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Eighteenth-Century Women Artists Their Trials, Tribulations and Triumphs

16 June, 1.30,

Eighteenth-Century Women Artists Their Trials, Tribulations and Triumphs Unicorn Publishing Group in association with The Bowes Museum, the Friends of The Bowes Museum and Author Caroline Chapman invite you to the book launch of  Eighteenth-Century Women Artists Their Trials, Tribulations and Triumphs.

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Wild Adventures in the Woods

18 August, 10.00 – 12.00 or 1.30 – 3.30, £7.00 per child (age 7+)

Wild Adventures in the Woods

Back by popular demand - take part in den building, wood carving and much more in the Museum’s beautiful grounds with Rachel Dawber. Children must be accompanied by adult, for whom there is no charge for the event.

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Leaving their Mark: Conscientious Objectors & the Richmond Castle Cell Block

9 September, 2.30, £3.00 Adults (talk only) or free with Museum admission

Leaving their Mark: Conscientious Objectors & the Richmond Castle Cell Block

Dr Meghan Leyland will explore the experiences of conscientious objectors during WW1. This talk will uncover some of the very personal and often moving stories of individuals held at Richmond Castle during WW1, whilst placing these stories in the context of local and national events to introduce the wider history of war resistance between 1914 and 1918. Booking required. Cost includes refreshments.

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The Photography Project

4 November, 10.00, £15.00 (Places limited to 10)

The Photography Project

In this half day workshop, photographic artist Lee Karen Stow shares thoughts and tips on how to create and sustain a personal photography project or long-term body of work. Learn how to turn your chosen theme or passion into an individual narrative, expressing what you love about life. She will also look at ways to share your work, to exhibit and ways to get your work seen. Suitable for photographers with moderate to advanced level of experience. Cost includes the artist’s talk Poppies: Women, War and Peace, which follows at 2.30. 

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Poppies: Women, War, Peace

4 November, 2.30, £3.00 adults talk only, or free with Museum admission

Poppies: Women, War, Peace Join photographer Lee Karen Stow to discover more about the inspiration behind her international touring exhibition Poppies: Women, War, Peace.  The project remembers women whose lives have been affected by war, from WW1 to conflicts of today, alongside a botanical series of the poppy wildflower in all its colours. Her work is inspired by Moïna Bell Michael and Madame Anna E Guérin who immortalised the Flanders Fields poppy as a symbol of remembrance a century ago. Cost includes refreshments.

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