Our latest exhibition is entitled ‘Alchemical Dreams’ which features foliage collected and captured by a method of botanical contact printing. The pieces have been created with eco-friendly dyes and water colour paper, exhibition creator Maggie Parker has created a series of pieces celebrating the passage of time and the altering chemistry of her subjects. All the […]
Karl Blossfeldt – Art Forms in Nature is a Hayward Gallery Touring exhibition consisting of 40 celebrated photogravures of nature from the 1930s. Karl Blossfeldt (1865-1932) was a German photographer celebrated by the Surrealists and early modernists for his pioneering close-up images of plants and flora. He trained as a sculptor he was also an […]
Join us for an exhibition of fine art by members of the Durham Art Group. The exhibition includes watercolours, oil paintings, textiles and jewellery. With many of the artworks up for sale, if you would like to make a purchase, please enquire at our reception desk. Access to Durham Art Group – A Display of […]
Life at Ushaw gives an insight into the day-to-day life of some of the people who lived and worked at Ushaw during its time as a seminary and boarding school. In the recorded memories and the information panels you will be able to discover more about the lessons that were taught, the sports that were […]
The Pugins at Ushaw: Masters of Gothic Design highlights the members of the Pugin family of architects and designers who were engaged by Ushaw’s Presidents to produce work for Ushaw. Through their endeavours, Ushaw’s range of buildings was expanded and interior spaces were transformed. Ushaw received its first students in 1808. For a century, from […]
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