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Book Group

21 May, 2.30 - 4.00, Free for pass holders or normal admission

Book Group

Everyone is welcome at this informal book group. We each bring along a book (or two) to talk about and have a lively discussion. Books can be on any subject: fiction or non- fiction, contemporary or modern, poetry or prose.  The group meets on the third Tuesday of the month in the Café Lounge in the Museum, where you can purchase delicious cakes and drinks. Please just drop in or email Judith.phillips@thebowesmuseum.org.uk for more information.


From the Age of Enlightenment to the Spirit of Romanticism

23 May, 2.15, Adult £10.00, Friends £9.00

From the Age of Enlightenment to the Spirit of Romanticism

In this session we’ll examine the competing cultures of Neoclassicism , Enlightenment and Romanticism and how these 18th century movements changed the history of art.

Book here.


Goya's Prison Gallery Talk

23 May, 2.15, Free for pass holders or normal admission

Goya's Prison Gallery Talk

The Bowes Museum’s Interior of a Prison is part of a series of works by Francisco Goya. The Museum’s Director, Adrian Jenkins, explored the story behind the picture created during a monumental moment in Goya’s life. Join Director Adrian Jenkins for a short introduction to the current exhibition Goya’s Prison.


LEGO ®

25 May, 11.00 – 4.00

LEGO ®

Join us to celebrate the opening of this new exciting exhibition, where visitors can be challenged in our robotics workshops, create LEGO®  vehicles and compete to see how fast they can go on a ramp, have a go at printing with LEGO® and investigate our design laboratory before letting your imagination go wild making your own Museum of Treasures in our Creation Station – all that while enjoying the fantastic trails around the Museum looking at our fabulous objects!


Musical Interlude

31 May, 2.05 – 2.25, Free for pass holders or normal admission

Musical Interlude

Join mezzo soprano Jadwiga Slomka and pianist Antonia Lax as they perform excerpts from their forthcoming concert featuring Czech, Russian and Polish music.


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*Online booking closes the day before the event takes place. Call 01833 690606 to see if places are still available.
**Unless otherwise stated events are free with general admission and to Pass holders. Booking maybe required where requested.

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