Talk

Hardy’s Wessex

May 27, 2022

Museum after hours

Join us for an opportunity to explore the Museum at this free late opening

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Susan_Greaney

May 17, 2022

A persistent place: a new chronology for Neolithic Dorchester

The area underneath and around the town of Dorchester was an important place for Neolithic people, who built a variety of monuments here over a period of 2000 years. In this talk, Dr Susan Greaney discusses the research project that has obtained radiocarbon dates from samples of antler picks, charcoal and human remains held in the Dorset Museum collection and has been able to build a brand new chronology for the monuments.

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Maiden-Castle-Skeletons

March 29, 2022

Quiet Open Evening

Join us for an opportunity to explore the Museum at this relaxed late opening

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Maiden-Castle-Skeletons

March 29, 2022

Museum after hours

The Home of Hillforts and Henges event to celebrate our local heritage landscape will launch at Dorset Museum with a special open evening: Museum after hours.

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Ridgeway Vikings

March 29, 2022

The Ridgeway Vikings: New research and findings | Dr Heather Tamminen

Using modern digital technology, the sharp force of trauma on these individuals has been reappraised to see what new information can be learned.

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Hardys Wessex

March 29, 2022

Hardy’s Wessex

Join exhibition curator Harriet Still to hear more about the themes and stories of our landmark Hardy's Wessex exhibition.

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Maiden-Castle-Skeletons

March 22, 2022

Museum after hours

Join us for an opportunity to explore the Museum at this free late opening

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Scene Through Wood Exhibition _001

March 22, 2022

Join us for an opportunity to explore the Museum and galleries at this free late opening. There will be also a chance to see our Scene Through Wood: A Century of Modern Wood engraving exhibition, and a drop-in session to have a go at simple printing techniques in our Learning Centre.

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Reynolds Stone

January 14, 2022

Reynolds Stone: Life and Work

To coincide with the exhibition Scene through Wood: A century of Modern Wood Engraving, Humphrey Stone discusses the life and work of his father, Reynolds Stone, in this evening lecture.

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