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2013-10-18 23:00:00 to 2014-02-08 00:00:0019Oct2013

Presence & Absence

Saturday, October 19, 2013 to Saturday, February 8, 2014

Salisbury Cathedral is a building of great spiritual and architectural beauty. Over the years, this has been captured by many in pencil, paint and photographs.

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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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2014-02-01 00:00:00 to 2014-05-09 23:00:0001Feb2014

Pitt Rivers: Collecting Patterns

Saturday, February 1, 2014 to Saturday, May 10, 2014

Sue Johnson’s paintings tease the mind and the eye, drawing us towards new ways of seeing. Collecting Patterns

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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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2019-02-19 00:00:00 to 2019-07-17 23:00:0019Feb2019

Wessex Plinth: Leaf Man by Laurence Edwards

Tuesday, February 19, 2019 to Thursday, July 18, 2019

In partnership with Messums, Wiltshire, we welcome a new sculpture to the ‘Wessex Plinth’ at the front of the museum.

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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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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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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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2013-07-12 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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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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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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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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2011-01-29 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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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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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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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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2014-10-03 23:00:00 to 2015-01-17 00:00:0004Oct2014

Salisbury & The Great War: Fighting on the Home Front

Saturday, October 4, 2014 to Saturday, January 17, 2015

Our autumn exhibition marks the centenary of the outbreak of the First World War.  Engaging and informative for all the family, it delves into the stories of local people, places and events, charti

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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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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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