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The Museum has a busy programme of family events, courses, lectures and tours. Our temporary exhibition programme includes three major and three minor exhibitions per year, which cover subjects as diverse as history, archaeology and fine art.

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2016-01-30 00:00:00 to 2016-05-06 23:00:0030Jan2016

John Craxton 'A Poetic Eye':A life in art from Cranborne Chase to Crete

Saturday, January 30, 2016 to Saturday, May 7, 2016

Curated by Ian Collins, this is an exhibition exploring the colourful life of artist John Craxton and his incredible emotional, physical and creative journey from Cranborne Chase to Crete.

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2016-02-20 00:00:00 to 2016-07-08 23:00:0020Feb2016

Relationships: An exhibition by Sophie Ryder

Saturday, February 20, 2016 to Saturday, July 9, 2016

Working in partnership with Salisbury Cathedral and The Young Gallery, this is an exhibition of the drawings and workings of acclaimed sculptor Sophie Ryder.

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2016-05-05 09:00:00 to 2016-05-05 15:00:0005May2016

Drawing workshop with artist Nick Beer

Thursday, May 5, 2016 -
10:00 to 16:00

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2016-05-11 23:00:00 to 2016-06-29 23:00:0012May2016

Mapping local history: Exploring the past through maps, plans and ground survey

Thursday, May 12, 2016 to Thursday, June 30, 2016

Mapping Course: Thursdays 12 May - 30 June. Morning sessions 10am - 1pm and afternoon sessions 2pm - 5pm

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Courses
2016-05-13 09:00:00 to 2016-05-13 10:30:0013May2016

Under Five's Friday: Write like an Egyptian!

Friday, May 13, 2016 -
10:00 to 11:30

Arty fun for little ones inspired by the Egyptians, led by artist Suzie Gutteridge.

Suitable for 2-5 year olds. Babies welcome.

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For Families
2016-05-13 15:30:00 to 2016-05-13 18:30:0013May2016

Museums at Night: Storm the Museum!

Friday, May 13, 2016 -
16:30 to 19:30

Calling all wannabe Normans! This is your chance to storm the Salisbury Museum.

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For Families
2016-05-13 17:00:00 to 2016-05-13 19:00:0013May2016

Summer Party for Museum Members and their friends

Friday, May 13, 2016 -
18:00 to 20:00

Welcome in the summer at our annual party for 2016.

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Events
2016-05-14 09:30:00 to 2016-05-14 12:00:0014May2016

Young Curators Club: Ancient Archery

Saturday, May 14, 2016 -
10:30 to 13:00

Join us for a fun adventure bringing history to li

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2016-05-20 23:00:00 to 2016-09-02 23:00:0021May2016

A British Museum Touring Exhibition - Writing for Eternity: Decoding Ancient Egypt

Saturday, May 21, 2016 to Saturday, September 3, 2016

This exhibition, developed in partnership with Wrexham Museum tells the story of 4000 years of writing in Ancient Egypt featuring a fantastic range of hieroglyph and cursive writing on a wide rang

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2016-05-31 09:00:00 to 2016-05-31 15:00:0031May2016

May Half Term Discovery Day: Build like an Egyptian!

Tuesday, May 31, 2016 -
10:00 to 16:00

To celebrate the opening of our British Museum Touring Exhibition, we are going Lego mad at the Museum with our friends from Bright Bricks. Come and help build a giant Lego postcard from Egypt!

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For Families
2016-06-11 09:30:00 to 2016-06-11 12:00:0011Jun2016

Young Curators Club: Design your own museum case

Saturday, June 11, 2016 -
10:30 to 13:00

Join us for a fun adventure bringing history to li

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2016-07-09 09:30:00 to 2016-07-09 12:00:0009Jul2016

Young Curators Club: Write like an Egyptian

Saturday, July 9, 2016 -
10:30 to 13:00

Join us for a fun adventure bringing history to li

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2016-07-22 23:00:00 to 2016-07-23 23:00:0023Jul2016

Festival of Archaeology 2016

Saturday, July 23, 2016 to Sunday, July 24, 2016

We are pleased to reveal the dates of the 2016 Festival of Archaeology are 23 and 24 July.

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2016-08-13 09:30:00 to 2016-08-13 12:00:0013Aug2016

Young Curators Club: Survive the Stone Age

Saturday, August 13, 2016 -
10:30 to 13:00

Join us for a fun adventure bringing history to li

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For Families
2016-09-10 09:30:00 to 2016-09-10 12:00:0010Sep2016

Young Curators Club: Behind the scenes

Saturday, September 10, 2016 -
10:30 to 13:00

Join us for a fun adventure bringing history to li

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For Families
2016-09-16 23:00:00 to 2017-03-25 00:00:0017Sep2016

Constable in Context: Salisbury Cathedral from the Meadows in perspective

Saturday, September 17, 2016 to Saturday, March 25, 2017

In 2013 John Constable’s Salisbury Cathedral from the Meadows 1831, one of the greatest masterpieces of British Art, was secured for the nation with assistance from the 

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2016-10-08 09:30:00 to 2016-10-08 12:00:0008Oct2016

Young Curators Club: Roman messages

Saturday, October 8, 2016 -
10:30 to 13:00

Join us for a fun adventure bringing history to li

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2016-10-12 09:00:00 to 2016-10-12 11:30:0012Oct2016

Women's Institute Knitting Event 1: Spoons - A stirring tale!

Wednesday, October 12, 2016 -
10:00 to 12:30

Exclusively for members of the Women’s Institute, the museum is hosting a series of three workshops.

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2016-10-12 13:00:00 to 2016-10-12 15:30:0012Oct2016

Women's Institute Knitting Event 2: Spoons - A stirring tale!

Wednesday, October 12, 2016 -
14:00 to 16:30

Exclusively for members of the Women’s Institute, the museum is hosting a series of three workshops.

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2016-10-15 13:00:00 to 2016-10-15 15:30:0015Oct2016

Women's Institute Knitting Event 3: Spoons - A stirring tale!

Saturday, October 15, 2016 -
14:00 to 16:30

Exclusively for members of the Women’s Institute, the museum is hosting a series of three workshops.

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2016-11-12 10:30:00 to 2016-11-12 13:00:0012Nov2016

Young Curators Club: Meet John Constable

Saturday, November 12, 2016 -
10:30 to 13:00

Join us for a fun adventure bringing history to li

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For Families
2016-12-10 10:30:00 to 2016-12-10 13:00:0010Dec2016

Young Curators Club: Georgian Christmas

Saturday, December 10, 2016 -
10:30 to 13:00

Join us for a fun adventure bringing history to li

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For Families