28th March to 19th Sept 2015
A Poetic Eye: John Craxton on Cranborne Chase and Crete. A new exhibition charts Craxton's journey, exploring his discovery of colour, light and warmth.
Katherine Hardy's Dress
The stunning red bustle dress worn by Thomas Hardy’s sister Katherine now on display in the Museum’s Writers Gallery.
Dorset's Church Treasure
Don't miss our temporary exhibition Dorset's Church Treasure. The display tells the story of Christianity for over 2000 years. Pieces include the Coombe Keynes Chalice from the Victoria and Albert Museum - an object of huge national importance.