New Percy Kelly exhibition to open in September

Created : 13th July 2017

As we approach the centenary year of artist Percy Kelly’s birth in Workington, Cumberland (1918) and mark the twenty five years since his death in lonely exile in Norfolk (1993), it is timely to fulfil his express wish for a retrospective exhibition. It seems appropriate that the venue for such an...

Another Award Win for Museum

Created : 22nd June 2017

Tullie house Museum and Art Gallery has won its’ fourth award in 6 months by being presented with the Large Visitor Attraction of the Year award at the Cumbria Tourism Awards ceremony held on Wednesday 21st June at Cartmel Racecourse. The exciting news comes at the start of the summer period for...

VisitBritain Accolade Completes Trio of Awards for Museum

Trio of Awards for Tullie House
Created : 21st February 2017

Tullie house Museum and Art Gallery has won its third award in the space of a week thanks to VisitEngland. The latest accolade for the museum is VisitEngland’s ‘Best Told Story’, awarded annually as part of VisitEngland’s Visitor Attraction Quality Scheme. Speaking about the latest win Andrew...

Young People Express Themselves with Subway Mural

Subway street art mural Tullie House
Created : 3rd November 2016

Tullie House Museum and Art Gallery, along with the help of Specialist Youth Services and a professional street artist, is working with five young people aged between 16-18 who are in touch with the Youth Offending Service to design and paint a mural on the wall in the underpass which connects the...

Here Today

Here Today Exhibition by Colin Tennant
Created : 14th June 2016

As part of the CELEBRATE: LGBT History in Cumbria Project, photographer and visual artist, Colin Tennant, spent time with a group of older people from the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community in Cumbria and documented aspects of their lives. The project explores what it is like to be...

Hundreds visit new explorers gallery in first week

Created : 31st May 2016

Tullie House has transformed its first floor Exhibitions Gallery into a discovery play space inspired by their collections! The gallery has been open for a week now and hundreds of visitors have enjoyed discovering, exploring and playing in the new space. There are four areas for children to get...

Fond Farewell to Director

Created : 23rd December 2015

Hilary Wade, the Director of Tullie House Museum and Art Gallery Trust, will be leaving at the end of December. She has headed up the team at Tullie House since 2003, when she was recruited to transfer the museum service from Carlisle City Council to an independent trust. During her time at Tullie...

FREE Admission and activities at Tullie House until Monday 14th December!

Created : 8th December 2015

In support of the community over this difficult time Tullie House would like to offer free admission to the museum and art gallery until Monday 14th December. This includes the current exhibition Pages from History and our special Christmas Fun Weekend where you can take part in fantastic art and...

Tullie House Museum wins the Telegraph Family Friendly Museum Award 2015

Created : 24th September 2015

We are thrilled to announce that we have won the Telegraph Family Friendly Museum Award – one of the biggest museum awards in Britain. There was tough competition from over 850 nominations, from tiny one-roomed galleries to mighty museums of international reputation, but we came out on top to be...

We have been shortlisted for the Telegraph Family Friendly Museum Award 2015!

Created : 13th July 2015

Tullie House Museum and Art Gallery Trust are delighted to announce that they have been shortlisted for the Telegraph Family Friendly Museum Award – the biggest museum award in Britain. It was a particularly tough year, with over 800 nominations, but Tullie House has been chosen as one of the top...


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