Events in Durham

Events in Durham

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Upcoming events in Durham and County Durham:

Creative Age Project (55+)

Thursday, October 17, 2019, 13:00

The Witham, Barnard Castle: Dates: Oct 3, 2019 until Feb 27, 2020. Creative Age Project | The Witham Arts Centre in Barnard Castle is seeking to recruit adults aged 55+ for a craft-based project led by local artist and former farmer, Trevor Dixon. Trevor produces beautifully detailed, miniature models of farmhouses, outbuildings and drystone walls using natural materials. These models reflect the landscape he has worked since adolescence. The project aims to.

Interface Arts presents 'East Meets West'

Thursday, October 17, 2019, 13:00

Durham University Oriental Museum, Durham: Dates: Sep 26, 2019 until Dec 15, 2019. Interface Arts is a network for artists in County Durham and the surrounding areas. This exhibition showcases works influenced by both the Oriental Museum’s collections and Durham University’s contemporary Western Art collections. Interface members explored Durham University’s Western Art collection, which includes prints, drawing and sculpture. The themes of this collection include Pop.

Framing the Land exhibition

Thursday, October 17, 2019, 13:00

The Witham, Barnard Castle: Dates: Oct 1, 2019 until Oct 26, 2019. The rocks beneath our feet shape the landscape around us, and in the North Pennines AONB and UNESCO Global Geopark they tell a story spanning 500 million years. See the work of the latest photographers to be inspired by this landscape. This is an exhibition of the top entries into the North Pennines AONB Partnership’s 2019 Framing the Land photography competition. The programme is supported by.

Mat Collishaw ‘Execution of Justice’

Thursday, October 17, 2019, 13:00

Ushaw Durham, Bearpark: Dates: Jul 23, 2019 until Nov 2, 2019. Mat Collishaw challenges perspectives on faith with new installation at Ushaw. A new commission by artist Mat Collishaw explores the themes of martyrdom and treason, worship and heresy at Ushaw, the former seminary in County Durham, from 5 July until 3 November. The Nerve Rack is a life-sized animatronic eagle inspired by the grand scale of the college, chapels and Ushaw’s extensive archive..

Pirates, Pants and Wellyphants

Thursday, October 17, 2019, 13:00

The Bowes Museum, Barnard Castle: Dates: Jul 20, 2019 until Nov 3, 2019. Immerse yourself in Nick Sharratt's world, find out about his childhood and what inspired him to become an illustrator, and meet a host of the characters that he has created throughout his career including Tracy Beaker, Daisy, Hetty Feather and Pirate.

Hockney and Hollywood

Thursday, October 17, 2019, 13:00

The Bowes Museum, Barnard Castle: Dates: Jul 13, 2019 until Nov 3, 2019. This summer we welcome Hollywood to The Bowes Museum in the form of a major photo montage by Britain's most famous living artist. The picture called Nude, 17th June 1984 was commissioned by film director Nicolas Roeg (best known for directing among others The Witches) for the movie Insignificance that starred his wife Theresa Russell as Marilyn Monroe. Accompanying this are the original.