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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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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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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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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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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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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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2018-10-12 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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