What's On

Museums at Night

The Museum has a busy programme of family events, courses, lectures and tours. Our temporary exhibition programme includes three major and three minor exhibitions per year, which cover subjects as diverse as history, archaeology and fine art.

Date Titlesort descending Type
2018-07-04 17:30:00 to 2018-07-04 19:00:0004Jul2018

A Forgotten Golden Age? Painting in Britain 1900 - 1950

Wednesday, July 4, 2018 - 18:30 to 20:00

For a long time, British art of the early 20th century has been perceived as provincial and insufficiently modern. Not anymore.

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Lectures
2018-06-21 17:30:00 to 2018-06-21 19:00:0021Jun2018

A Matter of Holes and Ditches: The Archaeology of Great War Training, Larkhill, Wiltshire - A talk by Martin Brown and Simon Cleggett

Thursday, June 21, 2018 - 18:30 to 20:00

Training for the Great War is not well understood but recent discoveries close to Stonehenge have revealed the extent to which soldiers prepared for the realities of trench warfare…

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Lectures
2018-07-20 23:00:00 to 2018-07-21 23:00:0021Jul2018

Festival of Archaeology 2018

Saturday, July 21, 2018 to Sunday, July 22, 2018

Join us for a family-friendly, unique weekend of heritage, archaeology and living history. Now a firm fixture in the museum programme, this will include two days of talks on some of the hottest archaeological topics, which will run quite literally from fact to fiction. The dynamic showground outside will mean fun for archaeology fans of all ages - no spades necessary...

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Events
2018-07-25 17:30:00 to 2018-07-25 19:00:0025Jul2018

Henry Lamb: Art, War and Modernism - A talk by Professor Ana Carden-Coyne

Wednesday, July 25, 2018 - 18:30 to 20:00

Professor Ana Carden-Coyne is Director of External Relations, School of Arts, Histories and Cultures at the University of Manchester.

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2018-05-25 23:00:00 to 2018-09-29 23:00:0026May2018

Henry Lamb: Out of the Shadows

Saturday, May 26, 2018 to Sunday, September 30, 2018

Henry Lamb was one of the leading British figurative painters of the first part of the

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Exhibitions
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

Discover fabulous buried treasure in this British Museum touring exhibition, which focuses on hoarding in prehistoric and Roman Britain.

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2018-06-19 13:30:00 to 2018-06-19 15:00:0019Jun2018

Meet the Artist: Almuth Tebbenhoff

Tuesday, June 19, 2018 - 14:30 to 16:00

A unique opportunity to meet artist Almuth Tebbenhoff, whose sculpture will be on display on the ‘Wessex Plinth’ outside the museum from June 2018.

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Events
2018-05-25 23:00:00 to 2018-07-30 23:00:0026May2018

Portrait Competition

Saturday, May 26, 2018 to Tuesday, July 31, 2018

Portrait Competition

26 May 2018 – 31 July 2018

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Events
2018-01-20 00:00:00 to 2018-08-25 23:00:0020Jan2018

Salisbury Snapped

Saturday, January 20, 2018 to Sunday, August 26, 2018

An exhibition showing photographs from the Salisbury Museum and Salisbury Journal photographic archives. How has Salisbury changed through the decades?

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Exhibitions
2018-07-31 09:00:00 to 2018-08-28 09:00:0031Jul2018

Summer Discovery Tuesdays

Tuesday, July 31, 2018 - 10:00 to Tuesday, August 28, 2018 - 10:00

Tuesdays 31 July and 7, 14, 21 and 28 August - Sessions 10am - 12.30pm and 1.30pm - 4pm

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2018-06-06 23:00:00 to 2019-02-06 00:00:0007Jun2018

Wessex Plinth: Anello Flow by Almuth Tebbenhoff

Thursday, June 7, 2018 to Wednesday, February 6, 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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