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Visit the the Museum of Archaeology,

14 July 2024 - 14 July 2024

1:00PM - 4:00PM

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

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Join us on Sunday, 14th July from 1-4pm at the Museum of Archaeology for a unique opportunity to learn about archaeological illustration. Part of the Festival of Archaeology, this event is free and open to everyone—no experience necessary.

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An archaeological illustration of a facepot

As part of the Festival of Archaeology and DUScience100, the Museum of Archaeology invites you to a special event on Sunday, 14th July from 1-4pm, focusing on archaeological illustration. Our expert archaeological illustrator will guide you through the techniques used to illustrate archaeological objects, using items on display in the museum.

Discover the fascinating process behind finds illustrations, practice your drawing skills, and gain a deeper understanding of this essential aspect of archaeology. Whether you're an aspiring artist or simply curious about how archaeologists illustrate, this hands-on experience is perfect for you.

Free and open to all, with no prior experience required.


FREE and no need to book, just drop in and enjoy.