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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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2013-07-12 23:00:00 to 2014-04-25 23:00:0013Jul2013

Mediolanum: Roman Saintes

Saturday, July 13, 2013 to Saturday, April 26, 2014

To strengthen ties with our twin town of Saintes, we have teamed up with the Musée Archéologique, to bring an exhibition of Roman archaeology to Salisbury. In return Salisbury Museum has sent some of its extensive Stonehenge collection to Saintes.

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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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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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2011-03-19 00:00:00 to 2011-05-07 23:00:0019Mar2011

137 years of Teacher Training in Salisbury Close

Saturday, March 19, 2011 to Sunday, May 8, 2011

This year is the 200th anniversary of the National Society which was set up to found Church of England schools and to train teachers for them.

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2012-05-24 23:00:00 to 2012-09-28 23:00:0025May2012

Circles and Tangents: Art in the Shadow of Cranborne Chase

Friday, May 25, 2012 to Saturday, September 29, 2012

Circles and Tangents presents a visual account of networks and circles of artists living and working on Cranborne Chase from the 1920s to the present day.  During this time the Chase has continued

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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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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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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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2009-04-03 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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2012-09-07 23:00:00 to 2013-01-12 00:00:0008Sep2012

Henge Diggers

Saturday, September 8, 2012 to Saturday, January 12, 2013

This photographic exhibition captures the actions and emotions of archaeologists from universities across Britain whilst they carried out ground-breaking new work to reinterpret the Stonehenge landscape.

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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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2014-09-12 23:00:00 to 2015-02-07 00:00:0013Sep2014

Teresa Whitfield: Drawing Museum Lace - An Unexpected Look

Saturday, September 13, 2014 to Saturday, February 7, 2015

Teresa Whitfield’s highly detailed lace drawings occupy an unusual space between reality and fiction.  Characterised by a close resemblance to real fabric, the work references a time before the ind

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2010-06-29 23:00:00 to 2011-01-08 00:00:0030Jun2010

Wiltscape

Wednesday, June 30, 2010 to Saturday, January 8, 2011

Artlook, a group of local artists, is showing Wiltshire scenes and landscapes in a variety of media including watercolour, acrylic and pastel.

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2017-09-01 23:00:00 to 2018-01-14 00:00:0002Sep2017

Paul Kidby: The Charmed Realm

Saturday, September 2, 2017 to Sunday, January 14, 2018

Within the walls of this exhibition awaits a secret kingdom where the folk of dreams abide.

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2016-02-20 00:00:00 to 2016-07-08 23:00:0020Feb2016

Relationships: An exhibition by Sophie Ryder

Saturday, February 20, 2016 to Saturday, July 9, 2016

Working in partnership with Salisbury Cathedral and The Young Gallery, this is an exhibition of the drawings and workings of acclaimed sculptor Sophie Ryder.

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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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2014-02-05 00:00:00 to 2014-02-22 00:00:0005Feb2014

Salisbury Great War Exhibition by Richard Broadhead

Wednesday, February 5, 2014 to Saturday, February 22, 2014

The Salisbury Great War Exhibition tells the story of the Great War through the experiences of over 600 casualties who fell from the city and the surrounding villages.

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