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Planting Tulips

27 October, 10.30 - 4.00

Planting Tulips

Be inspired by the Turkish Tulips exhibition and plant a tulip in the Museum grounds before creating a watercolour painting to take home. Children must be accompanied by an adult, for whom normal admission applies.


Painting workshop - Gentle Abstract in Coloured Pencil

20 November, 10.00 – 4.30, £35 Adult, £33 FOBM, inc. morning refreshments

Painting workshop - Gentle Abstract in Coloured Pencil

Join artist Linda Birch to make an abstract work by adapting a painting from The Bowes collection, experimenting with colour and shape. 

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Painting workshop - Doll’s House Diptych

8 December, 10.00 – 4.30, £35 Adult, £33 FOBM, inc. morning refreshments

Painting workshop - Doll’s House Diptych

Join artist Linda Birch to make a miniature painting with doors on the theme of a dolls house, richly coloured in watercolours or acrylic.

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Napoleon I

22 February, 12.30 - 4.00

Napoleon I Learn about Napoleon Bonaparte in The Allure of Napoleon exhibition and create your very own bicorn hat and much more in this drop in session. Children must be accompanied by an adult, for whom normal admission applies.

Jays Animal Encounters

24 February, 10.00, 11.00, 12.30, 1.30, 2.30 (sessions last 1½hours), £6.00 per child

Jays Animal Encounters Jay will return to The Bowes Museum with a selection of wonderful creatures including tarantulas, snakes and scorpions! During this bookable workshop children will be able to handle the animals and learn interesting facts about these marvellous creatures before creating some artwork to take home. Children must be accompanied by an adult, for whom there is no charge for the event.

Book now for 10.00 | 11.00 | 12.30 | 1.30 | 2.30


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