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Black Memories Matter
A collaborative project between Tullie House Museum, Carlisle Library and Archives service and M-Unit to address the lack of diversity within Cumbria's collections.
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Hidden Natural Histories by Eleanor Chaney
HIDDEN NATURAL HISTORIES By Eleanor Chaney
A project which explored the hidden or harder to see histories of the objects and their collectors in the Tullie House Nature Collection.
Asking - Could digital interventions create a space to ask new questions and tell more stories?
New Light Prize Exhibition
New Light was established in 2010 to celebrate and promote Northern art. This biennial Prize Exhibition is now one of the UK’s largest and most celebrated open exhibitions.
Artful Ways is a brand new Arts Council funded project bringing people together across Cumbria to celebrate creativity, connection and place as the county emerges from lockdown.
Mandarin Chinese for Beginners
Learn the basics of Mandarin Chinese with Chinese Language Instructor Minqi Tian. This 10-week course will teach you pronunciation, basic characters and everyday Chinese for communication. Recommended for 16 years and over.
Join the curators to explore the museum with a series of free 30-minute tours. With a new gallery to explore each week, you'll have the chance to discover our Pre-Raphaelite treasures, delve into prehistoric culture, or take a walk with our natural science collection.
Our friendly and engaging toddler 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. Each session has a different theme.
Ruskin Lace with Karen Quickfall
Back by popular demand! Learn how to create your own piece of beautiful Ruskin Lace. The two day course includes refreshments in the morning and in the afternoon and admission into the museum, including a tour of our new Costume Collection.
October Half Term Relaxed Craft Sessions
We are running relaxed craft sessions over October half term, giving a little more time and space for those who prefer a quieter environment.
October Half Term Family Craft Sessions
Join us at Tullie this October half term for a range of spooky family craft sessions. All are free with general admission and there's no need to book.
Drop-in sessions between 1pm-4pm.
Here's what we'll be making and when:
Tuesday 26 October
Time slots throughout the day
Bubbleologist Jesse will be demostrating the amazing capabilities of liquids in an indoor interactive bubble show designed for little ones, but that's fun and unique for all ages.
Join us during October half term to carve your own spooky pumpkin! We provide the pumpkin and we'll even clean up all the mess.
Time slots are available between 1.00pm - 4.00pm on the following days:
Portable Antiquities Scheme: Finds ID Days
Last Friday of the month
Meet our Finds Liaison Officer to find out about and record your metal-detected finds.
Meet Me at the Museum
10am-11:30am & 1pm-2:30pm*
First Wednesday of the month. Beginning 3 November.