Family (under 5s)

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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Artyfacts

July 31, 2022

Summer ArtyFacts

Inspired by Dorset Museum’s collection and Special Exhibitions, our volunteer-led craft activities are fun and creative. 

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Artyfacts

July 31, 2022

Summer ArtyFacts

Inspired by Dorset Museum’s collection and Special Exhibitions, our volunteer-led craft activities are fun and creative. 

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Artyfacts

July 31, 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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Natural Dorset

July 31, 2022

Relaxed Family Opening

Visitors can explore Dorset Museum during this relaxed opening for children with neurodiverse conditions and other sensory processing difficulties. Explore the exhibition and galleries with sound levels at a minimum and screens turned off. There will also be light-touch activities in the Learning Centre.

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80s Banner

July 4, 2022

I Grew Up 80s

This winter visitors to Dorset Museum are invited to take a trip back in time with the nostalgia-filled exhibition I Grew Up 80s.

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Plastics are not Fantastic

June 6, 2022

Plastics are not Fantastic

In this exhibition students from Weymouth College express their thoughts about the environment through posters, pledges and artwork.

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Tim Laycock

May 25, 2022

Wessex Folk Tales: Story-telling with Tim Laycock

Participatory folk stories and songs for all the family.

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