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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.

Wardour Hoard from Salisbury Museum

Date
03/03/2017 - 04/06/2017
Description
on display at Poole Museum 3 March - 4 June 2017

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

Find out about your find

Date
23/05/2017 10:30 - 13:00
Description

Have you got a mystery object that you've dug up in your garden or found while out for a Sunday walk? If so, bring them along to our free drop-in session at Poole Museum and get your questions answered by a specialist. Claire Pinder and Ciorstaidh Trevarthen, from Dorset County Council's Historic Environment Team, will be here to identify your archaeological finds and help to solve the mystery!

Free

Sea Music Lecture 1: ‘Anthony Caro: Britain’s Public Sculptor’

Date
26/05/2017 14:30 - 15:30
Description

This concise illustrated introduction to Caro’s career will set ‘Sea Music’ in context, as a heroic yet intimate public sculpture by Britain’s greatest sculptor since Henry Moore
A lecture by Julius Bryant of The V&A Museum.


Venue: Lecture Theatre UH001 at the Arts University Bournemouth - open to all (booking essential)

https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/sea-music-lecture-1-anthony-caro-britains-public-sculptor-tickets-33562224517


Caro expert Julius Bryant, Keeper of Word & Image at The Victoria & Albert Museum, London, has interviewed Caro and written and spoken about his work extensively. He is the author of ‘Anthony Caro: A Life in Sculpture’, ‘Anthony Caro: Figurative and Narrative Sculpture, co-author of ‘Caro: Close Up’ and co-editor of  ‘Anthony Caro’. Julius Bryant will speak about the work of Caro with an opportunity for question afterwards.

Dark Age Dwelling Celebration

Date
28/05/2017 11:00 - 15:00
Description

Come to the Dark Age Dwelling at Upton Country Park. See our resident Anglo- Saxons demonstrate ancient crafts. Learn about the building and listen to some stories of old.

Dragons and Dreaming 11am, 12 noon and 1pm

Date
31/05/2017 11:00 - 13:45
Description

In anticipation of the display of the Tibetan tea set from the Russell Cotes Museum we will be offering families the chance to come and hear some traditional Buddhist stories, followed by some mindful meditation.  

There will also be an opportunity to buy a pack of materials to make your own magical paper dragon to take away. This activity is aimed at children between 5 and 11 years old.

Sessions will last 45 minutes and take place at 11 am, 12 noon and 1pm

Resource packs cost £1 each

Spaces are limited. Booking essential

https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/dragons-and-dreaming-tickets-34688050894

Hands on History

Date
01/06/2017 13:00 - 16:00
Description
Come and join in our exciting ‘Hands on History’ activity at Poole Museum. Visitors to the Museum will have the chance to get up close to objects and learn about the archaeology and social history of Poole. Free craft activity included.

Poole Tiles & Terracotta Walk: a tour of architectural ceramic highlights with Jo Amey

Date
04/06/2017 14:00 - 16:00
Description

Meet at Poole Museum. The walk lasts about 2 hours with a midway break for refreshments.

Cost: £3 per head.

Numbers are limited so please book your place at a meeting or contact Jenny Oliver on 01202 676462 or j.oliver48@btinternet.com

This event is organised by Poole Museum Society

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 Summer Party

Date
21/06/2017 19:00 - 21:00
Description
Summer Party and entertainment at Scaplen’s Court. 

A buffet will be provided. 

Members free, Non-Members £5  

For more information visit: http://poolemuseumsociety.wordpress.com

Sea Music Lecture 2: The Conservation of Sea Music & Decay Mechanisms in Public Sculpture

Date
30/06/2017 14:00 - 15:30
Description

A Lecture by conservation expert Jane Foley & Brian Hall of Hall Conservation.
The Sea Music Celebration Lectures are part of a series of free special events, celebrating the conservation of the 25 year old Sea Music sculpture by Anthony Caro on Poole Quay.


https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/sea-music-lecture-2-the-conservation-of-sea-music-decay-mechanisms-in-public-sculpture-tickets-33562323814

Jane Foley specialist in the conservation of monuments and sculpture will speak about 'Decay mechanisms in public sculpture to include those of painted steel or copper’ and then discuss the conservation of Sea Music with Brian Hall, head of our appointed conservators Hall Conservation. There will be time at the end for questions and discussion.

Find out about your find

Date
26/09/2017 10:30 - 13:00
Description

Have you got a mystery object that you've dug up in your garden or found while out for a Sunday walk? If so, bring them along to our free drop-in session at Poole Museum and get your questions answered by a specialist. Claire Pinder and Ciorstaidh Trevarthen, from Dorset County Council's Historic Environment Team, will be here to identify your archaeological finds and help to solve the mystery!

Free

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