Workshop

Artyfacts

September 7, 2022

Heritage Open Day ArtyFacts

Create your own Beaker coil and pinch clay pot inspired by the the ancient bronze age pots in our Dorset People's gallery.

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Bronze Age Artefacts

August 1, 2022

Drawing Into Life – 6 Week Creative Course

Six week art course designed for adults interested in art and archaeology. This new course is an exciting opportunity to get up close with some extraordinary artefacts in the collection at Dorset Museum. You will be drawing inspiration from prehistoric art including Neolithic flint tools, Anglo Saxon gold, precious burial goods, Roman mosaics, decorative textiles and archaeological maps amongst others, and have the chance to work directly from the Elisabeth Frink collection.

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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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Tim Laycock

May 25, 2022

Fireside tales from Wessex: Story-telling with Tim Laycock

Participatory folk stories and songs for all the family.

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Robert Mackenzie

March 29, 2022

Robin Mackenzie Wood Engraving Workshop

This one-day workshop is perfect for beginners looking to learn a new technique, or for those who have done a little engraving and wish to progress their technique further.

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Dorset Buttons

March 29, 2022

Dorset Button making day

Join Dorset button maker and artist Anna McDowell to explore the history of Dorset button-making and take part in a workshop to make your own buttons.

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Maumbury Rings by John Everett

March 29, 2022

Hardy’s Wessex: Drawing on the ancient past

This six-week course led by artist Helen Garrett will take you on a creative journey through Thomas Hardy’s work, inspirations and Dorset Museum’s collections.

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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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