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2011-10-18 23:00:00 to 2012-01-14 00:00:0019Oct2011

Out of the Earth

Wednesday, October 19, 2011 to Saturday, January 14, 2012

Renowned potter Chris Carter and archaeologist Martin Green share their fascination with the prehistoric past of Cranborne Chase.

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2013-01-19 00:00:00 to 2013-07-05 23:00:0019Jan2013

What’s Under Your School?

Saturday, January 19, 2013 to Saturday, July 6, 2013

During 2012 over 40 schools from South Wiltshire, North Dorset and West Hampshire have been helped to explore the history of their school and surroundings.  What’s Under Your School?

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2014-11-15 00:00:00 to 2015-02-28 00:00:0015Nov2014

Detectorists Finds in the Wessex Gallery

Saturday, November 15, 2014 to Saturday, February 28, 2015

From mid-November 2014 to February 2015, a special case in the Wessex Gallery will display some exceptional objects discovered by members of the public in the Salisbury area.

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2019-06-28 23:00:00 to 2019-09-27 23:00:0029Jun2019

Hoards Exhibition at Brading Roman Villa

Saturday, June 29, 2019 to Saturday, September 28, 2019

Hoards: The Hidden History of Ancient Britain was first shown at the museum in October 2018. This is a partnership exhibition with the British Museum and it is now touring the country.

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2014-05-22 23:00:00 to 2014-09-18 23:00:0023May2014

Cecil Beaton at Home - Ashcombe and Reddish

Friday, May 23, 2014 to Friday, September 19, 2014

Salisbury Museum presents an innovative biographical view of legendary designer, photographer and artist, Sir Cecil Beaton, through his two Wiltshire homes. 

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2011-04-29 23:00:00 to 2011-09-24 23:00:0030Apr2011

Constable in Context

Saturday, April 30, 2011 to Sunday, September 25, 2011

A display of artworks from the museum's collection which feature in the exhibition catalogue Constable & Salisbury: The Soul of Landscape.

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2011-01-29 00:00:00 to 2011-05-01 23:00:0029Jan2011

Romans v Saxons

Saturday, January 29, 2011 to Monday, May 2, 2011

A family-friendly exhibition exploring the lives of Romans and Saxons in South Wiltshire.

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2011-01-15 00:00:00 to 2011-04-24 23:00:0015Jan2011

Discovering Archaeology

Saturday, January 15, 2011 to Monday, April 25, 2011

Following the story of the excavation, by Wessex Archaeology, of a Bronze Age burial at Norton Bavant, in 1987, Discovering Archaeology looks into the processes taken before, during and after excav

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2012-04-20 23:00:00 to 2012-08-31 23:00:0021Apr2012

Bags of Creativity

Saturday, April 21, 2012 to Saturday, September 1, 2012

Local artist Suzie Gutteridge is working in collaboration with the Museum and local schools and groups to create an exciting and sensory exhibition inspired by two items in the Museum’s Costume Col

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2016-10-07 23:00:00 to 2017-01-07 00:00:0008Oct2016

Wiltshire's Story in 100 Objects

Saturday, October 8, 2016 to Saturday, January 7, 2017

The museum is proud to take its turn as host for The Wiltshire’s Story in 100 Objects project, managed by the Wessex Museums Partnership and funded by Arts Council England.

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2009-01-17 00:00:00 to 2009-04-25 23:00:0017Jan2009

Wessex: new work by Wessex Textile Artists

Saturday, January 17, 2009 to Sunday, April 26, 2009

This well-established group has produced a body of new work resulting in a colourful and varied exhibition. Working to a theme of Wessex, the pieces are small and affordable!

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2012-01-28 00:00:00 to 2012-05-11 23:00:0028Jan2012

Surviving the Stone Age

Saturday, January 28, 2012 to Saturday, May 12, 2012

When the climate changes from warm to freezing, the plants and animals you rely on for food and clothing die out or disappear, how would YOU survive?

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2010-07-09 23:00:00 to 2010-10-08 23:00:0010Jul2010

Made in 1860

Saturday, July 10, 2010 to Saturday, October 9, 2010

Salisbury Museum is 150 years old!

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2013-02-02 00:00:00 to 2013-05-10 23:00:0002Feb2013

A World in Fragments: mosaics by Robert Field

Saturday, February 2, 2013 to Saturday, May 11, 2013

A World in Fragments will display the diverse output and wide-ranging themes Robert Field has undertaken as a mosaicist.

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2017-01-14 00:00:00 to 2017-05-12 23:00:0014Jan2017

Rena Gardiner - Artist and Printmaker

Saturday, January 14, 2017 to Saturday, May 13, 2017

Rena Gardiner (1929-99) is best remembered for her guidebooks to historic places, buildings and the countryside which she wrote, illustrated and printed in her cottage in Dorset. Several of them ar

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2013-10-11 23:00:00 to 2014-01-18 00:00:0012Oct2013

Watch this space! Creating the Wessex Gallery

Saturday, October 12, 2013 to Saturday, January 18, 2014

This exhibition showcases objects from the archaeology and Pitt Rivers collections while their permanent home is being redeveloped.

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2020-01-18 00:00:00 to 2020-04-03 23:00:0018Jan2020

Wessex Women Objects on Tour: Preserving Special Skills in Wessex

Saturday, January 18, 2020 to Saturday, April 4, 2020

Our four partner museums have explored their collections and found objects that tell the untold stories of our region's women and their past - from the unexpected to the ground-breaking and intrigu

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2009-04-03 23:00:00 to 2009-07-03 23:00:0004Apr2009

The Wonder of Illustration

Saturday, April 4, 2009 to Saturday, July 4, 2009

For the first time, Books Illustrated is exhibiting at Salisbury Museum.

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2012-01-14 00:00:00 to 2012-04-13 23:00:0014Jan2012

Landscapes of Thomas Hardy’s Wessex: Works by Dave Gunning, David Inshaw and Rob Pountney

Saturday, January 14, 2012 to Saturday, April 14, 2012

A collaboration between three artists who have depicted the dramatic landscapes and ancient archaeological sites of Hardy’s Wessex landscape.

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2016-05-20 23:00:00 to 2016-09-02 23:00:0021May2016

A British Museum Touring Exhibition - Writing for Eternity: Decoding Ancient Egypt

Saturday, May 21, 2016 to Saturday, September 3, 2016

This exhibition, developed in partnership with Wrexham Museum tells the story of 4000 years of writing in Ancient Egypt featuring a fantastic range of hieroglyph and cursive writing on a wide range

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