Wonderful Weather Dolls

15 June 2024 - 15 June 2024

1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Oriental Museum

Find out about teru teru bozu - the famous Japanese weather doll and have a go at making one.

  • Family friendly
  • Children and families

Botanic Garden Fun Day

16 June 2024 - 16 June 2024

10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Botanic Garden

Following the success of last year’s inaugural Botanic Garden Fun Day, this has now become an annual event and will take place on Sunday 16 June, from 10am-4pm. This family-friendly, Fun Day offers loads of free activities, all in the beautiful surroundings of the Garden.

  • Family friendly
  • Children and families

Student Art Prize 2023/24 Awards Event!

17 June 2024 - 17 June 2024

6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

Palatine Centre, Art Collection

Join us at this special awards evening and view the Student Art Prize 2023/24 shortlisted exhibition.

  • Creative
  • Exhibition
  • Lates
  • Student experience
  • Talks, training, seminars & conferences
  • Alumni
  • Everyone
  • Students in HE

Little Dragons

19 June 2024 - 19 June 2024

9:30 AM - 10:31 AM

Oriental Museum

Join us at the Oriental Museum on Wednesday mornings for Little Dragons, our FREE session for children under 5 and their families/carers. Each session will be packed full of exploring the museum galleries, fun craft activities, singing, games and stories.

  • Creative
  • Public
  • Under 5s

Little Dragons

19 June 2024 - 19 June 2024

10:45 AM - 11:45 AM

Oriental Museum

Join us at the Oriental Museum on Wednesday mornings for Little Dragons, our FREE session for children under 5 and their families/carers. Each session will be packed full of exploring the museum galleries, fun craft activities, singing, games and stories.

  • Creative
  • Public
  • Under 5s

Autism-Friendly Family Activities

20 June 2024 - 20 June 2024

5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Oriental Museum

Join us for some fun, autism-friendly crafts for families at the Oriental Museum when the galleries are quieter. Experiment with ways of folding, scrunching and sticking to make your own paper sculpture.

  • Accessible
  • Creative
  • Equality, Diversity, and Inclusion
  • Outreach & community
  • Public
  • Workshop
  • Family friendly
  • Children and families
  • Everyone

Twilight Opening at Oriental Museum

20 June 2024 - 20 June 2024

5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Oriental Museum

Oriental Museum is open until 7pm the 1st and 3rd Thursday of every month.

  • Accessible
  • Exhibitions
  • Lates
  • Public
  • Everyone

Play Time!

22 June 2024 - 22 June 2024

1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Oriental Museum

Explore our new exhibition all about play and toys, then try making your own game.

  • Family friendly
  • Children and families

Little Dragons

26 June 2024 - 26 June 2024

9:30 AM - 10:31 AM

Oriental Museum

Join us at the Oriental Museum on Wednesday mornings for Little Dragons, our FREE session for children under 5 and their families/carers. Each session will be packed full of exploring the museum galleries, fun craft activities, singing, games and stories.

  • Creative
  • Public
  • Under 5s

Little Dragons

26 June 2024 - 26 June 2024

10:45 AM - 11:45 AM

Oriental Museum

Join us at the Oriental Museum on Wednesday mornings for Little Dragons, our FREE session for children under 5 and their families/carers. Each session will be packed full of exploring the museum galleries, fun craft activities, singing, games and stories.

  • Creative
  • Public
  • Under 5s

Twilight Opening at Palace Green Library

27 June 2024 - 27 June 2024

5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Durham World Heritage Site Visitor Centre, Museum of Archaeology

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

  • Accessible
  • Exhibition
  • Lates
  • Public
  • Everyone

Twilight Talk - Twilight Talk: Under Durham: Searching for Stories in Objects

27 June 2024 - 27 June 2024

5:30 PM - 6:30 PM

Durham World Heritage Site Visitor Centre, Museum of Archaeology

Join this year’s Museum of Archaeology's MA Museum and Artefact students as they explore some of the interesting objects from their exhibition Under Durham: The untold stories, and how they discovered and researched the stories behind them.

  • Lecture
  • Outreach & community
  • Public
  • Talks, training, seminars & conferences
  • Everyone

Portrait and Figure Drawing with Isabel Gotti 1. Portrait Drawing Crash Course

28 June 2024 - 28 June 2024

5:00 PM - 7:30 PM

7 Owengate, Art Collection

Want to sharpen your drawing skills or draw? Join our Arts Social with Durham University's Art Collection for a tutored drawing session.

  • Creative
  • Everyone
  • Lifelong Learners and Community groups
  • Students in HE

Magnificent Manga

29 June 2024 - 29 June 2024

1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Oriental Museum

Explore the Oriental Museum's collection of Japanese Manga comics and create your own to take home.

  • Family friendly
  • Children and families

Portrait and Figure Drawing with Isabel Gotti 2.Facial Features

05 July 2024 - 05 July 2024

5:00 PM - 7:30 PM

7 Owengate, Art Collection

Want to sharpen your drawing skills or draw? Join our Arts Social with Durham University's Art Collection for a tutored drawing session.

  • Creative
  • Everyone
  • Lifelong Learners and Community groups
  • Students in HE

Tanabata Festival

06 July 2024 - 06 July 2024

1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Oriental Museum

Tanabata is the Japanese summer star festival. Find out about this special time of year and make tanabata decorations.

  • Family friendly
  • Children and families

Silk Painting Workshop

06 July 2024 - 06 July 2024

2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Oriental Museum

Join us for a creative workshop led by artist Gail Bell and design your own silk painting.

  • Workshop
  • Everyone

MG Car Display

07 July 2024 - 07 July 2024

10:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Botanic Garden

The Durham MG & Classic Car Club was formed in 2001 for local car enthusiasts interested in MG cars, both classic and modern. This informal gathering will showcase cars representing models produced from the late 1940s through to the early 2000s.

  • Family friendly
  • Children and families
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What’s on across our venues

Our unique cultural attractions include Durham Castle, Botanic Gardens, Historic Libraries at Palace Green, Oriental Museum, Museum of Archaeology and our World Heritage Visitor Centre. Whatever your interest, there's something for everyone to enjoy.

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