Ancient gold jewellery, mysterious carvings and inspiring stories are revealed in Origins: Reimagining Cumbrian Prehistory
4 July 2019 - 1:31pm
A new permanent gallery - ‘Origins: Reimagining Cumbrian Prehistory’ - has opened at Tullie House, explaining how the first inhabitants of Cumbria lived and bringing to life ancient Cumbrian stories.
Blockbuster weekend of fairground fun as the Fantastic Fairground Factory opens
4 July 2019 - 1:28pm
An Opening Weekend toook place Saturday 29 – Sunday 30 June celebrating the opening of the new Fantastic Fairground Factory exhibition.
Saturday 29 June Highlights
Showcasing 125 years of Carlisle History in Newly Refurbished Café
4 July 2019 - 1:01pm
The refreshing modern décor of the refurbished café includes new comfy sofas, contemporary colours, pieces from the collection in glass topped coffee tables and walls finished with historic prints of Carlisle from the museum’s 125-year archive.
Characters Brought to Life in an Imaginative New Exhibition Transforming the Way Museums Work with Young People
4 July 2019 - 1:00pm
The voices of young people from Carlisle have come together to create an exciting new pop-up exhibition at Tullie House Museum and Art Gallery.
The ‘Reimagining Hope Street’ exhibition is open now!
Cultures Collide: The Journey Continues for Successful New Type of Exhibition
4 July 2019 - 12:54pm
Artists Harvey Tye, Jonathan Harkins and John Lake from Prism Arts Studio Arts Programme worked with Tullie House curator Claire Sleightholm to co-curate the exciting new ‘Cultures Collide’ exhibition in the historic Old Tullie House, which opened earlier this year.
CALLING CUMBRIA’S CREATIVES!
4 July 2019 - 12:50pm
Borderlines Book Festival launches two public competitions.
Be astounded this summer by the spectacular Fantastic Fairground Factory Exhibition
7 June 2019 - 10:06am
Cabaret Mechanical Theatre presents the Fantastic Fairground Factory at Tullie House Museum, a brand-new exhibition exploring the secrets of the fairground with interactive exhibits designed to bemuse, baffle and bewilder.
Re-imagining Hope Street
13 May 2019 - 1:54pm
The voices of young people from Carlisle and four other North West cities will be telling alternative stories of each city heritage through Frog & Bone’s recycled pop-up Art Museum.
Tullie House Museum achieves major national award
13 May 2019 - 1:50pm
One of the most important collections in England is right on your doorstep…
Story of iconic Tullie House whale set to inform whole museum sector.
13 May 2019 - 1:48pm
The tale of the twelve metre Fin Whale which was installed in Tullie House Museum and Art Gallery has been published in the annual Natural Sciences Collections Association Journal.