Out of Egypt

The opening of this exhibition has been postponed until a later due to the Cornoavirus-Covid-19 outbreak. As soon as a new date is arranged we will post it here. The Museum remains closed until further notice. Discover the secrets of Ancient Egypt in our family friendly exhibition featuring genuine Ancient Egyptian artefacts on loan from the Hampshire Cultural Trust. Discover how Ancient Egyptians treated their dead and see many of the objects placed in the…

Selection of sculptures and manga inspired by prehistoric Japan - including Jomon flame pots

Jomonism and Manga: Japanese Contemporary Art inspired by Prehistory

The Wiltshire Museum and English Heritage are working on exhibitions in 2020 that are looking at different aspects of the links between Japanese prehistory, contemporary art and stone circles. The partnerships that lie behind these ground-breaking exhibitions have been developed by Professor Simon Kaner of the Sainsbury Institute for the Study of Japanese Arts and Culture (SISJAC). It is hoped that both exhibitions will form part of the UK-Japan Season of Culture. For a number…

Watercolour looking along a grassy ridge towards a chalk cut figure of a White Horse on the top of the hill.

Eric Ravilious: Downland Man

OPENING OCTOBER 2020 A groundbreaking exhibition of the celebrated artist Eric Ravilious showcasing the beautiful Wiltshire and Sussex Downlands. An exciting special exhibition exploring Eric Ravilious’ fascination with the sweeping downland landscapes of Wiltshire and Sussex. His watercolours have such a spirit of place you can almost feel the wind on your cheeks and hear the birds above. The importance of the downlands to Ravilious is well documented, but this exhibition will be the first…

Exhibitions organised by our Wessex Museums partners


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