Family (under 5s)

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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Artyfacts

February 23, 2022

Sunday ArtyFacts

Create your own Victorian peg doll of a soldier, lady, gentleman. farmer or shepherd based on the costumes, paintings and photographs from the Hardy's Wessex exhibition and the Hardy's Gallery.

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Hardy_Paper_Birds

February 23, 2022

Sunday ArtyFacts

Create birds and words paper craft - origami birds made from folded photocopied poems and words from Hardy’s novels to form part of large installation in the museum, make two and take one home.

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Portesham Mirror

February 23, 2022

Sunday ArtyFacts

Create your own Celtic art inspired by the Iron Age mirrors in the People's Dorset Gallery.

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