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Music and Mime - Every Friday (term time only)

Date
24/02/2017 10:30 - 11:30
Description

A fun music and signing group for babies and toddlers at Poole Museum.Sing nursery rhymes, make music and learn simple signs for everyday communication. Suitable for babies and toddlers (0-3 years old)

Every Friday (term time only)  

Booking is not essential, but spaces are limited and will be allocated on a first come first serve basis. FREE

Call Poole Museum on 01202 262600 or email museums@poole.gov.uk for more information.

Scaplen's Court Physic and Herb Garden Open

Date
03/05/2017 13:00 - 30/09/2017 16:00
Description

Please check with Poole Museum on the day you intend to visit. The garden will be closed without prior notice in poor weather conditions or if volunteer cover is unavailable.

We are always looking for volunteer Garden Stewards. If this is of interest to you, please find out more

Tibetan Teapot from Russell-Cotes Art Gallery and Museum

Date
10/06/2017 - 10/09/2017
Description
On display at Poole Museum 10 June - 10 September 2017

Poole Museum Society Talk - Flying Boats of Poole Harbour 1939-1948

Date
18/10/2017 19:30 - 21:00
Description

Jeremy Waters, author of Parkstone-on-Sea: Salterns, Sandbanks and Seaplanes, talks about Poole’s days as an international airport during and after World War II.

Members of the public are very welcome to come along to Society talks on local history and heritage topics. They take place on the 5th floor of the Museum (unless otherwise stated) and there is a small fee of £2 for non-members. See the link below for details of the autumn meetings with more to come in the spring. No need to book. For more details contact j.oliver48@btinternet.com

https://poolemuseumsociety.wordpress.com/forthcoming-events/

Spooky Spider Trail

Date
21/10/2017 10:00 - 28/10/2017 17:00
Description
Follow the trail to reveal the letters to make a spooky word. Free

Artists Talk: Sea Music in Residence

Date
21/10/2017 15:15 - 16:00
Description
An opportunity to discuss with visual artists Jonathan Parsons and Amy Bourbon plus writer Becci Louise how they approached their residencies at Poole Museum responding to Sea Music.

Can You Hear The Sounds Of The Sea? Dance + Choir Performance

Date
21/10/2017 14:30 - 15:00
Description

A mixed cast of performers with different ages and dance experience have worked with choreographer Sophie and Marie Nüzel to create a special one off performance to be staged on the Sea Music sculpture. Using Sea Music as inspiration they have translated the stories and sounds of the sea into movement creating a mesmorising event.

 The dance performance will be followed by a choir of local residents singing their song for Sea Music composed by Ali Sharpe.

 This event is part of the opening of the #LoveSeaMusic and Sea Music in Residence exhibitions at Poole Museum.
 FREE event, all welcome.

 The Sea Music Project to conserve and celebrate the 25 year old sculpture by Anthony Caro is supported by Arts Council England Grants for the Arts and the Heritage Lottery Fund.

Sea Music by Anthony Caro

Date
21/10/2017 10:00 - 07/01/2018 16:00
Description

To celebrate the recent conservation of Sea Music, the sculpture given to Poole in 1991 by artist Anthony Caro, we are exhibiting:

Sea Music in Residence and #LoveSeaMusic 21 October 2017- 7 January 2018 at Poole Museum.

An exhibition of artist residency work from Jonathan Parsons, Amy Bourbon, and writer Becci Louise Fearnley together with a display of work from residents and visitors to Poole in response to Sea Music.

Scaplen's Court Witch

Date
25/10/2017 11:00 - 15:00
Description

Visit Scaplen's Court for some spine-chilling craft activities and a chance to meet our story-telling witch. Free.
 

The Big Draw

Date
27/10/2017 11:00 - 14:30
Description
Calling all budding artists to take part in the national Big Draw campaign at Poole Museum by helping us to create a giant map of Poole Harbour. Booking required. Free.

Lecture 3: Saving ‘Sculpitecture’

Date
10/11/2017 12:00 - 13:30
Description

Caro’s ‘sculpitecture’ in context with the work of the society.

Venue: Arts University Bournemouth, Main Lecture Theatre (UH001).  All welcome.

Book here: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/saving-sculpitecture-tickets-38046039729

'Exploring Oil Painting' With Artist In Residence Amy Bourbon

Date
12/11/2017 12:00 - 16:00
Description

Join Sea Music artist in resident Amy Bourbon to explore the oil painting techniques she uses to create her work. Amy will chat about her residency and how she approaches a new painting, demonstrate her technique and then invite participants to experiment on a joint canvas. No experience necessary but all skill levels welcome. Please bring lunch and an apron/painting clothes. Age 16+

 

Book here: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/exploring-oil-painting-with-artist-in-residence-amy-bourbon-tickets-38729670487

Poole Museum Society Talk - Pirates, Castaways and Codfish: exploring Poole’s Maritime Heritage c. 1570-1730 with Don Nutt.

Date
15/11/2017 19:30 - 21:00
Description

Discover more about exploration, trade, war and conflict in this most turbulent 160 year period.

Members of the public are very welcome to come along to Society talks on local history and heritage topics. They take place on the 5th floor of the Museum (unless otherwise stated) and there is a small fee of £2 for non-members. See the link below for details of the autumn meetings with more to come in the spring. No need to book. For more details contact j.oliver48@btinternet.com

https://poolemuseumsociety.wordpress.com/forthcoming-events/

Lecture 4: Anthony Caro: Sculpture in The Landscape

Date
16/11/2017 14:00 - 15:30
Description

A personal view of the work of Anthony Caro by Peter Murray, founder and executive director of Yorkshire Sculpture Park, who worked closely with Caro throughout his career.

Venue: Arts University Bournemouth Lecture Theatre A025 in the North Building. All welcome.

Book here: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/anthony-caro-sculpture-in-the-landscape-tickets-38059337503

Discord At Dusk, Re-inventing Sea Music

Date
22/11/2017 17:00 - 17:30
Description
Expect the unexpected at this ten minute live happening, as two artists, Sian Hutchings and Richard Waring, collaborate to create a new audio-visual response to the Sea Music sculpture on the 26th anniversary of its installation on Poole Quay.

Lecture 5: Caro and the Sea Music Commission

Date
22/11/2017 14:00 - 15:30
Description

On the 26th anniversary of the installation of Sea Music, art historian and TV presenter Alistair Sooke will be in conversation with Patrick Cunningham (Studio Manager of Caro studio for over 40 years) discussing how the Sea Music commission evolved 26 years ago. There will be time for questions at the end.

Venue: The Guildhall, Poole BH15 1NF

Book here: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/caro-and-the-sea-music-commission-tickets-38059960366

 

Seasonal Stories

Date
25/11/2017 11:00 - 15:00
Description

Join us for some festive fun with our Christmas craft activity and story-telling. Free.

Festive refreshments will be available to purchase.

Poole Museum Society Talk - Poole, the First World War and its Legacy

Date
13/12/2017 19:30 - 21:00
Description

An introduction to the project by David Watkins & Katie Heaton of Poole History Centre, followed by our Christmas social and bring and share buffet.

Members of the public are very welcome to come along to Society talks on local history and heritage topics. They take place on the 5th floor of the Museum (unless otherwise stated) and there is a small fee of £2 for non-members. See the link below for details of the autumn meetings with more to come in the spring. No need to book. For more details contact j.oliver48@btinternet.com

https://poolemuseumsociety.wordpress.com/forthcoming-events/

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