Adult

Hardys Wessex

March 29, 2022

Hardy’s Wessex

Join exhibition curator Harriet Still to hear more about the themes and stories of our landmark Hardy's Wessex exhibition.

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Dorset Buttons

March 29, 2022

Dorset Button making day

Join Dorset button maker and artist Anna McDowell to explore the history of Dorset button-making and take part in a workshop to make your own buttons.

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Maumbury Rings by John Everett

March 29, 2022

Hardy’s Wessex: Drawing on the ancient past

This six-week course led by artist Helen Garrett will take you on a creative journey through Thomas Hardy’s work, inspirations and Dorset Museum’s collections.

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Artyfacts

March 29, 2022

Summer ArtyFacts

Create your own wooden Victorian decoupage box using Victorian images and decoration in association with the Thomas Hardy exhibition and the Hardy's Dorset gallery. Younger children will be able to create simple Victorian collages.

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Hardy-Theatre-1

March 29, 2022

Half Term ArtyFacts

Model theatre-making based on Hardy's novels and the model by Thomas Tilley for the Hardy Players in the Hardy's Dorset Gallery.

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Maiden-Castle-Skeletons

March 22, 2022

Museum after hours

Join us for an opportunity to explore the Museum at this free late opening

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Scene Through Wood Exhibition _001

March 22, 2022

Join us for an opportunity to explore the Museum and galleries at this free late opening. There will be also a chance to see our Scene Through Wood: A Century of Modern Wood engraving exhibition, and a drop-in session to have a go at simple printing techniques in our Learning Centre.

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Artyfacts

March 14, 2022

Sunday ArtyFacts

Design and create your own book plate or miniature storybook. Join us during our book-themed workshop, inspired by our Scene through Wood exhibition.

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Arty August

March 9, 2022

Easter ArtyFacts

Join us during this fun Easter themed workshop. Create and decorate your own colourful Easter tree using twigs, branches and natural forms.

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