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2017-04-26 17:00:00 to 2017-04-26 19:00:0026Apr2017

Primal Magic: The Prehistoric Landscape in British Art: A talk by Professor Sam Smiles

Wednesday, April 26, 2017 -
18:00 to 20:00

In this talk Professor Sam Smiles, curator of the ‘British Art: Ancient Landscapes’ exhibition, will look at some examples of artistic engagements with British antiquity that lie beyond the topogr

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2017-05-05 09:30:00 to 2017-05-05 11:30:0005May2017

British Art: Ancient Landscapes - Curator's walk through with Professor Sam Smiles

Friday, May 5, 2017 -
10:30 to 12:30

Professor Sam Smiles will lead an exclusive walk through the ‘British Art: Ancient Landscapes’ exhibition that he has curated for the museum.

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2017-05-10 23:00:00 to 2017-06-14 23:00:0011May2017

Course: Understanding Chalkland Landscapes

Thursday, May 11, 2017 to Thursday, June 15, 2017

Thursdays 11, 18, 25 May and 1, 8 and 15 June, 10.15 am - 5pm

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2017-05-11 17:30:00 to 2017-05-11 19:00:0011May2017

An English Arcadia: Edith Olivier and Rex Whistler in Wiltshire - A talk by Anna Thomasson

Thursday, May 11, 2017 -
18:30 to 20:00

Whistler was 19 and a rising star of the art world when he met Olivier, a 51-year-old spinster, in 1925. Together, they embarked on a friendship that would transform their lives.

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2017-05-12 09:00:00 to 2017-05-12 10:00:0012May2017

Under Five's Friday: Printing Marks with Suzie Gutteridge

Friday, May 12, 2017 -
10:00 to 11:00

Join artist Suzie Gutteridge as she leads a creative session inspired by the mark making of printmaker Rena Gardiner.

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2017-05-13 09:30:00 to 2017-05-13 12:15:0013May2017

Young Curators Club: Ancient archery

Saturday, May 13, 2017 -
10:30 to 13:15

Join us for a fun adventure bringing history to life every second Satur

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2017-05-19 17:00:00 to 2017-05-19 19:00:0019May2017

Museums at Night: Great Battles with Greg Chapman

Friday, May 19, 2017 -
18:00 to 20:00

History comes to life for Museums at Night with the amazing Greg Chapman. Back by popular demand, historical entertainer Greg will re-enact some of history’s greatest battles on our back lawn!

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2017-05-19 23:00:00 to 2017-08-26 23:00:0020May2017

The Art of Stonehenge

Saturday, May 20, 2017 to Sunday, August 27, 2017

This exhibition complements the 'British Art: Ancient Landscapes' exhibition on show in the Main Exhibition Galleries.

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2017-05-25 17:30:00 to 2017-05-25 19:00:0025May2017

Rock Art: Prehistoric Art in the Prehistoric Landscape - A talk by Professor Richard Bradley

Thursday, May 25, 2017 -
18:30 to 20:00

In this talk, Professor Richard Bradley will look at the practice of carving what look like abstract designs, at significant points in the British landscape.

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2017-05-28 23:00:00 to 2017-05-29 23:00:0029May2017

Bank Holiday Fun - The Coo Var Glow Wall

Monday, May 29, 2017 to Tuesday, May 30, 2017

10am - 4pm

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2017-06-09 09:00:00 to 2017-06-09 10:30:0009Jun2017

Under Five's Friday: Galloping through the Landscape with Suzie Gutteridge

Friday, June 9, 2017 -
10:00 to 11:30

Arty fun for little ones! Join artist Suzie Gutteridge as we take a gallop through the landscape, inspired by the chalk horses of Wiltshire.

Suitable for 2-5 year olds. Babies welcome.

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2017-06-10 09:30:00 to 2017-06-10 12:00:0010Jun2017

Young Curators Club: Chivalry School

Saturday, June 10, 2017 -
10:30 to 13:00

Join us for a fun adventure bringing history to life every second Satur

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2017-06-15 09:00:00 to 2017-06-15 16:00:0015Jun2017

Outing to Down Farm

Thursday, June 15, 2017 -
10:00 to 17:00

Led by Martin Green, spend the day enjoying art and archaeology in the landscape of Down Farm.

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2017-06-20 10:30:00 to 2017-06-20 15:00:0020Jun2017

Steam Cars to visit Salisbury Museum

Tuesday, June 20, 2017 -
11:30 to 16:00

A group of thirteen vintage and veteran steams cars will be visiting the museum on 20 June. The Steam Car Club of Great Britain will be taking time out from their 'Wiltshire Wander' to visit us.

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2017-06-22 17:30:00 to 2017-06-22 19:00:0022Jun2017

Eric Ravilious: Downland Man - A talk by James Russell

Thursday, June 22, 2017 -
18:30 to 20:00

Eric Ravilious was only 39 when he died on active service as a war artist in 1942, yet he had already achieved amazing things.

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2017-06-29 17:30:00 to 2017-06-29 19:00:0029Jun2017

Between Avebury and Stonehenge: The Vale of Pewsey Project - A talk by Dr Jim Leary

Thursday, June 29, 2017 -
18:30 to 20:00

This talk will provide an overview of recent archaeological investigations in the Vale of Pewsey in Wiltshire.

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2017-07-06 17:30:00 to 2017-07-06 19:00:0006Jul2017

The Draw of the Ancient Landscape - A talk with Anna and Patrick Dillon

Thursday, July 6, 2017 -
18:30 to 20:00

The landscape of the Wessex Chalklands with its prehistoric monuments is a frequent theme in Modernist British painting, notably through the work of Paul Nash, Eric Ravilious and John Piper.

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2017-07-08 09:30:00 to 2017-07-08 12:00:0008Jul2017

Young Curators Club: Prehistoric metalworking

Saturday, July 8, 2017 -
10:30 to 13:00

Join us for a fun adventure bringing history to life every second Satur

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2017-07-10 15:45:00 to 2017-10-22 15:45:0010Jul2017

History Through the Eye of a Needle

Monday, July 10, 2017 - 16:45 to Sunday, October 22, 2017 - 16:45

The Machine Embroidery Group (MEG) has worked together with Salisbury Museum to work on this exhibition ‘History Through The Eye of the Needle. Art Embroidery Inspired by Archaeology’.

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2017-07-14 09:00:00 to 2017-07-14 10:30:0014Jul2017

Under Five's Friday: Digging for Treasure with Suzie Gutteridge

Friday, July 14, 2017 -
10:00 to 11:30

Join artist Suzie Gutteridge for creative fun inspired by the Festival of Archaeology at the museum in July.

Suitable for 2-5 year olds. Babies welcome.

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