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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: 16 th September 2019, 6:00 pm Until: 18 th November 2019, 7:30 pm

Learn the basics of Chinese with Chinese Language Instructor Isabella Chen.

This 10-week language course will teach you pronunciation, basic characters and everyday Chinese for communication.

 

 

 

On: 03 rd October 2019, 10:00 am Until: 01 st March 2020, 4:00 pm

50 portraits by University of Cumbria MA Photography graduate Faye Hughes

On: 19 th October 2019, 10:00 am Until: 05 th January 2020, 4:00 pm

Joseph Mallord William Turner was a landscape painter, traveller, poet and teacher. He was described as ‘the greatest of the age’ by art critic John Ruskin and many people now consider him to be the first ‘modern’ painter.

On: 19 th October 2019, 10:00 am Until: 05 th January 2020, 4:00 pm

To mark the 350th anniversary of the death of Rembrandt Van Rijn (1606–1669), we are proud to present an exhibition celebrating the ground-breaking etching work of one of the most recognised and admired artists of all time.

On: 12 th November 2019, 11:00 am

Join our storyteller to hear traditional stories and folk tales linked with the museum’s collection.

3 September, 17 September, 1 October, 15 October, 29 October, 12 November, 26 November, 10 December

On: 13 th November 2019, 11:00 am Until: 19 th November 2019, 4:00 pm

Designated by UNESCO as a World Heritage Site, the Frontiers of the Roman Empire is recognised as significantly shaping the Europe we know today.  Stretching from the Irish Sea to the Black Sea, it brought order and established a symbolic definition of the reach of civilisation in Roman times.  A

On: 14 th November 2019, 2:00 pm

Image: The Windmill © The Trustees of the British Museum.

On: 16 th November 2019, 10:00 am

About the workshop

A practical workshop, which provides an insight into the watercolour techniques and materials used by Turner. 

What will the workshop cover and how will it be taught?

On: 17 th November 2019, 1:00 pm Until: 17 th November 2019, 4:00 pm

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

15 September – Funky Fossils

29 September – Automata Team Building Challenge

6 October – Black History Month – African Masks

3 November- Tuner Themed Watercolours

On: 17 th November 2019, 1:00 pm

Gain a greater insight into the world of JMW Turner, the man John Ruskin called ‘the greatest of the age’.

On: 18 th November 2019, 7:45 pm

Celebrate the end of the Monday Alternative season with warm-hearted musical comedy based on the true story of a Cornish a capella group’s fifteen minutes of fame.

Dir: Chris Foggin, 2019, 112 mins

On: 20 th November 2019, 10:00 am Until: 20 th November 2019, 1:30 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.

11 September – Dress Up and Make-believe 

On: 23 rd November 2019, 11:00 am Until: 23 rd November 2019, 3:30 pm

Join us for a relaxing, fun and creative workshop in the run up to Christmas.

Come and make a fresh foliage wreath to decorate your house, with expert course leader Julie Harrison.

On: 25 th November 2019, 7:00 pm

Monday 25 November, from 7.00pm, film screening starts at 7.45pm

On: 26 th November 2019, 10:00 am

Join our storyteller to hear traditional stories and folk tales linked with the museum’s collection.

3 September, 17 September, 1 October, 15 October, 29 October, 12 November, 26 November, 10 December

On: 27 th November 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 November 2019, 2:00 pm

 Gain a deeper insight into the works on display in our Turner: Northern Exposure exhibition and find out more about Turner’s 1797 tour of the North with this informal tour lead by our Visitor Experience Team.

 Another tour available Thursday 31 October.

On: 30 th November 2019, 10:00 am

Image Credit: Drypoint with tools © Vega Brennan

On: 30 th November 2019, 7:30 pm

Phil Furneaux, Cumbria based saxophonist first started collaborating with Newcastle based cellist, Penny Callow and tabla guru Rosh Singh in April 2019 in a project to compose music

On: 01 st December 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: 01 st December 2019, 1:00 pm Until: 01 st December 2019, 4:00 pm

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

15 September – Funky Fossils

29 September – Automata Team Building Challenge

6 October – Black History Month – African Masks

3 November- Tuner Themed Watercolours

On: 03 rd December 2019, 1:00 pm

Catherine Marshall became prominent in suffragist and peace activism, significant national movements in the last century.  The National Union of Women’s Suffrage Societies (NUWSS) was established at the end of the 19th century with branches in different towns.

On: 04 th December 2019, 9:00 am Until: 04 th December 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.

11 September – Dress Up and Make-believe