Exhibition

Mason Bee at Work © Solvin Zankl Wildlife Photographer of the Year

November 19, 2023

Wildlife Photographer of the Year

Wildlife Photographer of the Year, the world-famous exhibition from the Natural History Museum, is returning to Dorset Museum & Art Gallery

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Polar Frame © Dmitry Kokh, Wildlife Photographer of the Year

May 5, 2023

Wildlife Photographer of the Year

Wildlife Photographer of the Year, the world-famous exhibition from the Natural History Museum, is coming to Dorset Museum this summer.

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This Is Now

March 18, 2023

This is Now

The Friendly Society of Artistic Labourers and Dorset Museum invites you to a spectacular showcase of contemporary art, design, media, music, and performance. Inspired by…

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February 10, 2023

ARTIST ROOMS Louise Bourgeois

Explore the work of Louise Bourgeois (1911–2010), one of the most important figures of modern and contemporary art. This spring Dorset Museum will show a major presentation of her work in this ARTIST ROOMS touring exhibition featuring works jointly owned by Tate and the National Galleries of Scotland.

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One Step Closer to Heaven by Tony Gill

January 19, 2023

The Art of Seeing: An exhibition of photographs by Dorchester Camera Club

The Club is delighted to have this opportunity to exhibit some of their members’ prints in the Dorset Museum together with an audio-visual presentation.

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1980s Family Disco

November 9, 2022

I Grew Up 80s | Opening Disco

Travel back in time and celebrate the opening of our new exhibition- I Grew up 80s with a family-themed disco and family craft activities.

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November 9, 2022

I Grew Up 80s | Jukebox Workshop

Vinyl Van in collaboration with Dorset Museum will open its doors from 4-6pm in our iconic Victorian Hall and invite customers to take part in a Juke Box session and choose songs from the extensive range of records from the shop.

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November 9, 2022

I Grew Up 80s | Joy of Decks

Vinyl Van in collaboration with Dorset Museum will open its doors from 7.30 – 10 pm in our iconic Victorian Hall and invite customers to take over the decks, spinning their favorite tunes as part of a special 1980s-themed Joy of Decks event.

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October 12, 2022

Banksy in Dorset | Professor Paul Gough

Join Professor Paul Gough, as he draws specific references to Dorset through his examination of the artists’ work over the past three decades.

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