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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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2017-05-25 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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2017-05-19 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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2017-05-19 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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2017-05-13 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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2017-05-12 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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2017-05-11 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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2017-05-05 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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2017-04-26 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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2017-04-18 13:00:00 to 2017-04-18 15:00:0018Apr2017

Rena Gardiner at Salisbury Cathedral: A walk with Specialist Guides

Tuesday, April 18, 2017 - 14:00 to 16:00

Using Rena Gardiner’s ‘History at Salisbury Cathedral’ guide book as inspiration, join two specialist Cathedral guides for a unique visit to Salisbury Cathedral.

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2017-04-15 09:00:00 to 2017-04-15 15:00:0015Apr2017

Easter at the Museum

Saturday, April 15, 2017 - 10:00 to 16:00

Join us and help make a giant mosaic for Easter with our friends Urban Canvas. Storytelling and an Easter archaeology trail with prizes too.

Fundraising Event

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2017-04-08 09:30:00 to 2017-04-08 12:00:0008Apr2017

Young Curators Club: Textile Terra Firma

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

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

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2017-04-07 23:00:00 to 2017-09-02 23:00:0008Apr2017

Spoons - A stirring tale...

Saturday, April 8, 2017 to Sunday, September 3, 2017

This unusual exhibition of spoons, is the result of a project working in collaboration with the NFWI Craft Committee.

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Exhibitions
2017-04-07 23:00:00 to 2017-09-02 23:00:0008Apr2017

British Art: Ancient Landscapes

Saturday, April 8, 2017 to Sunday, September 3, 2017

The British landscape has been a continual inspiration to artists across the centuries and particularly the landscapes shaped and marked by our distant ancestors.

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2017-03-30 17:30:00 to 2017-03-30 19:00:0030Mar2017

Making Giants: The Salisbury Giant and his kin - A talk by Alixe Bovey

Thursday, March 30, 2017 - 18:30 to 20:00

Fundraising Event

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2017-03-25 10:30:00 to 2017-03-25 12:30:0025Mar2017

Constable Walks: Step into 'Salisbury Cathedral from the Meadows, 1831'

Saturday, March 25, 2017 - 10:30 to 12:30

Blue Badge guides will lead a 1.5 - 2 hour walk, starting in front of the museum at 10.30am and visiting key locations for both John Constable and his legendary painting of Salisbury Cathedral

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2017-03-23 18:00:00 to 2017-03-23 20:00:0023Mar2017

Turner, Constable and the French Impressionists in Britain: A talk by Nicholas Alfrey

Thursday, March 23, 2017 - 18:00 to 20:00

Fundraising Event

As our ‘Constable in Context’ draws to a close, join us for ‘last chance to see’ Private View and glass of wine, followed by a talk from Nicholas Alfrey.

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2017-03-18 14:30:00 to 2017-03-18 16:00:0018Mar2017

The Fisher Letters: A rehearsed reading directed by Samantha Holland

Saturday, March 18, 2017 - 14:30 to 16:00

Fundraising Event

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2017-03-11 10:30:00 to 2017-03-11 13:00:0011Mar2017

Young Curators Club: Fantastic Fans

Saturday, March 11, 2017 - 10:30 to 13:00

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

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2017-03-10 10:00:00 to 2017-03-10 11:30:0010Mar2017

Under Five's Friday: Mad Hatters

Friday, March 10, 2017 - 10:00 to 11:30

Arty fun for little ones! Come and start getting ready for Easter, with a morning of mad hatter makes, led by artist Suzie Gutteridge.

Suitable for 2-5 year olds. Babies welcome.

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