Vintage poster: Compassion in Crisis RVS 80th Anniversary Exhibition 2018

Compassion in Crisis: 80 Years of the Royal Voluntary Service

In 1938 Stella Reading and her million ‘women in green’ revolutionised the way the world thought about voluntary service. During the Second World War these women of the WVS volunteered to help on the Home Front providing compassion in crisis, to anyone who needed it. This is the story of

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The oldest depiction of Stonehenge in the Wiltshire Museum’s collection. Stonehenge on Salisbury Plain, watercolour from 1784, by Joshua Gosselin.

Telling Wiltshire’s Story: 30 Years of Support from Art Fund

Over the last 30 years, Art Fund has generously contributed £50,000 to help purchase many important acquisitions for the Wiltshire Museum.  The exhibition celebrates this support by displaying an eclectic mix of art and artefacts such as depictions of Wiltshire landmarks and landscapes, a Roman coin hoard, a collection of

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SPOIL HEAP is an exhibition that re-imagines, re-appropriates and re-positions archaeology and art. Experience a diverse collection of art pieces which range from installations that embody the henge to scanning technologies that investigate textural qualities of excavated matter. Immerse yourself in revived pagan rituals, reworked manual tools and contemporary artifacts

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Devizes Camera Club exhibition poster features a red squirrel munching a nut

Devizes Camera Club Biennial Print Exhibition 2017

The Devizes Camera Club biennial print exhibition will be on show in the Oexmann Art Gallery from 11 September until 8 October. Featuring photographs taken by members of the Devizes Camera Club, the exhibition will be formally opened on Sunday 10 September by the Mayor of Devizes. Judging for the

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Oexmann Art Competition

Born in or living in Wiltshire? Then why not enter the Oexmann Art Competition – entries welcome from all ages and prizes awarded. The object of the competition is to encourage and promote Wiltshire artists and is open to everyone born or living in Wiltshire (Wiltshire Museum reserves the right

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‘DROPPED’ History in the Breaking

A time-based installation by Syann van Niftrik working with filmmaker Zan Barberton What is it? It is a stand-alone exhibit that can be easily assembled by a gallery or museum comprising a sculpture and a film (20mins, on a loop) displayed on a flat HD screen occupying the space

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