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Beautiful Bastet

23 August 2024 - 23 August 2024

1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Oriental Museum

Bastet was the Ancient Egyptian goddess of protection. Find out why she was so important and make a fun cat painting.

  • Family friendly
  • Children and families

The Shang Dynasty of China

24 August 2024 - 24 August 2024

1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Oriental Museum

Find out about the Shang Dynasty of China and make a scary taotie mask with embossed metal detail.

  • Family friendly
  • Children and families

Mughal Miniatures

28 August 2024 - 28 August 2024

1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Oriental Museum

Create your own Indian-style miniature painting.

  • Family friendly
  • Children and families

Make a Mosaic

30 August 2024 - 30 August 2024

1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Oriental Museum

Create your own mini mosaic from glass tiles.

  • Family friendly
  • Children and families

Glorious Gardens

31 August 2024 - 31 August 2024

1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Oriental Museum

Get creative and make a mini Japanese Zen garden.

  • Family friendly
  • Children and families

Walk Like a Pharaoh

07 September 2024 - 07 September 2024

1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Oriental Museum

Find out about ancient Egyptian life and make your own sandy pyramid.

  • Family friendly
  • Children and families

Durham Art Collective

11 September 2024 - 11 September 2024

3:30 PM - 4:30 PM

7 Owengate, Art Collection

A youth group for 12-18 year olds to learn practical art skills.

  • Creative
  • School students

Magnificent Moon Jar

14 September 2024 - 14 September 2024

1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Oriental Museum

See our fabulous Korean Moon Jar - then create a mini one from clay.

  • Family friendly
  • Children and families

Horse Play

21 September 2024 - 21 September 2024

1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Oriental Museum

See the magnificent horse on display in the China Gallery and make a hobby horse.

  • Family friendly
  • Children and families

Celebrating Rosh Hashanah

28 September 2024 - 28 September 2024

1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Oriental Museum

Find out about Rosh Hashanah, the Jewish New Year festival, and make a shofar musical instrument.

  • Family friendly
  • Children and families

Durham Art Collective

09 October 2024 - 09 October 2024

3:30 PM - 4:30 PM

7 Owengate, Art Collection

A youth group for 12-18 year olds to learn practical art skills.

  • Creative
  • School students

Durham Art Collective

13 November 2024 - 13 November 2024

3:30 PM - 4:30 PM

7 Owengate, Art Collection

A youth group for 12-18 year olds to learn practical art skills.

  • Creative
  • School students
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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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