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Ready Teddy Go!
24 Jul 14
Geordie Day - A Celebration of Tyneside
31 Jul 14
Behind the scenes: The Arcs and Sparks store
06 Aug - 03 Sep 14
Discovery Summer Festival
07 Aug 14
Toon Times Football Frenzy
14 Aug 14
A Light and Sound - Science Day
21 Aug 14
Are you coming to Big Thursday this week? Don't forget to bring your teddy along for the teddy selfie competition!!
10:52am 22 Jul 2014
Coming soon to Discovery Museum.
Story Stars - fun for the Under 5s during term time starting in September.
10:18am 22 Jul 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
21 Jul 2014
This view of soldiers in a trench on the Somme battlefront around PĂ©ronne was drawn by Victor Noble Rainbird, a local artist who fought with various…
18 Jul 2014
I am a MA Art Museum and Gallery Studies student at Newcastle University, as part of my degree I am completing an eight week work placement at South Shields…