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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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2020-01-25 00:00:00 to 2020-06-26 23:00:0025Jan2020

Albert Goodwin: Visionary Landscapes

Saturday, January 25, 2020 to Saturday, June 27, 2020

An exhibition of watercolour paintings and sketches that illustrate the travels and influences of the landscape artist Albert Goodwin (1845 - 1932).

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2019-02-23 00:00:00 to 2019-09-14 23:00:0023Feb2019

Peter Thursby: The Power of Line and Form

Saturday, February 23, 2019 to Sunday, September 15, 2019

The museum acquired the Peter Thursby archive in 2015 and this exhibition represents a glimpse into that archive.

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2011-09-30 23:00:00 to 2012-01-07 00:00:0001Oct2011

Drawing on Salisbury: Jim Smith’s Frog Band Illustrations

Saturday, October 1, 2011 to Saturday, January 7, 2012

Delve into the adventurous world of Alphonse le Flic, eminent detective, and his escapades involving the Frog Band, a musical group of merry frogs.

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2019-09-20 23:00:00 to 2020-01-04 00:00:0021Sep2019

Ann-Marie James - Alchemy: Artefacts Reimagined

Saturday, September 21, 2019 to Saturday, January 4, 2020

The Wessex Museums Partnership invited Ann-Marie James to explore Salisbury Museum’s collections and those of our three partner museums (Dorset Museum

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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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2019-11-11 00:00:00 to 2020-01-11 00:00:0011Nov2019

Rex Whistler - Ulysses' Farewell to Penelope

Monday, November 11, 2019 to Saturday, January 11, 2020
We are delighted to have on loan this recently discovered lost masterpiece by Rex Whistler.
 
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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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2010-10-19 23:00:00 to 2011-01-15 00:00:0020Oct2010

Walls of Sound

Wednesday, October 20, 2010 to Saturday, January 15, 2011

Salisbury’s recent past lays claim to a thriving music scene and attracted top name stars who played its numerous venues.

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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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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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2018-08-31 23:00:00 to 2019-02-16 00:00:0001Sep2018

Anello Flow: An Exhibition by Almuth Tebbenhoff

Saturday, September 1, 2018 to Saturday, February 16, 2019

The work Anello Flow by Almuth Tebbenhoff currently on display outside on the ‘Wessex Plinth’, is part of a wider programme to showcase the best in contemporary sculpture at the museum.

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2019-10-11 23:00:00 to 2020-01-11 00:00:0012Oct2019

Trinity Buoy Wharf Drawing Prize 2019

Saturday, October 12, 2019 to Saturday, January 11, 2020

The Trinity Buoy Wharf Drawing Prize, formerly the Jerwood Drawing Prize, is the largest and longest-running annual open exhibition for drawing in the UK.

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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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2010-08-04 23:00:00 to 2011-04-29 23:00:0005Aug2010

Salisbury in Detail

Thursday, August 5, 2010 to Saturday, April 30, 2011

"Salisbury in Detail" exhibits a selection of images which together offer a photographic portrait of the city, from historic core to outskirts.

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2009-11-07 00:00:00 to 2010-01-16 00:00:0007Nov2009

Framed

Saturday, November 7, 2009 to Saturday, January 16, 2010

A display of oil paintings from the Museum's collections, with a Victorian feel, focusing on personalities and artists directly connected with Salisbury and south Wiltshire.

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