We have made great progress creating Tomorrow’s Museum for Dorset. Demolition of the Brawne Building and Old Craft Market site is now completed and restoration of the existing Victorian building is underway. Diversion of the existing sewer system was successful and underpinning has now commenced.
As part of the countrywide Festival of Archaeology, Dorset County Museum’s gigantic inflatable replica will be making a special appearance at Weymouth’s Sea Cadets Training Centre on Sunday 21st July.
A unique art exhibition supported by Ridinghouse/Karsten Schubert called ‘Alchemy’ is the work of contemporary artist, Ann-Marie James. She was invited by Wessex Museums to delve into the collections of its four partners – Wiltshire Museum, The Salisbury Museum, Poole Museum and Dorset County Museum – and choose an object from each museum that would inspire a series of new artworks.