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On: 18 th February 2019, 10:00 am Until: 26 th January 2020, 10:00 am

Exploring links between Tullie House’s Japanese and Cumbrian Collections

The ground floor George Howard Gallery of Old Tullie House is reimagined in this exciting new display created in collaboration with Prism Arts Studio Arts group.

On: 23 rd March 2019, 10:00 am Until: 23 rd March 2019, 1:00 pm

Feel better and move in a more relaxed and comfortable way - the way nature intended.

On: 24 th March 2019, 1:00 pm Until: 24 th March 2019, 4:00 pm

Make your own mini beast home and have fun learning about bugs on a mini beast safari with the RSPB!

On: 26 th March 2019, 11:00 am

Join our storyteller Jo on the Border Gallery at 11 am every other Tuesday to hear traditional stories and folk tales linked with Tullie House's collection, especially designed for under 5's. 

On: 27 th March 2019, 10:00 am Until: 27 th March 2019, 11:30 am

Our friendly and engaging toddler drop-in sessions are for children up to 5 years old, they have a relaxed atmosphere and always involve a range of activities, including crafts and sensory play and toddler suitable toys and games.

On: 27 th March 2019, 1:00 pm Until: 27 th March 2019, 3:00 pm

We look forward to spending time talking together, exploring items from the museum collection and being inspired by the stories behind them.

On: 27 th March 2019, 1:00 pm Until: 27 th March 2019, 3:00 pm

We look forward to spending time talking together, exploring items from the museum collection and being inspired by the stories behind them.

On: 27 th March 2019, 1:00 pm Until: 27 th March 2019, 2:30 pm

Our friendly and engaging toddler drop-in sessions are for children up to 5 years old, they have a relaxed atmosphere and always involve a range of activities, including crafts and sensory play and toddler suitable toys and games.

On: 30 th March 2019, 10:00 am Until: 16 th June 2019, 4:00 pm

Discover this must-see exhibition of works from Alex Katz (born 1927), a highly recognisable and admired artist who has inspired generations of artists and influenced advertising and popular culture since coming to public attention in 1950s New York.

On: 30 th March 2019, 1:00 pm

We are taking our inspiration from our ARTIST ROOMS: Alex Katz exhibition, to create our own fun collage portaits using faces from magazines.

Drop-in between 1-4pm

On: 31 st March 2019, 2:00 pm Until: 31 st March 2019, 4:00 pm

Join us to celebrate Mother's Day with your loved ones.

We will be serving a special Afternoon Tea for you and your family, consisting of:

On: 01 st April 2019, 10:00 am

Coming up...

On: 02 nd April 2019, 11:00 am

Tying in with National Autism Awareness Week, we are having a relaxed opening, with a special Wool Painting session inspired by our new exhibition, ARTIST ROOMS: Alex Katz.

On: 02 nd April 2019, 11:00 am

Join our storyteller every other Tuesday at 11am to hear traditional stories and folk tales linked with the Museum’s collection.

On: 02 nd April 2019, 1:00 pm

Inspired by the colourful paintings in our ARTIST ROOMS: Alex Katz exhibition, we are going to be creating our own colourful artworks using just wool and glue.

Drop-in between 1-4pm​​​​​​​

On: 02 nd April 2019, 1:00 pm

Join Trevor Avery, director of ‘Another Space’ to hear the compelling story of how 300 child Holocaust Survivors came from the hell of the concentration camps to the paradise of the Lake District in August 1945.  This story will also highlight how the local people of the “lost” worker’s village o

On: 04 th April 2019, 11:00 am

Tying in with National Autism Awareness Week, we are having a relaxed opening, with a special Paper Flower Collage session inspired by our new exhibition, ARTIST ROOMS: Alex Katz.

On: 04 th April 2019, 1:00 pm

Inspired by the beautiful flower collage by Alex Katz we will be making our own birghly coloured flower collages with paper.

Drop-in between 1-4pm​​​​​​​

On: 06 th April 2019, 11:00 am

Join us for Slow Art Day to take some time for yourself, relax and appreciate the art of Alex Katz. Slow Art Day is an international event with a simple goal: to help more people discover the joy of looking at art and the benefits it can have on health and wellbeing.

On: 06 th April 2019, 1:00 pm

Come and try out your drawing skills in our still life drawing drop in. We'll be setting up a range of fascinating objects for you to draw and paint.

Drop-in between 1-4pm

On: 07 th April 2019, 10:00 am

Want to explore the museum with your family in a more relaxed environment? We will be opening our Border Galleries an hour early on the first Sunday of the month, so you can discover at your own pace, with the lights up and the sounds down.

On: 09 th April 2019, 1:00 pm

We'll be making cute paper chick today just in time for Easter.

Drop-in between 1-4pm

On: 10 th April 2019, 10:00 am

Our friendly and engaging toddler drop in sessions are for children up to 5 years old. They have a relaxed atmosphere and always involve a range of activities, including crafts and sensory play.

* Second session at 1pm

On: 11 th April 2019, 1:00 pm

Get ready for Easter with our egg painting drop in. We will be using lots of different painting techniques to make bright and beautiful eggs.

Drop-in between 1-4pm​​​​​​​