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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: 01 st August 2019, 9:00 am Until: 01 st August 2020, 9:00 am

Tek a Deek at images from our photographic collection showing Carlisle over the last 140 years.  From familiar vistas to long-gone streets, the everyday to curious events, our display of over 70 images gives you a glimpse of moments in Carlisle's history.

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

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: 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: 12 th November 2019, 10:00 am Until: 09 th January 2020, 4:00 pm

Looking Out for Small Things (LOST) is a project delivered by Plantlife and funded by the National Lottery Heritage Fund, to raise awareness of Atlantic woodlands across the Lake District, alongside the lichens and mosses that are characteristic of this special habitat.

On: 18 th December 2019, 10:00 am Until: 18 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 

On: 18 th December 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: 21 st December 2019, 10:00 am

Join us for winter crafts on selected days during the school holidays. Or come in and get hunting our festive Christmas Trail around the museum, running throughout the holidays.

Thursday 2 January – Polar Bear Crafts

Saturday 4 January - Painted Winter Landscapes 

On: 07 th January 2020, 11:00 am

TUESDAY TALES

11.00am in the Border Galleries every other Tuesday

7 January, 21 January, 4 Febuary, 18 Febuary, 3 March, 17 March, 31 March  

On: 12 th January 2020, 1:30 pm

Join us between 1.30pm and 3.30pm on the second Sunday of the month 12 January, 9 February, 8 March, 12 April

 Come enjoy a relaxing afternoon of social crafting, whilst taking a closer look at unseen pieces from the Tullie costume collection.

On: 15 th January 2020, 10:00 am

Drop in between 10.00am – 11.30am or 1.00pm – 2.30pm

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.

On: 19 th January 2020, 12:00 pm Until: 19 th January 2020, 4:00 pm

Join us this January as we showcase local suppliers in our elegant Jacobean building and beautiful gardens, nestled in Carlisle City Centre. Licenced for ceremonies and able to carry your celebrations late into the evening, we offer bespoke packages to match your requirements and budgets.

On: 20 th January 2020, 7:45 pm

Celebrate the 60th anniversary of Motown with this entertaining and emotional documentary featuring music and memories from Smokey Robinson, Marvin Gaye and Diana Ross to name but a few.

Directors: Benjamin and Gabe Turner, 2019, 112 mins

On: 21 st January 2020, 11:00 am

TUESDAY TALES

11.00am in the Border Galleries every other Tuesday

7 January, 21 January, 4 Febuary, 18 Febuary, 3 March, 17 March, 31 March  

On: 22 nd January 2020, 4:15 pm

Come along, listen and take part in a few simple exercises to become a Dementia Friend.  

Tullie House is working hard to be a Dementia Friendly Museum by offering a 1-hour information session,  with the aim of increasing the number of Dementia Friends in Carlisle.

On: 25 th January 2020, 10:00 am Until: 26 th April 2020, 4:00 pm

A major new exhibition unveiling the splendour of almost 4,000 years of imperial culture.

On: 25 th January 2020, 11:00 am Until: 25 th January 2020, 5:00 pm

Celebrate the Year of the Rat with Tullie House, Carlisle City Council and the Lancaster University Confucius Institute.

There is something for all in this day of celebration, including:

On: 27 th January 2020, 7:45 pm

Acclaimed director Pedro Almodóvar returns with a deeply personal film starring Antonio Banderas as a film maker in crisis.

Director: Pedro Almodóvar, 2019, 113 mins

On: 29 th January 2020, 10:00 am

Drop in between 10.00am – 11.30am or 1.00pm – 2.30pm

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.

On: 29 th January 2020, 1:00 pm

Drop in between 1.00pm and 3.00pm on the last Wednesday of the month.

On: 31 st January 2020, 3:30 pm

We meet between 3.30pm and 5.00pm on the last Friday of the month (31 January, 28 February, 27 March, 24 April)

Join us to enjoy a relaxing afternoon of creativity, whilst taking a closer look at the exhibitions in the galleries.

On: 02 nd February 2020, 11:00 am

Drop in between 10.00am and 11.00am, on the first Sunday of the month 2 Febuary, 1 March, 5 April

Want to explore the museum with your family in a more relaxed environment?

On: 03 rd February 2020, 7:45 pm

In February we mark LGBTQ+ History Month with a mini season of films exploring and celebrating LGBTQ+ life and history.

Director: Ashley Joiner, 2019, 100 mins