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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.

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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
2018-05-02 17:30:00 to 2018-05-02 19:00:0002May2018

Bees in the City: A talk by Stuart Roberts

Wednesday, May 2, 2018 - 18:30 to 20:00

Most people associate bees with the open countryside, but towns and cities provide many opportunities for our wild pollinators.

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Lectures
2018-01-27 00:00:00 to 2018-05-11 23:00:0027Jan2018

Brian Graham: Towards Music

Saturday, January 27, 2018 to Saturday, May 12, 2018

This exhibition of the work of artist Brian Graham, represents a unique interpretation of the evolution of music and dance.

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Exhibitions
2018-06-12 09:30:00 to 2018-06-12 14:30:0012Jun2018

Curator's Walk Through with Harry Moore-Gwyn

Tuesday, June 12, 2018 - 10:30 to 15:30

10.30am – 12pm and 2pm – 3.30pm

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2018-07-21 09:00:00 to 2018-07-22 16:00:0021Jul2018

Festival of Archaeology 2018

Saturday, July 21, 2018 - 10:00 to Sunday, July 22, 2018 - 17:00

10am - 5pm Saturday and Sunday

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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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Lectures
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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Exhibitions
2018-05-22 23:00:00 to 2018-06-26 23:00:0023May2018

In Search of Albion: Art and Landscapes 1780 - 1970 with Paul Chapman and Hadrian Cook

Wednesday, May 23, 2018 to Wednesday, June 27, 2018

A six week course led by Hadrian Cook and Paul Chapman - Wednesdays, 23 and 30 May 6, 13, 20 and 27 June, 10.15am – 1pm at the museum with a field trip in

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2018-05-10 17:30:00 to 2018-05-10 19:00:0010May2018

Living with Monuments: New Work on the Neolithic of the Avebury Region - A talk by Dr Josh Pollard

Thursday, May 10, 2018 - 18:30 to 20:00

The Avebury landscape has long attracted archaeological interest, drawn by its remarkable prehistoric monumental architecture.

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Lectures
2018-05-27 11:00:00 to 2018-05-28 15:00:0027May2018

May Bank Holiday Fun - Britain at its Best

Sunday, May 27, 2018 - 12:00 to Monday, May 28, 2018 - 16:00

Sunday 27 May 12 midday – 4pm and Monday 28 May 10am – 12.30pm and 1.30pm – 4pm

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For Families
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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2018-04-28 13:30:00 to 2018-04-28 15:00:0028Apr2018

Rejouissance: Members of Salisbury Baroque in Concert

Saturday, April 28, 2018 - 14:30 to 16:00

In the tranquil setting of our Lecture Hall, join us for an afternoon of Baroque music performed by members of Salisbury Baroque. The ticket price includes tea and biscuits.

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2018-06-07 17:30:00 to 2018-06-07 19:00:0007Jun2018

Salisbury Museum's Incredible Images: A talk by Alan Clarke

Thursday, June 7, 2018 - 18:30 to 20:00

The Salisbury Museum holds an incredible archive of old images.

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Lectures
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
2018-06-02 09:00:00 to 2018-06-03 15:00:0002Jun2018

Sarum Studio Portraiture Workshop

Saturday, June 2, 2018 - 10:00 to Sunday, June 3, 2018 - 16:00

Inspired by the portraits of Henry Lamb, join artist Nicholas Beer for a two-day portraiture workshop at his studio in Cathedral Close.

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2018-06-03 13:30:00 to 2018-06-03 15:00:0003Jun2018

The Artist and his Wife: Henry Lamb and Pansy Pakenham - A talk by Ferdinand Mount

Sunday, June 3, 2018 - 14:30 to 16:00

When the artist Henry Lamb married the young novelist Pansy Pakenham, he was twice her age, and his Bloomsbury friends despaired. But it turned out to be an extraordinary match of head and heart.

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Lectures
2018-05-11 09:00:00 to 2018-05-11 10:30:0011May2018

Under Five's Friday with Liza Morgan

Friday, May 11, 2018 - 10:00 to 11:30

Arty fun for little ones with artist Liza Morgan. Suitable for 2 - 5 year olds. Babies welcome.

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For Families