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2015-05-21 23:00:00 to 2015-09-26 23:00:0022May2015

Turner's Wessex - Architecture and Ambition

Friday, May 22, 2015 to Sunday, September 27, 2015

In May 2015 we will mount the first ever exhibition devoted to J M W Turner’s drawings and paintings of Salisbury Cathedral, the city and its surroundings.

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2016-07-15 23:00:00 to 2016-09-30 23:00:0016Jul2016

Icons of the North Wessex Downs: An exhibition by Anna Dillon

Saturday, July 16, 2016 to Saturday, October 1, 2016

This is an exhibition of ten contemporary paintings by artist Anna Dillon, capturing the iconic features of the North Wessex Downs.

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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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2015-07-10 23:00:00 to 2015-09-11 23:00:0011Jul2015

Conversations with the Collection

Saturday, July 11, 2015 to Saturday, September 12, 2015

The Sarum Artists are a diverse group of artists from the Wessex region and have been working with The Salisbury Museum to celebrate the re-housing of their unique archaeology collection with a new

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2016-01-30 00:00:00 to 2016-05-06 23:00:0030Jan2016

John Craxton 'A Poetic Eye':A life in art from Cranborne Chase to Crete

Saturday, January 30, 2016 to Saturday, May 7, 2016

Curated by Ian Collins, this is an exhibition exploring the colourful life of artist John Craxton and his incredible emotional, physical and creative journey from Cranborne Chase to Crete.

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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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2015-09-18 23:00:00 to 2016-02-13 00:00:0019Sep2015

John Hinchcliffe Prints

Saturday, September 19, 2015 to Saturday, February 13, 2016

John Hinchcliffe was an acclaimed weaver, painter and ceramist known for his bold and distinctive style developed through his passion for colour and experimentation.

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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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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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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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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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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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2014-11-15 00:00:00 to 2015-02-28 00:00:0015Nov2014

Detectorists Finds in the Wessex Gallery

Saturday, November 15, 2014 to Saturday, February 28, 2015

From mid-November 2014 to February 2015, a special case in the Wessex Gallery will display some exceptional objects discovered by members of the public in the Salisbury area.

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2019-01-19 00:00:00 to 2019-05-03 23:00:0019Jan2019

The Origins of Photography in Salisbury 1839 - 1919

Saturday, January 19, 2019 to Saturday, May 4, 2019

This exhibition provides an overview of the rise of photography in Salisbury during the first decade or so of the medium’s existence up to the end of the First World War.

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2014-05-22 23:00:00 to 2014-09-18 23:00:0023May2014

Cecil Beaton at Home - Ashcombe and Reddish

Friday, May 23, 2014 to Friday, September 19, 2014

Salisbury Museum presents an innovative biographical view of legendary designer, photographer and artist, Sir Cecil Beaton, through his two Wiltshire homes. 

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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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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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2015-10-09 23:00:00 to 2016-01-16 00:00:0010Oct2015

John Hinchcliffe - The Definitive Works of a Decorative Artist

Saturday, October 10, 2015 to Saturday, January 16, 2016

In October, The Salisbury Museum will mount the first retrospective exhibition devoted to the life and work of weaver, painter and ceramicist John Hinchcliffe.  Focusing on Hinchcliffe’s experiment

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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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