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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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2017-04-07 23:00:00 to 2017-09-02 23:00:0008Apr2017

Spoons - A stirring tale...

Saturday, April 8, 2017 to Sunday, September 3, 2017

This unusual exhibition of spoons, is the result of a project working in collaboration with the NFWI Craft Committee.

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2016-09-16 23:00:00 to 2017-03-25 00:00:0017Sep2016

Constable in Context: Salisbury Cathedral from the Meadows in perspective

Saturday, September 17, 2016 to Saturday, March 25, 2017

In 2013 John Constable’s Salisbury Cathedral from the Meadows, exhibited 1831, one of the greatest masterpieces of British Art, was secured for the nation with assistance from the 

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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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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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2019-07-19 23:00:00 to 2019-10-04 23:00:0020Jul2019

Wicked Wessex Objects on Tour

Saturday, July 20, 2019 to Saturday, October 5, 2019

Our four partner museums have chosen objects that tell stories of the re

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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2009-05-01 23:00:00 to 2009-07-24 23:00:0002May2009

Still Inspired by Stonehenge

Saturday, May 2, 2009 to Saturday, July 25, 2009

In Spring 2008 three groups were given special access to the Stonehenge monument on tours led by expert Julian Richards as part of the "Inspired by Stonehenge" exhibition.

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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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2010-02-15 10:00:00 to 2010-02-19 17:00:0015Feb2010

BBC History of the World - Wiltshire

Monday, February 15, 2010 - 10:00 to Friday, February 19, 2010 - 17:00

What do a medieval giant, a Chinese Emperor's robe and a bacon cooker all have in common?

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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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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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2009-05-01 23:00:00 to 2009-10-31 00:00:0002May2009

Still Inspired by Stonehenge

Saturday, May 2, 2009 to Saturday, October 31, 2009

In Spring 2008 three groups were given special access to the Stonehenge monument on tours led by expert Julian Richards as part of the "Inspired by Stonehenge" exhibition.

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