Oriental Museum

Oriental Museum
Elvet Hill, Durham, DH1 3TH
  • Telephone 0191 334 5694
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  • Website www.durham.ac.uk/oriental.museum

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Dressed To Impress: Netsuke And Japanese Men's Fashion

A British Museum exhibition featuring a selection of delightfully detailed netsuke and other traditional Japanese male dress accessories. Netsuke is the Japanese art of miniature sculpture. Originally a practical piece of dress, during the Edo Period (1615-1868 CE) these carvings evolved into an important art form in…

Thu 23 Feb

£1.50 (£0.75; Children £0.75; £3.50; £0.75) / 0191 334 5694

Fri 24 Feb

£1.50 (£0.75; Children £0.75; £3.50; £0.75) / 0191 334 5694

Sat 25 Feb

£1.50 (£0.75; Children £0.75; £3.50; £0.75) / 0191 334 5694

…and 85 more dates until 21 May

A Forgotten Campaign

This exhibition uses images from Durham University's Sudan Archive to tell the story of The Anglo-Egyptian Conquest of Darfur.

Thu 23 Feb

£1.50 (£0.75; £0.75) / 0191 334 5694

Fri 24 Feb

£1.50 (£0.75; £0.75) / 0191 334 5694

Sat 25 Feb

£1.50 (£0.75; £0.75) / 0191 334 5694

…and 33 more dates until 30 Mar

A Good Reputation Endures Forever: The Chinese Labour Corps On The Western Front

An exhibition exploring the role of the thousands of Chinese who risked their lives alongside the British armed forces during the First World War. 96,000 Chinese men volunteered to work for Britain in the First World War as part of the Chinese Labour Corps. They undertook essential and often dangerous work behind the…

…and 168 more dates until 24 Sep

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