Events

Judy Hurst – Illumination: the Gateway to Eternity

The Bowes Museum

Exquisite intricate works of art, some inspired by the Museum’s own collection, will be on display as contemporary artist Judy Hurst returns with her latest selling works of art. Specialising in the historic and traditional technique of painting on...

#Untitled10

The Bowes Museum

Following the success of #Untitled10 2018, these diverse craft makers and artists in residence will respond to The Bowes Museum’s collections in completely new ways. The exhibition will give a unique and experimental perspective, showcasing the...

Norman Cornish: The Definitive Collection

The Bowes Museum

Celebrating the centenary of acclaimed artist Norman Cornish MBE, this major retrospective tells the story of his enduring career with the most comprehensive collection of his work ever assembled, including a number of previously unseen pieces. Time...

Santa’s Enchanted Wonderland Grotto

The Bowes Museum

Santa is coming to the Museum again this December, so come and join us for a magical family experience. First, visit Santa’s workshop where his friendly elves will help you make some Christmas crafts. Then, meet Santa all cosy in his sitting room...

Christmas Market

The Bowes Museum

The Bowes Museum and grounds are once again set to come alive with the sights, sounds and aromas of the annual Christmas Market. A firm favourite in the regional calendar, the ever-popular event takes place in the Museum grounds, with entrance to...