Exhibitions

The Winds and Words of War: Posters and Prints from the San Antonio Public Library

The San Antonio Public Library and San Antonio Public Library Foundation own a collection of WW1 propaganda prints and posters, which are on a two-year tour of Europe.  Wiltshire Museum is the only UK exhibition venue for this collection, which will be on display in Devizes from 18th November 2017 until the following April. Allison Hays Lane, guest Curator of The Winds and Words of War, opened the exhibition on Saturday 18 November. The United…

Reconstruction of Stonehenge shown from above in the snow

INTERPRETATION & EXPRESSION: ARCHAEOLOGY & ART – Peter Dunn – Archaeological Artist

Peter Dunn archaeological reconstruction artist will be exhibiting some of his sketches and paintings produced over the past 10 years whilst working in the UK and overseas. Items from the Museums art collection, including Henry Moore’s Stonehenge suite of lithographs, Avebury Restored by John Martin and works by David Inshaw and John Piper. Peter worked as an artist and illustrator for English Heritage from 1985 to 2008,. His work in archaeology has introduced him to a…

THE BLACKSMITHS CRAFT by John Girvan

Exhibition of rural traditional art made by local blacksmith John Girvan in his forge in Devizes. The larger items featured in the displays are more than two metres high and include a handcrafted lily, an alien figure and a huge Trilapod (three-legged spider)! Smaller items are a collection of copper repousse leaf sculptures, animal heads and copper leaf art, a companion set and numerous ornamental fire grate irons and weather vanes. Some items will be…

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