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September 2018
Free Exhibition

Art and Conflict: Works from the Swindon Collection

Wednesday, 12 September | 11.00 am - Saturday, 1 December | 4.30 pm

Art and Conflict brings together paintings and drawings from the Swindon collection which reflect on war and conflict.

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Free Exhibition

Cicatrix: The Scar of a Healed Wound

Wednesday, 12 September | 11.00 am - Saturday, 1 December | 4.30 pm

Cicatrix is a centenary project which reflects the story of Wiltshire during World War I. It is a contemporary art exhibition  by Prudence Maltby, Susan Francis and Henny Burnett

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Free Exhibition

The Royal Wiltshire Yeomanry: A History

19 September 2018 | 11.00 am - 19 January 2019 | 4.30 pm

The Royal Wiltshire Yeomanry was founded in 1794 to help protect the county during the Napoleonic Wars. Today it lives on as part of the Royal Wessex Yeomanry.  This exhibition explores the regiment’s rich history

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October 2018

Magnificent Medals Workshop

Saturday, 6 October | 11.00 am - 1.00 pm

Make a medal to wear with pride, like soldiers from WWi.  Then make a second one to give to someone you think deserves a medal!

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Drop-in Event – Wiltshire’s World War I Prisoners of War

Friday, 26 October | 12.30 pm - 2.30 pm

Join our curator to explore Swindon’s collection of Prisoner of War postcards. During World War I, many soldiers were held as prisoners of war at camps in Germany.

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Dangerous Dinosaurs Workshop!

Tuesday, 30 October | 11.00 am - 1.00 pm

Come and design your very own dinosaur!  Will it have spikes?  Big sharp teeth?  Feathers?  You decide!

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Monster Mayhem Workshop!

Wednesday, 31 October | 11.00 am - 1.00 pm

Come and join us for this spooktacular Halloween workshop!  We’ll be making scary monster masks, finger puppets and Crrrrreepy Spider Bracelets!

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November 2018

Proud Poppies Workshop

Thursday, 1 November | 11.00 am - 1.00 pm

As part of Swindon Museum and Art Gallery’s programme to mark the centenary of the end of World War I, come and join us in making a Proud Poppy at this special workshop.

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January 2019
Free Exhibition

Animals: Seven Swindon Stories

29 January 2019 | 11.00 am - 25 May 2019 | 4.30 pm

Explore Swindon’s history through the lives of seven of the town’s most famous animal inhabitants. From Bruce the Collecting Dog and the Coate Water roach, to Mr Higginbotham’s snails and Swindon’s sporting robins

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June 2019
Free Exhibition

Martin Froy: Abstracts

11 June 2019 | 11.00 am - 20 July 2019 | 4.30 pm

This small exhibition celebrates Martin Froy’s 1960s abstract paintings and works on paper. These intense, colourful paintings are an excellent introduction to the work of this important artist, and show his contribution the development of abstract art in Britain.

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July 2019
Free Exhibition

Connections: An Exhibition by group 7

30 July 2019 | 11.00 am - 7 September 2019 | 4.30 pm

This group exhibition brings together the artists of group 7, who have a strong commitment to the media of drawing, painting and printmaking.

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