Exhibitions

Alchemy: Artefacts Reimagined

Alchemy is an exhibition of beautiful contemporary artworks by Ann-Marie James. Wessex Museums invited Ann-Marie James to delve into the collections of our four partner museums (Wiltshire Museum, Dorset County Museum, Poole Museum and The Salisbury Museum) and choose an object from each to inspire a series of artworks. She spent a year creating the finished pieces, all in gold or white. Gold derives from the Bush Barrow Lozenge (Wiltshire Museum) and the tale of…

Devizes Camera Club

An exhibition of works by members of Devizes Camera Club, on show at Wiltshire Museum between 1st and 30th September 2019. The exhibition will be open during normal Museum opening times - Monday to Saturday 10am to 5pm and Sundays noon to 4pm. Normal Museum admission charges apply. For more images - click on Gallery below. Main image - A Rabbit Before Me - by Robert Harvey BA ARPS EFIAP © Rainbow and Beech Clump…

Oexmann Art Award Competition and Exhibition 2019

What is the Oexmann Art Award Competition? The Wiltshire Museum has been holding the biennial Oexmann Art Award Competition and Exhibition since 1988, and it is now one of Wiltshire’s art community’s most important events. This year’s competition and exhibition marks the 16th biennial Oexmann Art Award, and is held in memory of the late Theophila Joan Oexmann (neé Copland-Griffiths), an artist raised in Potterne.  The award was endowed by her husband Richard Oexmann in…

Wessex Museums: #WickedWessex Objects on Tour

#Wicked Wessex objects on tour 2018-2019 - grim and gruesome to strange and shocking! Our #WickedWessex item is now on view - with extra dressing appropriate to the season. Tread carefully as you pass through our Long Room gallery! (NB: no spiders were harmed in the creation of this exhibit) ‘Wicked Wessex’ is the theme of the latest objects tour by the Wessex Museums Partnership: Dorset County Museum, Poole Museum, The Salisbury Museum and Wiltshire…

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