Closure Notice – updated 12 April 2021

Our Sunderland Museum & Winter Gardens shop is open.

The Museum Shop is open Monday to Saturday, 10am to 4pm.  Please check our ‘Plan Your Visit’ page for full details.

City Library, located within the Museum, will remain closed but will operate a Click and Collect Service.

In line with Government guidance the rest of the Museum will remain closed until further notice. The situation is being reviewed on a weekly basis and further updates will be posted here and on our social media channels.

If you have any queries, please contact us on [email protected]

Thank you for your support during this difficult time.

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Virtual Exhibition: Paint the Town in Sound

08-Mar-2021 - 06-Jul-2021
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Hot New It III

03-May-2021 - 17-May-2021
Sunderland Museum and Winter Gardens

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No Strings

21-Mar-2020 - 12-Sep-2021
National Glass Centre

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Paint the Town in Sound Podcasts

12-Apr-2021 - 07-Jul-2021
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Arts Council Collection x University of Sunderland Virtual Exhibition Takeover

26-Apr-2021 - 23-May-2021
Sunderland Museum and Winter Gardens

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Washington Youth Theatre - Online!

13-Feb-2021 - 15-May-2021
Arts Centre Washington

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Arts Council Collection Print Display: Selected by We Make Culture’s Young Musicians Project

09-Feb-2021 - 31-Jul-2021
Sunderland Museum and Winter Gardens

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Paint the Town In Sound

21-Nov-2020 - 07-Jul-2021
Sunderland Museum and Winter Gardens

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Story Explorers

29-Jun-2020 - 08-Aug-2021
Sunderland Museum and Winter Gardens

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Friends of Sunderland Cemeteries– the graveyards and monumental masons of Sunderland

10-May-2021
Sunderland Museum and Winter Gardens

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Painting Social – Online!

17-Feb-2021 - 12-May-2021
Arts Centre Washington

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Susan Philipsz: The Internationale

03-Mar-2021 - 13-May-2021
Sunderland Museum and Winter Gardens

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Srijoni

18-May-2021 - 03-Jul-2021
Arts Centre Washington

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Watercolour Classes - Morning

19-May-2021 - 26-May-2021
Arts Centre Washington

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Some Songs for Wearside – a talk with Keith Gregson

20-May-2021
Sunderland Museum and Winter Gardens

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Life Drawing Class

29-Oct-2020 - 03-Jun-2021
Arts Centre Washington

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Oil Painting Classes

21-May-2021 - 28-May-2021
Arts Centre Washington

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Washington Youth Theatre

22-May-2021 - 29-May-2021
Arts Centre Washington

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Saturday Art Club

22-May-2021 - 29-May-2021
Arts Centre Washington

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More Songs for Wearside – a talk with Eileen Richardson

24-May-2021
Sunderland Museum and Winter Gardens

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Musical Sunderland Quiz

27-May-2021
Sunderland Museum and Winter Gardens

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