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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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2011-10-18 23:00:00 to 2012-01-14 00:00:0019Oct2011

Out of the Earth

Wednesday, October 19, 2011 to Saturday, January 14, 2012

Renowned potter Chris Carter and archaeologist Martin Green share their fascination with the prehistoric past of Cranborne Chase.

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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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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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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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2014-09-12 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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2009-01-17 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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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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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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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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