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The Bowes Museum Start children on an amazing journey into the arts

The Bowes Museum is celebrating being one of just 10 UK arts venues to be chosen by leading arts education charity, Children & the Arts, to join the prestigious three year ‘Start’ arts programme this year...more

Paving The Way To UK Exclusive Exhibition
Visitors flocking to The Bowes Museum for the current Yves Saint Laurent exhibition are reaping the benefits of improvements to the grounds, courtesy of Taylor Wimpey, one of the country’s largest residential developers...more

The Wheels On The Bus Head For UK Exclusive YSL Exhibition
Culture lovers from near and far can now board a coach directly from Durham City straight to the doors of The Bowes Museum at Barnard Castle...more

Recently Revealed Dior Dress, Created By The Young Yves Saint Laurent, To Be Displayed At The Bowes Museum This Summer
A recently revealed Christian Dior dress, which was made by Yves Saint Laurent whilst he was the art director of the House of Dior at the age of 22, is to go on display...more

Festival of French Films Complements UK Exclusive Exhibition
An exciting Festival of French films is to be screened at The Witham in Barnard Castle this summer...more

The Bowes Museum and Fenwick Announce Major Sponsorship Deal In Support of UK's First Yves Saint Laurent Exhibition
The Bowes Museum and Fenwick Ltd are delighted to announce the company’s sponsorship of the forthcoming UK exclusive exhibition, Yves Saint Laurent: Style is Eternal...more

The Bowes Museum forms cultural partnership with Tennants Auctioneers - Until 31 August 2015
The Bowes Museum and Tennants Auctioneers are delighted to announce their collaboration to promote culture and the arts in the North East and Yorkshire...more

Yves Saint Laurent - Hottest Tickets in Town Now Available From The Bowes Museum & The Witham in Barnard Castle
Tickets for the eagerly anticipated UK exclusive exhibition Yves Saint Laurent: Style is Eternal can now be obtained in person from The Bowes Museum, as well as online...more

Celebration of Local Produce at The Bowes Museum's Summer Market! - 28 June 2015
This year’s annual Summer Market takes place in the beautiful grounds of The Bowes Museum on Sunday 28 June from 10.00 – 4.00...more

The Bowes Museum Is To Present The First Ever Exhibition of Yves Saint Laurent In The UK - Until 25 October
The Bowes Museum and the Fondation Pierre Bergé - Yves Saint Laurent are delighted to announce Yves Saint Laurent: Style is Eternal..more