Family (under 5s)

Artyfacts

February 23, 2022

Sunday ArtyFacts

Get creative and decorate your own Easter bonnet or soldier's hat inspired by the costumes and characters in our Hardy's Dorset Gallery.

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Artyfacts

February 23, 2022

Sunday ArtyFacts

Create your own landscape of Dorset using air-drying clay. Join us during our slab carving workshop, inspired by our Scene through Wood exhibition.

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Artyfacts

February 23, 2022

Sunday ArtyFacts

Get creative and make fish and spiders with a 3D effect. Join us during our 3D themed workshop, inspired by the Scene through Wood exhibition.

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Virus Quilt

February 22, 2022

A Virus a Day Textile Art by Antje Rook

Antje Rook created the A Virus a Day quilt created in response to Covid-19. The Portland artist embroidered one virus for every day of the first 2020 UK lockdown while she was isolating with her partner.

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Wedding Fair

January 20, 2022

Wedding Fair

Dorset Museum is excited to announce our second Wedding Fair, working alongside a variety of local suppliers to help couples plan their forthcoming nuptials.

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Brooklyn Bridge series: Afternoon Anne Desmet, 2015 ©

December 14, 2021

Scene through Wood – A Century of Modern Wood Engraving

An exhibition from the Ashmolean Museum marking 100 years since the founding of the Society of Wood Engravers in 1920 and celebrating one of the most astonishingly skilful and richly creative forms of visual art.

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Robert Mackenzie

December 14, 2021

Introduction to wood engraving

This one-day workshop is perfect for beginners looking to learn a new technique. You will be taught the principles of designing for wood engraving, methods of engraving into a block of end grain wood, and how to print from your finished block.

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Playful spring printing for adults workshop

December 14, 2021

Playful spring printing for adults workshop

[FULLY BOOKED] Join artist Helen Garrett for a fun morning of experimental printing from clay using natural forms as inspiration.

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British sign language deaf-led tour

December 14, 2021

British sign language deaf-led tour

Join deaf tour guide John Wilson to explore 250 million years of Dorset’s history on this British sign language highlights tour.

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