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.

Datesort ascending Title Type
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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2019-03-23 14:30:00 to 2019-03-23 16:00:0023Mar2019

Landscape and Melody: Captain Swing and the Blacksmith - A talk by Beatrice Parvin

Saturday, March 23, 2019 - 14:30 to 16:00

Beatrice Parvin’s novel Captain Swing and the Blacksmith is set in Wiltshire in the 1840s. It tells the story of working people through the land they toiled and the songs they sang.

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2019-03-21 18:30:00 to 2019-03-21 20:00:0021Mar2019

Beer Tasting with Simon Jackson

Thursday, March 21, 2019 - 18:30 to 20:00

Celebrate spring with a talk about the history of beer and a tutored tasting of a selection of British beer styles accompanied by a selection of British Cheese and ‘pub snacks’.

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2019-03-08 10:00:00 to 2019-03-08 11:30:0008Mar2019

Under Five's Friday: PlaysongsPlus

Friday, March 8, 2019 - 10:00 to 11:30

Join us for a musical Under Five's Friday with Nickie and Gill from PlaysongsPlus. There will be two sessions: 10am - 10.40am and 10.50am - 11.30am.

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For Families
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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2019-02-09 00:00:00 to 2019-12-14 00:00:0009Feb2019

Young Curators Club

Saturday, February 9, 2019 to Saturday, December 14, 2019

Join us for a fun adventure bringing history to life for 6 - 12 year olds.

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For Families
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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2019-01-19 00:00:00 to 2019-05-03 23:00:0019Jan2019

Creative Wiltshire: A Celebration of Art in Wiltshire

Saturday, January 19, 2019 to Saturday, May 4, 2019

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2019-01-19 00:00:00 to 2019-04-05 23:00:0019Jan2019

Wicked Wessex Objects on Tour

Saturday, January 19, 2019 to Saturday, April 6, 2019

Our four partner museums have chosen objects that tell stories of the re

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