Education

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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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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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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Darrell Wakelam

March 9, 2022

Easter ArtyFacts

Creative 3D cutting, sticking and building with artist Darrell Wakelam are all inspired by the creatures in the Natural Dorset Gallery. 

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Hardy’s Wessex

February 24, 2022

Take a fresh look at the Victorian novelist and poet, Thomas Hardy, in the stunning Wessex landscapes that shaped his view of the world. His story will be retold in exciting new ways by our museum collections, from period costumes to personal letters, art to archaeology.

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Artyfacts

February 23, 2022

Sunday ArtyFacts

Have fun with stencils and create your own printed fabric based on flowers and natural forms in our Dorset artist and Natural Dorset galleries.

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Artyfacts

February 23, 2022

Sunday ArtyFacts

Create colourful wax resist and collaged patchwork patterns and shapes inspired by Valentine Ackland's jacket from our Dorset Artists gallery. Make your own cards and bookmarks with colourful designs to take home.

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