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A Poetic Eye: John Craxton on Cranborne Chase and Crete

A new exhibition at Dorset County Museum in Dorchester will chart Craxton’s journey from Cranborne to Crete, from early paintings of dark and menaced war-time landscapes to joyful scenes painted under bright Cretan skies.

art exhibition

The Dinosaur Egg Hunt

To coincide with the Easter Holidays from Saturday 28th March to Saturday 18th April. Families will have the opportunity to enter ‘The Dinosaur Egg Hunt’ where children will be encouraged to find clues throughout the museum’s galleries

competition

family activity

geology lecture

Family Activity: Make an Ooser Mask

Create a scary Ooser Mask as displayed in the Writers Gallery at the Dorset County Museum

family activity

adult craft workshop

art lecture

archaeology lecture

Music at the Museum

Aquinas Piano Trio

Lunchtime Concert Bernardo – Continental Guitarist

Lunchtime Concert Bernardo – Continental Guitarist

lunchtime concert

literary talk

What Tess meant to Hardy and Why.

Lecture by Prof. Keith Wilson University of Ottawa

thomas hardy talk

A John Craxton Talk: John Craxton’s Dorset by Ian Collins

Ian Collins, curator of the exhibition talks about the life of artist John Craxton in Dorset

art lecture

adult craft workshop

lunchtime concert

talk

family activity

Hardy and the New Science

Lecture by Prof. Angelique Richardson

thomas hardy talk

Archaeology Field Trip: Maumbury Rings and Mount Pleasant

Maumbury Rings and Mount Pleasant. Meet at Maumbury Rings at 6pm.

archaeology field trip

adult craft workshop

Archaeology Field Trip: Druce Farm Roman Villa

Druce Farm Roman Villa. Meet at Druce Farm at 6pm.

archaeology field trip

family activity

adult craft workshop

family activity