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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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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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Victoria Sayles by Dan Johnson

February 15, 2022

Victoria Sayles and Kirsty Barry

A visit from two musicians with strong local connections. Violinist, Victoria (Dorchester born and bred) now enjoys an international career having recently been appointed leader of the Royal Swedish Opera Orchestra while Pianist, Kirsty will be remembered as a former member of staff at Thomas Hardye School.

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Connaught Brass

February 15, 2022

Connaught Brass

Connaught Brass are quickly making a name for themselves as a fresh talent in the chamber music world

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