Adult

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August 18, 2022

Dorset Museum Highlights Tour

Explore 250 million years of Dorset’s history in this volunteer-led highlights tour of Dorset Museum. Discover Roman mosaics, fossils from the Jurassic Coast, Thomas Hardy manuscripts and the sculptures of Elisabeth Frink – and plenty more along the way.

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August 18, 2022

Dorset Museum Highlights Tour

Explore 250 million years of Dorset’s history in this volunteer-led highlights tour of Dorset Museum. Discover Roman mosaics, fossils from the Jurassic Coast, Thomas Hardy manuscripts and the sculptures of Elisabeth Frink – and plenty more along the way.

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August 16, 2022

Frei aber Einsam (Free but lonely)

Special late opening: The Dorset Museum is free to visit for concert ticket holders from 6.30pm Tickets £30/£10 (students & universal credit) Free entry to 25…

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Bronze Age Artefacts

August 1, 2022

Drawing Into Life – 6 Week Creative Course

Six week art course designed for adults interested in art and archaeology. This new course is an exciting opportunity to get up close with some extraordinary artefacts in the collection at Dorset Museum. You will be drawing inspiration from prehistoric art including Neolithic flint tools, Anglo Saxon gold, precious burial goods, Roman mosaics, decorative textiles and archaeological maps amongst others, and have the chance to work directly from the Elisabeth Frink collection.

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Artyfacts

July 31, 2022

Autumn ArtyFacts

Create your own textured landscape or seascape painting or collage using mixed based inspired by paintings from the Hardy's Wessex exhibition and Hardy gallery.

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Artyfacts

July 31, 2022

Summer ArtyFacts

Wessex-inspired landscapes and painted pebbles, create your landscape painting, collage or painted pebble inspired by paintings in Hardy's Wessex exhibition in the Hardy and Dorset Artists galleries.

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Artyfacts

July 31, 2022

Summer ArtyFacts

Wessex inspired landscapes and painted pebbles, create your landscape painting, collage or painted pebble inspired by paintings in the Hardy's Wessex exhibition the Hardy and Dorset Artists galleries.

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Artyfacts

July 31, 2022

Summer ArtyFacts

Victorian cameo silhouettes with gilt frames. Create your own Victorian silhouette portrait and Victorian style frame inspired by the Thomas Hardy exhibition, the Hardy gallery and portraits in the Dorset Artists gallery.

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Artyfacts

July 31, 2022

Summer ArtyFacts

Create birds and words paper craft - origami birds made from folded photocopied poems and words from Hardy’s novels. Simple paper folding for younger children. 

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