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Join assistant curator Bernadette Petti for a short introduction to Mariana of Austria and the lives, marriages and relationships of the Spanish Royal family.
Join curatorial assistant Katie Irwin to hear about fashion in the early years of the catwalk, from 1969-89, focusing on six pieces from the current Catwalking exhibition, by designers such as Chanel, Yves Saint Laurent & Issey Miyake. Learn about developments in fashion at this time and their continued influence to this day, through examples from some of the most iconic fashion shows in history.
Join local artist Steve Messam to learn about his innovative architectural installations, including striking ‘PaperBridge', ‘Pointed’ and ‘PaperCatwalk’, the latter currently on display in the Museum as part of our Catwalking exhibition.
Singing for the Brain sessions bring people living with dementia together in a friendly and stimulating way. In this session explore the WW1 ‘To Serve King and Country’ exhibition before enjoying refreshments and a themed singalong, including carols. For more information and to book contact Sharon Simms, 0191 389 0400 Sharon.Simms@alzheimers.org.uk
Join us for a very special evening of piano music performed by International Chopin competition prizewinner Janusz Piotrowicz. Janusz will perform a specially selected programme of music by Chopin in the atmospheric picture galleries of The Bowes Museum For those seeking an extra special experience, Golden Ticket holders can enjoy the concert from seats close to the piano and enjoy a drink with Janusz during the evening.There will be a bar available at the interval, with the event finishing around 9.45. This is a charity concert in aid of The World Trust and The Bowes Museum.
*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.