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2011-04-29 23:00:00 to 2011-09-24 23:00:0030Apr2011

Constable in Context

Saturday, April 30, 2011 to Sunday, September 25, 2011

A display of artworks from the museum's collection which feature in the exhibition catalogue Constable & Salisbury: The Soul of Landscape.

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2011-01-29 00:00:00 to 2011-05-01 23:00:0029Jan2011

Romans v Saxons

Saturday, January 29, 2011 to Monday, May 2, 2011

A family-friendly exhibition exploring the lives of Romans and Saxons in South Wiltshire.

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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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2013-10-18 23:00:00 to 2014-02-08 00:00:0019Oct2013

Presence & Absence

Saturday, October 19, 2013 to Saturday, February 8, 2014

Salisbury Cathedral is a building of great spiritual and architectural beauty. Over the years, this has been captured by many in pencil, paint and photographs.

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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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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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2009-01-17 00:00:00 to 2009-04-25 23:00:0017Jan2009

Wessex: new work by Wessex Textile Artists

Saturday, January 17, 2009 to Sunday, April 26, 2009

This well-established group has produced a body of new work resulting in a colourful and varied exhibition. Working to a theme of Wessex, the pieces are small and affordable!

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2012-01-28 00:00:00 to 2012-05-11 23:00:0028Jan2012

Surviving the Stone Age

Saturday, January 28, 2012 to Saturday, May 12, 2012

When the climate changes from warm to freezing, the plants and animals you rely on for food and clothing die out or disappear, how would YOU survive?

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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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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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2011-01-15 00:00:00 to 2011-04-24 23:00:0015Jan2011

Discovering Archaeology

Saturday, January 15, 2011 to Monday, April 25, 2011

Following the story of the excavation, by Wessex Archaeology, of a Bronze Age burial at Norton Bavant, in 1987, Discovering Archaeology looks into the processes taken before, during and after excav

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2012-04-20 23:00:00 to 2012-08-31 23:00:0021Apr2012

Bags of Creativity

Saturday, April 21, 2012 to Saturday, September 1, 2012

Local artist Suzie Gutteridge is working in collaboration with the Museum and local schools and groups to create an exciting and sensory exhibition inspired by two items in the Museum’s Costume Col

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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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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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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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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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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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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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