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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: 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: 26 th May 2019, 1:00 pm

A 10 minute talk by Verity Farrell, introducing visitors to the importance of beavers to the rewilding process; how can these fascinating animals help to prevent flooding? With a chance to see some specimens, including beaver footprints.

On: 27 th May 2019, 10:00 am Until: 16 th June 2019, 4:00 pm

Tullie Café is having a makeover!

We’re temporarily relocating the cafe to the Function Room from Monday 27 May 2019 whilst we refresh the cafe area. Full service will be maintained during this time, so do feel able to come and see us for food and drinks as normal.

On: 27 th May 2019, 11:00 am

A 10 minute talk by Verity Farrell, introducing visitors to the importance of beavers to the rewilding process; how can these fascinating animals help to prevent flooding? With a chance to see some specimens, including beaver footprints.

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, 10:30 am

A 10 minute talk by Rhiannon Ridgewell, introducing visitors to the internationally significant mineral-rich areas of Cumbria. With a chance to see some mineral specimens from the Tullie House collections.

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: 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: 30 th May 2019, 12:00 pm

A 10 minute talk by Rhiannon Ridgewell, introducing visitors to the internationally significant mineral-rich areas of Cumbria. With a chance to see some mineral specimens from the Tullie House collections.

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.

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: 31 st May 2019, 1:00 pm

Help us celebrate Cumbria’s fascinating and diverse natural history by taking part in a BioBlitz in our Secret Garden. What will we find?

On: 01 st June 2019, 10:00 am Until: 17 th June 2019, 4:00 pm

The Prehistory section of our Border Galleries display is being closed for the first half of June.

On: 01 st June 2019, 1:00 pm

We'll be making our own colourful paper bird kites today and hopfully flying them around the Tullie garden!

Get up close to nature, with crafts and activities celebrating Cumbria’s fascinating and diverse natural history throughout the Half Term.

On: 01 st June 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.

Unearth the wonderful world of skeletons for 1 hour, with Curator Dr Simon Jackson.

Second Tour at 3pm.

 

On: 02 nd June 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: 04 th June 2019, 1:00 pm

Grace Hurford will explore the latest climate science data and what we can do at various levels to reverse the trend of global warming. Over the last five years, Grace has been studying climate science and exploring how individuals, business, governments and NGOs can get involved.

On: 05 th June 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: 06 th June 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: 07 th June 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.