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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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2015-05-21 23:00:00 to 2015-09-26 23:00:0022May2015

Turner's Wessex - Architecture and Ambition

Friday, May 22, 2015 to Sunday, September 27, 2015

In May 2015 we will mount the first ever exhibition devoted to J M W Turner’s drawings and paintings of Salisbury Cathedral, the city and its surroundings.

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2015-07-10 23:00:00 to 2015-09-11 23:00:0011Jul2015

Conversations with the Collection

Saturday, July 11, 2015 to Saturday, September 12, 2015

The Sarum Artists are a diverse group of artists from the Wessex region and have been working with The Salisbury Museum to celebrate the re-housing of their unique archaeology collection with a ne

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2015-09-11 09:00:00 to 2015-09-11 10:30:0011Sep2015

Under Five's Friday: Stones & Bones

Friday, September 11, 2015 - 10:00 to 11:30

Become a young archaeologist and make your own fossils and skeletons!

Suitable for 2 - 5 year olds. Babies welcome.

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2015-09-11 17:30:00 to 2015-09-11 19:00:0011Sep2015

Teaching Mr Turner: A talk by artist Tim Wright Fundraising Event

Friday, September 11, 2015 - 18:30 to 20:00

Join us for an evening in the company of Tim Wright a painter, specialising in the figure, based in London.

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2015-09-11 23:00:0012Sep2015

Turner Paint Off with Plain Arts Salisbury

Saturday, September 12, 2015

Come and discover your inner artist at the Turner Paint Off.

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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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Exhibitions
2015-09-25 17:30:00 to 2015-09-25 19:00:0025Sep2015

'Making Mr Turner' A discussion with Tim Wright and Dr Jacqueline Riding - Fundraising Event

Friday, September 25, 2015 - 18:30 to 20:00

We are privileged to welcome artist Tim Wright and Historical Consultant and Author Dr Jacqueline Riding, to talk about the making of the film ‘Mr Turner’ directed by Mike Leigh and starring actor

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2015-10-03 14:00:00 to 2015-10-03 15:00:0003Oct2015

Salisbury Fringe at the Museum Part Two: Objects come to life

Saturday, October 3, 2015 - 15:00 to 16:00

As part of the Salisbury Fringe, the Museum opened its doors to aspiring writers on 8 August to come and take inspiration from the collections and write something amazing!

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2015-10-09 09:00:00 to 2015-10-09 10:30:0009Oct2015

Under Five's Friday: The Big Draw

Friday, October 9, 2015 - 10:00 to 11:30

Join artist Liza Morgan to create beautiful artworks full of pattern, colour, shape and animals.

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For Families
2015-10-09 23:00:00 to 2016-01-16 00:00:0010Oct2015

John Hinchcliffe: the definitive works of a decorative artist

Saturday, October 10, 2015 to Saturday, January 16, 2016

In October, The Salisbury Museum will mount the first retrospective exhibition devoted to the life and work of weaver, painter and ceramicist John Hinchcliffe.  Focusing on Hinchcliffe’s experimen

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2015-10-15 23:00:00 to 2015-11-20 00:00:0016Oct2015

Art and the Netherlands with Alexandra Ormerod and Paul Chapman

Friday, October 16, 2015 to Friday, November 20, 2015

This art course will take place each Friday for six weeks commencing Friday 16 October 10.30am – 12.00pm (Optional outing on Friday 13 November)                                                    

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Courses
2015-10-27 10:00:00 to 2015-10-27 16:00:0027Oct2015

October Discovery Day: The Big Draw

Tuesday, October 27, 2015 - 10:00 to 16:00

Drop-in art workshops 10am – 12.30pm and 1.30pm – 4pm

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For Families
2015-12-12 10:00:00 to 2015-12-12 16:00:0012Dec2015

Christmas Magic at the Museum

Saturday, December 12, 2015 - 10:00 to 16:00

Come and enjoy a magical Saturday at the Museum with Father Christmas and his family of reindeer!

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For Families