A Life in Colour: The Art of Doris Hatt

 16th March 2019 - 29th June 2019

@ The Museum of Somerset

An exhibition of works by the 20th century artist Doris Hatt, a Somerset pioneer of British modernism, who exhibited her vibrant paintings of South West landscapes, portraiture and still lifes over almost five decades.

A Life in Colour – Gallery Tour

 24th May 2019

@ The Museum of Somerset

Find out more about the life and work of Doris Hatt in this introductory tour.

Lessons in Colour

 6th April 2019 - 29th June 2019

@ The Museum of Somerset

Students from Danesfield Middle School in Williton are exhibiting artworks inspired by the vibrant paintings of Somerset modernist Doris Hatt.

Inclusive Afternoons

 21st June 2019

@ The Museum of Somerset

Inclusive afternoons are open to all who enjoy a quieter museum visit, including people living with autism or dementia, their families and carers.

Time Traveller Trail

 25th May 2019 - 1st June 2019

@ The Museum of Somerset

Collect a trail at the beginning of your visit and use your imagination to explore the museum this May half term.

Additional Opening For School Holiday

 27th May 2019

@ The Museum of Somerset

Join us on Mondays during school holidays for a great family day out.

Time Traveller Activities

 28th May 2019 - 30th May 2019

@ The Museum of Somerset

Join us at the museum for family friendly activities this May half term.

Toddler Explorers – Wash Day

 7th June 2019

@ The Museum of Somerset

A fun-filled session of play and active learning.

Additional Opening for Cricket World Cup Fan Zone

 9th June 2019

@ The Museum of Somerset

Join us for an additional opening as part of the Cricket World Cup Fan Zone.

Talk and Tea – D-Day, 6 June 1944

 14th June 2019

@ The Museum of Somerset

A talk by Colonel Adrian Amber, MBE, to mark the 75th anniversary of D-Day, followed by tea and cake.

Mindful Family Fun!

 15th June 2019

@ The Museum of Somerset

De-stress with our relaxing activities and crafts within the tranquil setting of Castle House.

Crime & Punishment Town Tour

 18th June 2019

@ The Museum of Somerset

Join our volunteer guides for a walking tour of Taunton, exploring our fascinating past.

World War One Town Tour

 29th June 2019

@ The Museum of Somerset

Our volunteer guides will take you on a walking tour of central Taunton to find out more about the town and its role in the First World War.

Toddler Explorers – Lovely Leaves

 5th July 2019

@ The Museum of Somerset

A fun-filled session of play and active learning.

Wild Hares and Hummingbirds

 20th July 2019 - 26th October 2019

@ The Museum of Somerset

Based on the book by Stephen Moss, Wild Hares and Hummingbirds is a multi-sensory, interactive exhibition for families.

Wildlife Wednesdays

 24th July 2019 - 28th August 2019

@ The Museum of Somerset

Each Wednesday throughout the school summer holidays take part in one of our drop-in family activity sessions.

Reedbeds and Waterways: Journeys Across the Somerset Levels

 27th July 2019 - 7th September 2019

@ The Museum of Somerset

An exhibition of artworks by printmaker Jackie Curtis celebrating the landscapes and wildlife of the Somerset Levels.

Toddler Explorers – Beside The Sea

 6th September 2019

@ The Museum of Somerset

A fun-filled session of play and active learning.

Somerset and Peterloo

 18th September 2019

@ The Museum of Somerset

A talk to mark the 200th anniversary of The Peterloo Massacre and its surprising West Country connection. 

Wild Hares and Hummingbirds: Stephen Moss Evening Talk

 26th September 2019

@ The Museum of Somerset

Join celebrated naturalist and author Stephen Moss for an informative discussion about Somerset wildlife.