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the archive tour

bone archives

Beneath the Discovery Museum literally millions of specimen are housed. It was in this labyrinth we continues our search for the animals and artifacts which once lived on the shelves of the Lit & Phil       The artists, writer Sheree Mack and the Keeper of Biology will work together to create tours and workshops ...

wonders dug from the depths

2 Hunter's letter

  The artists have been meeting weekly to research their ideas - conversations and inspirations range from the surreal and fantastical to the hidden and mundane  All will be synthesized into our June ...

Tour of the Great North Museum

GNM Tour

  The tour began with the Keeper of Archaeology talking to us about the Society of Antiquaries collection - the God of Benwell and the prehistoric arrow heads which once were thought to be fashioned by fairies. The Society along with its impressive collections resided for many years with the Literary and Philosophical Society.   We ...

It all began beneath the Library…..

lit and phil

    The first meeting of the artists took place around the Philosophers' Table. Each artist brought a different interest and specialism but all brought a curiosity and enthusiasm. We toured the library from majestic balcony to cavernous rare book stores. The ideas began to percolate... This tour will be repeated for the ...