THE BEVIN BOYS – WAR’S FORGOTTEN WORKFORCE @ Mining Art Gallery
28 March 2018 - 30 September 2018
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Adults £4 Concessions £3 Under 16s Free
A new temporary exhibition opens in the Mining Art Gallery this spring, celebrating the 75th anniversary of The Bevin Boys, featuring works by local mining artists.
Robots – then and now exhibition @ Life Science Centre
26 May 2018 - 02 December 2018
Day tickets start at £8.00 for children aged 5-17 to £36.00 for a family ticket. Children aged 4 and under go free.
Robots – then and now, developed by the Science Museum in London, tells the 500-year, work in progress story of building automated machines, from the humble beginnings of 16th century mechanical automatons to the latest humanoids – and everything in between.
Pitmen Painters: Resurfacing @ Woodhorn Museum
26 May 2018 - 16 September 2018
Discover, explore and celebrate the story and work of the Pitmen Painters, the Ashington Group of artists whose story is rooted in Northumberland and which continues to inspire people today with a special programme of exhibitions, events and things to do.
Charlotte Rhead: Between Art & Industry @ The Bowes Museum
26 May 2018 - 09 September 2018
A selection of items from a private collection of work by this talented ceramic designer, showing the variety of styles and techniques that she created for Crown Ducal between the years 1932 and 1942.
Royal Commission for the Exhibition of 1851 @ Discovery Museum
22 June 2018 - 09 September 2018
This celebratory exhibition traces the involvement of the North in The Great Exhibition of 1851, the development of the Commission’s London estate and the work carried out by current 1851 sponsored researchers in universities and companies across the North of England.
LNER at Discovery Museum @ Discovery Museum
05 July 2018 - 09 September 2018
Get a taster of what it’s like to drive LNER's Azuma train through simulator technology and discover the different jobs/roles on the East Coast line with LNER’s VR (virtual reality) experience.
Catwalking: Fashion through the Lens of Chris Moore @ The Bowes Museum
07 July 2018 - 06 January 2019
This exclusive show presents 200 stunning images by the king of catwalk photography, Chris Moore. Capturing six decades of iconic fashion moments, Moore’s photographs feature alongside some of the garments themselves, from leading designers including Vivienne Westwood, Prada, Comme Des Garçons, Giles Deacon and Jean Paul Gaultier to name a few.
Exhibition on Plastics in Birds @ Tower House Gallery
25 July 2018 - 31 August 2018
If you feel strongly about the tide of plastic around us come and have a look at some of the research showing the results of it. Or if you would like to do something about it then there are ways you could help.
Relaxed Early Opening: It's Rocket Science @ Discovery Museum
28 July 2018 - 25 August 2018
Saturday 28 July, 9 - 10am / Wednesday 15 August, 9 – 10am / Saturday 25 August, 9 – 10am
This is a great opportunity to explore It’s Rocket Science an hour before we open to the general public, providing a quieter and more relaxed experience.
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