Exhibition

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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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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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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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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My Creative Life: Talking Heads

November 22, 2021

My Creative Life: Talking Heads

Talking Heads is an art installation resulting from six workshops at Dorset Museum led by Janna Edwards of 15 Days of Clay

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Dorset Museum by Peter Runeckles

April 15, 2021

A Museum in the Making

Dorchester artist Peter Runeckles was given unique access to the Museum construction site between 2018 and 2020. Working alongside the team from Acheson Construction, a…

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Elmer and Friends

May 1, 2020

Elmer and Friends

The Colourful World of David McKee An exhibition from Seven Stories: The National Centre for Children’s Books. 13 October 2021 to 9 January 2022…

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