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ARTeology – ART inspired through ART re-discovered

  A wonderful opportunity has presented itself whereby through acquisition and the building of a unique collection we can appreciate the influence and inspiration the county has instilled in creative people across the centuries. This has been made possible as part of the HLF “Collecting Cultures” Creative Wiltshire & Swindon project. Creative Wiltshire aims to…… Continue reading ARTeology – ART inspired through ART re-discovered

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ARTeology

  ARTeology is a project in which artists will respond to the Creative Wiltshire Collection, beginning with visits, research and discussion, and culminating in a curated exhibition. Uncover : Discover : Create This sums up the approach and we hope that by focusing on these new acquisitions for some of our Wiltshire Museums, our selected…… Continue reading ARTeology

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Inspired by Home-Grown Beauty

Theodora Joan Noyes (known as Dora) was born on 8 November 1864 in Harrow, Middlesex. She had two sisters, Mary and Ella Margaret, and their father was a solicitor. The sisters became residents at The Cottage, Upton Lovell, in the early 1900s before moving to Fosters in Sutton Veny at about 1907 where they lived…… Continue reading Inspired by Home-Grown Beauty

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Wiltshire Enters Discworld – and we say a fond farewell to Sir Terry

Sir Terry Pratchett lived in south Wiltshire for many years and is well known in the county for his work at literary, community and charity events. In some recent books the influence of the chalk landscape in which he lived has been very apparent. However it is his book Raising Steam that has recently been added to the Wiltshire…… Continue reading Wiltshire Enters Discworld – and we say a fond farewell to Sir Terry