What's On

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.

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2018-01-20 00:00:00 to 2018-08-25 23:00:0020Jan2018

Salisbury Snapped

Saturday, January 20, 2018 to Sunday, August 26, 2018

An exhibition showing photographs from the Salisbury Museum and Salisbury Journal photographic archives. How has Salisbury changed through the decades?

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Exhibitions
2018-05-25 23:00:00 to 2018-09-29 23:00:0026May2018

Henry Lamb: Out of the Shadows

Saturday, May 26, 2018 to Sunday, September 30, 2018

Henry Lamb was one of the leading British figurative painters of the first part of the

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Exhibitions
2018-05-25 23:00:00 to 2018-07-30 23:00:0026May2018

Portrait Competition

Saturday, May 26, 2018 to Tuesday, July 31, 2018

Portrait Competition

26 May 2018 – 31 July 2018

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Events
2018-06-06 23:00:00 to 2019-02-14 00:00:0007Jun2018

Wessex Plinth: Anello Flow by Almuth Tebbenhoff

Thursday, June 7, 2018 to Thursday, February 14, 2019

The latest work of sculpture to feature on the 'Wessex Plinth' at the front of the museum is 'Anello Flow' by Almuth Tebbenhoff, FRSS, DLitt

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Exhibitions
2018-07-20 23:00:00 to 2018-07-21 23:00:0021Jul2018

Festival of Archaeology 2018

Saturday, July 21, 2018 to Sunday, July 22, 2018

Join us for a family-friendly, unique weekend of heritage, archaeology and living history. Now a firm fixture in the museum programme, this will include two days of talks on some of the hottest archaeological topics, which will run quite literally from fact to fiction. The dynamic showground outside will mean fun for archaeology fans of all ages - no spades necessary...

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Events
2018-07-25 17:30:00 to 2018-07-25 19:00:0025Jul2018

Henry Lamb: Art, War and Modernism - A talk by Professor Ana Carden-Coyne

Wednesday, July 25, 2018 - 18:30 to 20:00

Professor Ana Carden-Coyne is Director of External Relations, School of Arts, Histories and Cultures at the University of Manchester.

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Lectures
2018-07-31 09:00:00 to 2018-07-31 15:00:0031Jul2018

Discovery Day: Drumming Workshop with Kaya Drums

Tuesday, July 31, 2018 - 10:00 to 16:00

10am - 12.30pm and 1.30pm - 4pm

The first of our Summer Discovery Days sees us welcoming back Kaya Drums for a drumming workshop, where everyone can have a go. 

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For Families
2018-07-31 09:00:00 to 2018-08-28 09:00:0031Jul2018

Summer Discovery Tuesdays

Tuesday, July 31, 2018 - 10:00 to Tuesday, August 28, 2018 - 10:00

Tuesdays 31 July and 7, 14, 21 and 28 August - Sessions 10am - 12.30pm and 1.30pm - 4pm

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Events
2018-08-14 09:00:00 to 2018-08-14 15:00:0014Aug2018

Discovery Day: Portrait Lanterns with artist Liza Morgan

Tuesday, August 14, 2018 - 10:00 to 16:00

10am - 12.30pm and 1.30pm - 4pm

Hands-on summer fun with artist Liza Morgan.

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For Families
2018-08-21 09:00:00 to 2018-08-21 15:00:0021Aug2018

Discovery Day: Vegetable Prints with artist Alex Hoare

Tuesday, August 21, 2018 - 10:00 to 16:00

10am - 12.30pm and 1.30pm - 4pm

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For Families
2018-08-28 09:00:00 to 2018-08-28 15:00:0028Aug2018

Discovery Day: Collage: Lamb-inated portraits with Charlotte Moreton

Tuesday, August 28, 2018 - 10:00 to 16:00

10am - 12.30pm and 1.30pm - 4pm

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For Families
2018-10-12 23:00:00 to 2019-01-05 00:00:0013Oct2018

Hoards: A Hidden History of Ancient Britain

Saturday, October 13, 2018 to Saturday, January 5, 2019

Discover fabulous buried treasure in this British Museum touring exhibition, which focuses on hoarding in prehistoric and Roman Britain.

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