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Spot the ball Easter hunt
05-27 Apr 14
A Tour of Destination Tyneside Gallery
24 Apr 14
Walking Tour: The History of Newcastle United
02 May - 14 Jun 14
Toon Times Pre-match family fun days
03 May 14
The man who was Superman
08 May 14
Co-operative Wholesale Society Tour
15 May 14
Iris and her dad Tim visited Discovery Museum on Monday to do some research for her school project on the River Tyne. She has sent us this brilliant photo of the work she produced.
12:00pm 23 Apr 2014
We've had a look through our collection to and found a gold sovereign ring which features St. George.
Come along and find out more about the great dragon slayer today until 3pm.
11:41am 23 Apr 2014
Matthew Darbyshire: Oak Effect
Artist Matthew Darbyshire talks to us in his studio about creating Oak Effect. This major new installation at The Shipley Art Gallery (25th January - 17th May 2014) by one of Britain's most exciting artists Matthew Darbyshire consists of a huge variety of wooden objects arranged in a home interior, itself constructed wholly from oak veneer. The objects were chosen by Matthew Darbyshire from the venues and stored collections managed by Tyne and Wear Archives and Museums including those of the Natural History Society of Northumbria. Oak Effect explores a world of collisions between objects, styles and eras and creates an unsettling tension between the authentic and artificial. The installation was displayed at Bloomberg Space, London in April 2013 and is a collaboration between Bloomberg SPACE, Tramway Glasgow and Tyne & Wear Archives & Museums.
The Love Letters of William Wake
Alan Hayward from Tyne & Wear Archives shares a special collection of love letters
17 Apr 2014
Over the past couple of months, work has been progressing steadily on the ‘Workshop of the World’ project. I’ve been working through the…
11 Apr 2014
A bright patch of colour - a man wearing a red waistcoat – pulls our eyes out to the far right of this picture, ensuring that we don’t miss the…