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EXHIBITIONS Gavin Turk: Neons 25 JANUARY – 21 APRIL

One of the most respected artists from the early 1990’s. This exhibition brings together all of Turk’s neon works for the first time.

Bishop Auckland

BARNARD CASTLE A66

A67

A74

A688

Berwick upon Tweed Alnwick

A1

A68

A67 Darlington A66

A1

A69

A66

Carlisle

Scotch Corner

22 MARCH – 18 MAY

A unique opportunity to see Manet’s iconic painting as part of the National Gallery’s Masterpiece Tour.

Enjoy the relaxed ambience, lovely views and fabulous food from the seasonal menu. Treat yourself to some retail therapy from a wide range of quality souvenirs and gifts. With free entry to the café and shop, and free on-site parking, it’s the perfect excuse to indulge yourself! Experience the tranquil surroundings by strolling the woodland walks – accessible for wheelchairs and buggies – enjoy a picnic or simply take a seat and soak up the view. Children can let off steam in the new play areas, borrow an activity bag from reception, or explore the fabulous new Nature Trail.

Shafts of Light 17 MAY – 21 SEPTEMBER

Illustrating the working environment of coal miners, via their own interpretation of working life in and around the North East.

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Newcastle Durham A1 A66

Darlington

M6

OPENING TIMES

Open daily 10.00 – 5.00 Closed only 25 & 26 Dec & 1 Jan.

The Execution of Maximillian

A1

A19

A1(M)

Leeds

York

ADMISSION

£9.50 Adults; £8.50 Concessions; £5.50 Students; £14.00 6 Month admission pass Admission to all exhibitions included Accompanied children free (under 16). Accompanying carers free. Free access to Café Bowes, Shop and Grounds. Wheelchair access to all areas. CONTACT US

The Bowes Museum, Barnard Castle, County Durham, DL12 8NP Call 01833 690606 info@thebowesmuseum.org.uk www.thebowesmuseum.org.uk COACH PARTIES & GROUPS

Special rates and exclusive benefits available when booked in advance. groups@thebowesmuseum.org.uk FRIENDS OF THE BOWES MUSEUM

Find out more about the benefits of becoming a Friend. friends@thebowesmuseum.org.uk HIRE THE BOWES MUSEUM

Experience beautiful spaces and outstanding hospitality for your wedding, special event, corporate function or meeting. hire@thebowesmuseum.org.uk A LEARNING EXPERIENCE

Hockney, Printmaker 7 JUNE – 28 SEPTEMBER

A delightful and entertaining overview of the artist’s graphic career to celebrate his 60 years as a printmaker.

Contact our friendly team for details of educational opportunities for schools and visitors. Check out our Toddler Group and After School Club. education@thebowesmuseum.org.uk REFERENCE LIBRARY & ARCHIVES

Opening times and enquiries. libraryandarchives@thebowesmuseum.org.uk

Julian Opie 21 SEPTEMBER – FEBRUARY 2015

Opie’s first one man show in the UK for over 10 years. Showcases his new and unseen works with pieces from his private art collection.

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