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2015-07-18 15:00:00 to 2015-07-18 16:00:0018Jul2015

‘An Object that Changed my Life.’

Saturday, July 18, 2015 - 16:00 to 17:00

The second sitting of revealing and entertaining insights from famous archaeologists.

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2015-07-18 13:30:00 to 2015-07-18 14:30:0018Jul2015

‘An Object that Changed my Life’

Saturday, July 18, 2015 - 14:30 to 15:30

A rare opportunity to hear about life changing discoveries and their influence on these famous broadcasters of archaeology.

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2015-07-18 11:00:00 to 2015-07-18 12:00:0018Jul2015

The Grey Friars project: the identification of the remains of King Richard III

Saturday, July 18, 2015 - 12:00 to 13:00

Talk by Dr Turi King, Lecturer in Genetics and Archaeology, University of Leicester

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2015-07-18 09:30:00 to 2015-07-18 10:30:0018Jul2015

“If only they could talk” … the archaeological analysis of human bone

Saturday, July 18, 2015 - 10:30 to 11:30

Talk by Jacqueline McKinley, Senior Osteoarchaeologist, Wessex Archaeology

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2015-07-18 09:00:00 to 2015-07-19 16:00:0018Jul2015

Festival of Archaeology

Saturday, July 18, 2015 - 10:00 to Sunday, July 19, 2015 - 17:00

Following the success of the Grand Opening of the Wessex Gallery of Archaeology in July last year, The Salisbury Museum is hosting its very own Festival of Archaeology over the weekend of 18/19 July.

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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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2015-07-10 09:00:00 to 2015-07-10 10:30:0010Jul2015

Under Five's Friday: Saints and Giants

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

Discover Salisbury's saints - Osmund and Christopher, aka The Salisbury Giant - and make your own mini-giant! Suitable for 2 - 5 year olds. Babies are welcome.

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For Families
2015-07-07 09:30:00 to 2015-07-07 14:30:0007Jul2015

Artist Workshop: Light & Atmosphere: A day of sketching and painting clouds

Tuesday, July 7, 2015 - 10:30 to 15:30

A day course looking at how to paint clouds in watercolour with artist Claire Thomas.

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2015-07-02 17:30:00 to 2015-07-02 19:00:0002Jul2015

Beckford and Turner - Capturing the Rise and Fall of Fonthill Abbey: A Lecture by Dr Amy Frost

Thursday, July 2, 2015 - 18:30 to 20:00

William Beckford's gothic revival masterpiece, Fonthill Abbey, is one of the greatest lost country houses in England.

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2015-06-26 09:30:00 to 2015-06-26 12:00:0026Jun2015

Artist Workshop: The Palette of Turner

Friday, June 26, 2015 - 10:30 to 13:00

Using the Turner's Wessex exhibition as inspiration, artist Ann Hambly,  of Plain Arts Salisbury, will lead a workshop in color.

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2015-06-03 17:30:0003Jun2015

J M W Turner: His Life and Masterworks

Wednesday, June 3, 2015 - 18:30
A Lecture by Eric Shanes.  In this talk, Eric Shanes will put Turner's achievement within its cultural, painterly and biographical context. 
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2015-05-26 17:00:0026May2015

Exploring Turner's Wessex

Tuesday, May 26, 2015 - 18:00
A lecture by Ian Warrell, the curator of the museum’s Turner exhibition. Ian’s lecture will focus on our exhibition, which depicts the important local commissions that provided the foundation of Turner’s career.
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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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2015-05-15 17:30:00 to 2015-05-15 19:30:0015May2015

Museums at Night: The Singular Exploits of Sherlock Holmes

Friday, May 15, 2015 - 18:30 to 20:30

Museums at Night will emerge from the shadows between 13 -16 May 2015, with hundreds of exciting after-hours events taking place across the UK. As part of a dazzling array of special events in unusual spaces, the Salisbury Museum is proud to present Jonathan Goodwin in ‘The Singular Exploits of Sherlock Holmes’ in their suitably gothic Old Chapel.

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2015-05-08 09:00:00 to 2015-05-08 10:30:0008May2015

Under Fives Friday: Mini-Museums

Friday, May 8, 2015 - 10:00 to 11:30

Collecting is fun so join us for a morning of creating mini-museums. Suitable for 2-5 year olds. Baby play area.

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For Families
2015-05-07 17:30:0007May2015

Catherine the Great, Wedgwood and the Frog Service

Thursday, May 7, 2015 - 18:30

A lecture by Deborah Lambert. Salisbury Museum’s exceptional Wedgwood collection contains a ‘Frog’ plate from the service commissioned by Catherine the Great.

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2015-05-02 09:00:00 to 2015-05-02 15:00:0002May2015

Living History Day

Saturday, May 2, 2015 - 10:00 to 16:00

Join us for a day of Living History in the company of the Ancient Wessex Network, who will be recreating the past on our back lawn!

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For Families
2015-04-28 23:00:00 to 2015-06-16 23:00:0029Apr2015

Villages, Towns and Cities: the development of settlements in south Wiltshire

Wednesday, April 29, 2015 to Wednesday, June 17, 2015
Wednesdays 29 April to 17 June 2015. Lectures start at 10.15am at the museum. Afternoon sessions at various locations in south Wiltshire (see below).
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2015-04-25 09:00:00 to 2015-04-25 12:00:0025Apr2015

Make a Flint Axe Workshop

Saturday, April 25, 2015 - 10:00 to 13:00
Come and learn the art of making a Neolithic axe from flint knapper James Dilley, then have a go yourself!
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2015-04-23 17:30:0023Apr2015

Stonehenge and the Romantic Imagination

Thursday, April 23, 2015 - 18:30
A lecture by Professor Sam Smiles. In this talk, he will look at Turner’s exploration of the landscape of Wiltshire, including Stonehenge, a monument which presented special challenges for landscape painters.
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