The Bouts Art Competition Young People’s Exhibition @ The Bowes Museum
20 July 2020 - 31 August 2020
Come and see the winning entries from the Bouts Art Competition in the Museum’s parterre garden and find out more about the project surrounding Dieric Bouts’ painting St Luke Drawing the Virgin and Child.
Norman Cornish: The Definitive Collection @ The Bowes Museum
01 August 2020 - 17 January 2021
Celebrating the centenary of acclaimed artist Norman Cornish MBE, this major retrospective tells the story of his enduring career with the most comprehensive collection of his work ever assembled, including a number of previously unseen pieces.
Pre-Raphaelite Knights: Reinventing the Medieval World @ The Bowes Museum
01 August 2020 - 27 September 2020
Explore a world of medieval myths and legends, of tales of heroic deeds and chivalric honour; for the most part the knights depicted by the Pre-Raphaelites in the 19th century were lovers as well as fighters.
SCIENCE SPEAKEASY: IS DEMOCRACY DEAD IN THE DIGITAL AGE? @ Life Science Centre
08 October 2020
With many people now wise to fake news and propaganda spread via platforms like Facebook, what tactics will candidates in the 2020 US Presidential election employ? Will we see a fairer race to The White House or is more drastic action needed to save democracy?
CANCELLED - Colourful Discoveries @ Discovery Museum
24 October 2020 - 21 February 2021
Step into a world of colour and discover interesting objects through a kaleidoscope lens. Some of those objects will celebrate landmark anniversaries including 40th birthdays for Tyne & Wear Metro, the Great North Run and Discovery Museum itself – all launched in 1980.
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PREVIEW: Summer fun and outdoor exhibition at The Bowes Museum
30th May 2020
As the Bowes Museum prepares to welcome visitors back, it’s announcing a packed summer programme of events, starting this week.
PREVIEW: Know Before You Go...
30th May 2020
Many of our tourism and hospitality businesses are now starting to re-open and we are looking forward to welcoming you back to Durham. Businesses across the county have been busy undertaking risk assessments and preparing their premises to ensure that they can welcome you back safely.Read More