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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: 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: 24 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: 24 th April 2019, 1:00 pm

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

On: 28 th April 2019, 1:00 pm

Enjoy a range of hands-on crafts and activities linked to our collection and special exhibitions!

On: 30 th 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 May 2019, 2:00 pm

Gain a greater insight in to the work of Alex Katz with a guided tour and conversation with Programme Manager, Charli Summers. Charli will discuss some of the works on display, the ARTIST ROOMS initiative and the life of Alex Katz during these informal gallery tours.  

On: 05 th May 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: 07 th May 2019, 1:00 pm

Fiona Stoddart takes us on a virtual visit to some of the quite surprising and lesser known heritage sites of the Solway Coastal Plain.

On: 08 th May 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 May 2019, 10:30 am

BYOD* and join local digital artist Laura Rutter as she guides you through the basics of digital painting.

On: 12 th May 2019, 1:00 pm

As part of GeoWeek, a new initiative that promotes earth sciences across the UK, Tullie House will have an exciting range of rocks, minerals and fossils on the galleries for people to see and handle.

On: 12 th May 2019, 1:00 pm

As part of GeoWeek we will be getting hands on with our geology collection and using them as ispiration to get crafty.

On: 12 th May 2019, 2:00 pm

Why not join us to enjoy a relaxing afternoon of social crafting whilst taking a closer look at unseen pieces of the Tullie textiles collection?

On: 14 th May 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: 16 th May 2019, 7:00 pm

The Art Gallery takeover is back! Experience ARTIST ROOMS: Alex Katz after hours with a tribute to 1960s New York. Enjoy a creative, vibrant atmosphere with music, cocktails, hands on activities and new ways to appreciate art.

On: 22 nd May 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: 22 nd May 2019, 11:00 am

Join us for this special opportunity to view a selection of fascinating and spectacular quilts from the museum collection and learn more about them.

On: 28 th May 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: 28 th May 2019, 1:00 pm

Can you tell a fox print from a red squirrel's? Join us to make animal foot print stamps and learn about all the different footprints you might spot while out exploring.

 

On: 29 th May 2019, 1:00 pm

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

On: 29 th May 2019, 1:00 pm

Today will be meeting Tullie's nature experts. Take a close look at some of the most fascinating objects in our collection, talk to the experts and have a go at some nature experiments.

On: 30 th May 2019, 1:00 pm

How many different animals and insects can you make from an egg box? Join us to find out!

On: 30 th May 2019, 1:00 pm

To celebrate the Museum’s Natural Science collection being awarded Designated Status by ACE we have brought you a closer look at some of our hidden treasures.