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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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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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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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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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2011-05-19 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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2019-07-19 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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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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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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2012-10-12 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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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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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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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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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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2015-10-15 23:00:00 to 2015-11-20 00:00:0016Oct2015

Art and the Netherlands with Alexandra Ormerod and Paul Chapman

Friday, October 16, 2015 to Friday, November 20, 2015

This art course will take place each Friday for six weeks commencing Friday 16 October 10.30am – 12.30pm (Optional outing on Thursday 12 November)                                                  

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2011-10-05 09:30:00 to 2011-11-23 12:00:0005Oct2011

The Twelve Caesars

Wednesday, October 5, 2011 - 10:30 to Wednesday, November 23, 2011 - 12:00

A lecture series by Nick Griffiths. This course will cover the first Emperors of Rome, as described in Suetonius’ entertaining history.

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2016-05-11 23:00:00 to 2016-06-29 23:00:0012May2016

Mapping local history: Exploring the past through maps, plans and ground survey

Thursday, May 12, 2016 to Thursday, June 30, 2016

Mapping Course: Thursdays 12 May - 30 June. Morning sessions 10am - 1pm and afternoon sessions 2pm - 5pm

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2012-04-12 08:15:00 to 2012-08-28 11:30:0012Apr2012

Humans and Environmental Change

Thursday, April 12, 2012 - 09:15 to Tuesday, August 28, 2012 - 12:30

Every Thursday 12 April  –  28 June 2012, 10.30 am – 12.30 pm (including two field trips).  A course by  Hadrian Cook and Adrian Green.

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2014-10-22 09:30:00 to 2014-11-19 10:30:0022Oct2014

Spanish Art & Literature

Wednesday, October 22, 2014 - 10:30 to Wednesday, November 19, 2014 - 10:30

Every Wednesday from 22 October to 26 November.

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2009-10-28 10:30:00 to 2009-12-16 12:00:0028Oct2009

Stonehenge to the Tudors: 5,000 years of British History

Wednesday, October 28, 2009 - 10:30 to Wednesday, December 16, 2009 - 12:00

Every Wednesday from 7 October - 25 November, 10.30am - 12.00 noon. A lecture series by acclaimed archaeological illustrator Nick Griffiths.

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2014-04-29 09:15:00 to 2014-06-03 11:45:0029Apr2014

Landscape Through Time

Tuesday, April 29, 2014 - 10:15 to Tuesday, June 3, 2014 - 12:45

Tuesdays beginning 29 April through to 3 June 10.15 am – 12.45 pm

Course tutors, Hadrian Cook & Steve Hannath.

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