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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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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

In partnership with the British Museum, this exhibition traces the story of hoarding from Bronze Age weapons discovered in the river Thames and the first Iron Age coin hoards, through to hoards bur

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2019-05-17 23:00:00 to 2019-09-28 23:00:0018May2019

Augustus John: Drawn from Life

Saturday, May 18, 2019 to Sunday, September 29, 2019

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2009-10-16 23:00:00 to 2010-01-06 00:00:0017Oct2009

Fountains of Light

Saturday, October 17, 2009 to Wednesday, January 6, 2010

Just in time for Guy Fawkes night, this exhibition explores the science and history behind Wiltshire-based company Pains Fireworks.

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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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2011-05-19 23:00:00 to 2011-09-24 23:00:0020May2011

Constable and Salisbury

Friday, May 20, 2011 to Sunday, September 25, 2011

Constable's paintings and drawings of Salisbury and its surroundings have figured in every major overview of his work, but they have never, until now, been considered as a subject complete in itsel

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2010-05-20 23:00:00 to 2010-06-04 23:00:0021May2010

Tania Kovats: Small Finds

Friday, May 21, 2010 to Saturday, June 5, 2010

Small Finds is a series of drawings by Tania Kovats recently acquired for the Arts Council Collection alongside a range of objects from the Museum of the White Horse.

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2013-02-15 10:00:00 to 2013-02-15 16:00:0015Feb2013

Behind the scenes with Operation Nightingale

Friday, February 15, 2013 - 10:00 to 16:00

 A one day exhibition and activities telling the story of the archaeological dig by soldiers from The Rifles who uncovered a Saxon burial ground on Salisbury Plain.

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2012-10-12 23:00:00 to 2013-01-29 00:00:0013Oct2012

Philip Hughes: Ancient Tracks - from Stonehenge to the Ridgeway

Saturday, October 13, 2012 to Tuesday, January 29, 2013

An exhibition of paintings and drawings that reflect one artist’s travels through the ancient sites of Wiltshire.

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2009-05-31 10:00:00 to 2009-05-31 14:00:0031May2009

Special Free Opening: Alice's Tea Party

Sunday, May 31, 2009 - 11:00 to 15:00

Special free opening, including entry into The Wonder of Illustration exhibition and to Alice’s Tea Party on the back lawn.

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2010-04-01 23:00:00 to 2010-06-25 23:00:0002Apr2010

Touchstone

Friday, April 2, 2010 to Saturday, June 26, 2010

Between 2007 and 2009, a group of international artists have gathered in the Stonehenge landscape.

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2018-10-19 23:00:00 to 2019-01-05 00:00:0020Oct2018

Wessex Museums: Wicked Wessex Objects on Tour

Saturday, October 20, 2018 to Saturday, January 5, 2019

Our four partner museums have chosen objects that tell stories of the region’s ‘wicked’ past – from grim and gruesome to strange and shocking!

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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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2010-01-23 00:00:00 to 2010-03-27 00:00:0023Jan2010

Making Tracks

Saturday, January 23, 2010 to Saturday, March 27, 2010

Art work created by families connected to the military and who are currently living in Bulford.

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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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2010-05-12 23:00:00 to 2010-07-30 23:00:0013May2010

Stonehenge Views

Thursday, May 13, 2010 to Saturday, July 31, 2010

 In September 2009, the National Trust challenged a team of young people to head out into the Stonehenge landscape and capture its diversity and unique atmosphere.

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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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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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2010-01-13 00:00:00 to 2010-03-24 00:00:0013Jan2010

Marks through the Landscape

Wednesday, January 13, 2010 to Wednesday, March 24, 2010

An exhibition of sculpture and drawings by artist Tim Harrisson.

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