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Dorset County Museum - Curator highlights and art workshops

Start Date 07 February 2017 14:00 End Date 19 May 2017 16:00
Location Dorset County Museum High West Street Dorchester DT1 1XA
Discover the wonders of Dorset County Museum from the experts! Eight fascinating Thursday afternoon workshops for people with mild memory loss and companions: curatorial selections with opportunities to draw in the museum galleries.

Description of the Event: Eight weekly workshops - curatorial selections with drawing workshops with artist Gillian Lacey in the galleries of Dorset County Museum, for people with mild memory loss and companions:

2 February 2017  Introduction to Dorset County Museum (with museum director, Jon Murden)

9 February          Roman Mosaic (with Helen Sargeant, Assistant Collections Manager)

16 February        Writers' Dorset - Thomas Hardy (with Helen Gibson, Head of Hardy Collection)

23 February        Natural History (with Liz Selby)

2 March              Rural Dorset and Brewing (with Terry Riggs)

16 March            Jurassic Dorset (with Jenny Cripps, Collections Manager)

23 March            Sculpture: Elisabeth Frink and Elisabeth Muntz (with David James) 

18 May               Costume (with Lucy Johnston, head of textiles) relating to Thomas Hardy family.

Art workshops for all - from experimental curiosity to greater experience

Number of Participants: 20Quality of Care: Educators trained to work with dementia

Accessibility Facilities:

Contact: Veronica Franklin GouldTelephone Number: 07713 636381Email Address: Facilities: Bus Stop D, High West Street


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