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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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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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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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2017-09-15 23:00:00 to 2018-01-14 00:00:0016Sep2017

Terry Pratchett: HisWorld

Saturday, September 16, 2017 to Sunday, January 14, 2018

The Salisbury Museum, The Estate of Sir Terry Pratchett and Paul Kidby present ‘Terry Pratchett: HisWorld’.

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2019-09-20 23:00:00 to 2020-01-04 00:00:0021Sep2019

Ann-Marie James - Alchemy: Artefacts Reimagined

Saturday, September 21, 2019 to Saturday, January 4, 2020

The Wessex Museums Partnership invited Ann-Marie James to explore Salisbury Museum’s collections and those of our three partner museums (Dorset Museum

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2015-10-09 23:00:00 to 2016-01-16 00:00:0010Oct2015

John Hinchcliffe - The Definitive Works of a Decorative Artist

Saturday, October 10, 2015 to Saturday, January 16, 2016

In October, The Salisbury Museum will mount the first retrospective exhibition devoted to the life and work of weaver, painter and ceramicist John Hinchcliffe.  Focusing on Hinchcliffe’s experiment

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2017-05-19 23:00:00 to 2017-08-26 23:00:0020May2017

The Art of Stonehenge

Saturday, May 20, 2017 to Sunday, August 27, 2017

This exhibition complements the 'British Art: Ancient Landscapes' exhibition on show in the Main Exhibition Galleries.

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2019-02-23 00:00:00 to 2019-09-14 23:00:0023Feb2019

Peter Thursby: The Power of Line and Form

Saturday, February 23, 2019 to Sunday, September 15, 2019

The museum acquired the Peter Thursby archive in 2015 and this exhibition represents a glimpse into that archive.

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2017-04-07 23:00:00 to 2017-09-02 23:00:0008Apr2017

British Art: Ancient Landscapes

Saturday, April 8, 2017 to Sunday, September 3, 2017

The British landscape has been a continual inspiration to artists across the centuries and particularly the landscapes shaped and marked by our distant ancestors.

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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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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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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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2011-03-19 00:00:00 to 2011-05-07 23:00:0019Mar2011

137 years of Teacher Training in Salisbury Close

Saturday, March 19, 2011 to Sunday, May 8, 2011

This year is the 200th anniversary of the National Society which was set up to found Church of England schools and to train teachers for them.

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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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2017-07-10 15:45:00 to 2017-10-22 15:45:0010Jul2017

History Through the Eye of a Needle

Monday, July 10, 2017 - 16:45 to Sunday, October 22, 2017 - 16:45

The Machine Embroidery Group (MEG) has worked together with Salisbury Museum to work on this exhibition ‘History Through The Eye of the Needle. Art Embroidery Inspired by Archaeology’.

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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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2012-05-24 23:00:00 to 2012-09-28 23:00:0025May2012

Circles and Tangents: Art in the Shadow of Cranborne Chase

Friday, May 25, 2012 to Saturday, September 29, 2012

Circles and Tangents presents a visual account of networks and circles of artists living and working on Cranborne Chase from the 1920s to the present day.  During this time the Chase has continued

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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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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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