Talk

Nature Heals | Trevor Parsons in conversation with Mark Tattersall

7 August 2023, 11:30pm - 12:30pm

Alice Ellen Cooper Dean Community Space

An opportunity to hear the extraordinary story behind the Nature Heals photography exhibition. Photographer and mental health advocate Trevor Parsons will be in conversation with Dorchester Arts’ Artistic Director Mark Tattersall in the gallery where Trevor’s photographs are on display until late October. Together they will explore Trevor’s remarkable journey, from his childhood discovery of the wonders of photography, through his mental health issues, to his discovery of the healing power of the camera and the natural world.

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Special Display

4 July – 6 September 2024

Fashioning our World

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Community Exhibition

10 July - 26 September 2024.

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Festival of Archaeology

13-28 July 2024

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Co-ordinated by the Council for British Archaeology, the Festival offers hundreds of events nationwide, organised by museums, heritage organisations, national and country parks, universities, local societies, and community archaeologists.

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Special Exhibition

19 July - 3 November 2024

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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Family Activity

19 July - 1 September 2024

Summer Animal Trail

Get ready to embark on a wild adventure! This summer, join in on our animal-spotting trail around the museum.

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Festival of Archaeology | Lecture

25 July 2024, 7:00pm - 8:30pm

Reimagining Roundhouses | Trevor Creighton

In this special lecture for the 2024 Festival of Archaeology, Trevor Creighton will discuss the way in which we have come to form our ideas of what late prehistoric roundhouses were like, and why we need to reimagine them.

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Relaxed Opening

27 July 2024, 9:00am - 10:00am

Relaxed Opening

Explore the Museum and take part in drop-in activities during our relaxed openings. Especially suitable for visitors with autism or other sensory conditions, and their siblings, parents and carers. The sessions are also suitable for any group or individual who would like to visit our museums and galleries at a quieter time.

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Family Activity

31 July 2024, 10:00am - 12:00noon

Wildlife Wednesday

Come and join us every Wednesday during the school holidays for a wild adventure in the galleries.

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Family Activity

7 August 2024, 10:00am - 12:00noon

Wildlife Wednesday

Come and join us every Wednesday during the school holidays for a wild adventure in the galleries.

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