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Hob Nob at Museums at Night

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.

Datesort descending Title Type
2015-09-18 23:00:00 to 2016-02-13 00:00:0019Sep2015

John Hinchcliffe Prints

Saturday, September 19, 2015 to Saturday, February 13, 2016

John Hinchcliffe was an acclaimed weaver, painter and ceramist known for his bold and distinctive style developed through his passion for colour and experimentation.

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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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2016-02-12 10:00:00 to 2016-02-12 11:30:0012Feb2016

Under Five's Friday: Print & Collage

Friday, February 12, 2016 -
10:00 to 11:30

Arty fun for little ones led by artist Suzie Gutteridge and inspired by the colourful work of John Craxton.

Suitable for 2 - 5 year olds. Babies welcome.

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2016-02-13 10:30:00 to 2016-02-13 13:00:0013Feb2016

Young Curators Club: Buried bodies

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

Join us for a fun adventure bringing history to life in our Young Curators Club.

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2016-02-16 10:00:00 to 2016-02-16 16:00:0016Feb2016

Discovery Day: Circus Workshop

Tuesday, February 16, 2016 -
10:00 to 16:00

Now is your chance to join the circus! Come and learn how to juggle at our circus skills workshop.

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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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2016-03-03 18:30:00 to 2016-03-03 20:00:0003Mar2016

John Craxton: A portrait of the artist on Cranborne Chase and Crete by Ian Collins

Thursday, March 3, 2016 -
18:30 to 20:00

Ian Collins, curator of our John Craxton show, ‘A Poetic Eye’, will trace the painter's creative journey from dark studies in war-time entrapment to a celebration of the life, light and landscape

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2016-03-09 18:30:00 to 2016-03-09 20:00:0009Mar2016

An evening with Gambling Archaeologist, Tim FitzHigham

Wednesday, March 9, 2016 -
18:30 to 20:00

The Salisbury Museum is thrilled to welcome award-winning comedian, author, world record holder and gambling archaeologist, Tim FitzHigham for an evening of amazing anecdotes.

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2016-03-11 10:00:00 to 2016-03-11 11:30:0011Mar2016

Under Five's Friday: Mad March Hares

Friday, March 11, 2016 -
10:00 to 11:30

Seasonal art fun for little ones inspired by the work of sculptor, Sophie Ryder. Join artist Suzie Gutteridge for a fun morning of colouring and making.

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2016-03-12 10:30:00 to 2016-03-12 13:00:0012Mar2016

Young Curators Club: Mythical creatures

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

Join us for a fun adventure bringing history to li

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2016-03-17 18:30:00 to 2016-03-17 20:00:0017Mar2016

Soaring Sounds - The Music of Salisbury Cathedral

Thursday, March 17, 2016 -
18:30 to 20:00

What are the differences between the voices of girls and boys? How do you train a choir? What music is especially suited to Salisbury Cathedral?

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2016-03-26 10:00:00 to 2016-03-26 16:00:0026Mar2016

March Madness at the Museum

Saturday, March 26, 2016 -
10:00 to 16:00

The Easter Bunny is visiting the Museum chaperoned by a friendly but slightly bonkers character ...The Mad Hatter. They are auditioning for trainee Easter Bunnies.

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2016-04-06 17:30:00 to 2016-04-06 19:00:0006Apr2016

Lady M. Sex, Smallpox and the Salisbury Connection: A talk by Mary South

Wednesday, April 6, 2016 -
18:30 to 20:00

Lady Mary Wortley Montagu –known in her time as Lady M. - spent her childhood in West Dean. Married to our Turkish Ambassador, her candid letters home caused a stir in the 18th century.

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2016-04-09 09:30:00 to 2016-04-09 12:00:0009Apr2016

Young Curators Club: Prehistoric pottery

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

Join us for a fun adventure bringing history to li

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2016-04-21 17:30:00 to 2016-04-21 19:00:0021Apr2016

Interim results of Geophysical and Topographic Surveys in and around Old Sarum 2014-2016: A talk by Dominic Barker

Thursday, April 21, 2016 -
18:30 to 20:00

A presentation of geophysical and topographic survey results carried out by staff and students from the Department of Archaeology at the University of Southampton.

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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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2016-05-14 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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2016-06-11 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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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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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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2016-11-12 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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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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