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'There was light': Amunhotep III and his Dazzling Age

01 October 2022 - 21 May 2023

10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Oriental Museum

The ancient Egyptian king Amunhotep III was the grandfather of the famous boy king Tutankhamun.

  • Exhibitions
  • Everyone

Guardians of the Silk Road's Heritage: Women of the mountains of Central Asia

01 October 2022 - 21 May 2023

10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Oriental Museum

This exhibition showcases the work of the professional artists and craftswomen who do so much to preserve and transfer traditional knowledge and skills, adapting them for new audiences and popularising Central Asian folk art. Alongside photographs of the women practicing a variety of traditional craft techniques will be examples of their textile work.

  • Exhibitions
  • Everyone

What’s on across our venues

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

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