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Part of Cartas and Charters Family Fun Day

1 July, 10.00 - 4.30 (at Durham Cathedral)

Part of Cartas and Charters Family Fun Day

Join The Bowes Museum Education Team to learn about the recently acquired masterpiece St. Luke Drawing the Virgin and Child by Dieric Bouts. There will be craft activities, talks and videos to illuminate the story and techniques behind this important work.


Gallery Talk – St Luke Drawing the Virgin & Child by Dieric Bouts

24 April, 2.15

Gallery Talk – St Luke Drawing the Virgin & Child by Dieric Bouts

Join Dr Howard Coutts to learn about the acquisition of this rare 15th century painting, and also about its context within the Museum collection and other contemporary works.


Celebrating St. Luke's Day

18 October, 1.00 - 3.00,

Celebrating St. Luke's Day

As a final celebration before the painting leaves for Bristol, we will be hosting a choral concert within our picture galleries, involving children from Barnard Castle School. Following this there will be refreshments served in the Jubilee Room and a Conversation on St Luke in art and devotion between the Rt. Reverend The Lord Bishop of Durham, Paul Butler and Assistant Curator of Fine Art,  Bernadette Petti.

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Photography Workshop - 12 - 16 years

8 April, 12.30 - 2.30

Photography Workshop - 12 - 16 years

Join photographer Rupert Philbrick for a fast paced photography workshop to learn how to take pictures with real impact. Learn professional techniques such as; framing, composition, and using colour, as well as street photography skills. You will have chance to take some pictures, get feedback on them and improve them, see the exhibition Only in England and  enter the photography competition Only in The North, with a chance to win a camera or a cash prize.

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Photography Workshop - 17 - 21 years

8 April, 3.00 - 5.00

Photography Workshop - 17 - 21 years

Join photographer Rupert Philbrick for a fast paced photography workshop to learn how to take pictures with real impact. Learn professional techniques such as; framing, composition, and using colour, as well as street photography skills. You will have chance to take some pictures, get feedback on them and improve them, see the exhibition Only in England and  enter the photography competition Only in The North, with a chance to win a camera or a cash prize.

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