Welcome to the Dorman Museum, Middlesbrough. A great family day out. Learn, have fun & enjoy!
Petals and Claws
Revisiting The Owl Service fifty years on
Wednesday 26th March – Sunday 20th May
The exhibition marks the fiftieth anniversary of the publication of The Owl Service and stems from conversations between photographer David Heke and Alan Garner and his wife Griselda.
It includes photography, video, painting, sculpture, music/soundscape, poetry and dance.
Getting the hang of illustrating children’s picture books
24th May – 24th June
The exhibition will feature work by Hlín Davidsdottir mentored by Ross Collins, Anders Frang by Steve Anthony, Rachel Everitt by
Debi Gliori, Hazel Dunn and Patrick Benson and Kirsti Beautyman and Helen Stephens.
Containing a full size dinosaur model, human skulls, a mineral mine, audio-visual presentation and large display objects around a spaceship-like table under a starry sky. More…
The Nelson Collection
The Thomas Hudson Nelson collection of birds and eggs was bequested to the museum in 1914. More…
Hanging in the double height space of the new Dorman Museum extension is a remarkable and unique historic plan. Measuring around 13 feet square this plan, painted on sailcloth, shows the extent and detail of the Lordship of Acklam Estates. More…