Landscapes of the Mind: The Art of Tristram Hillier

 9th November 2019 - 18th April 2020

@ The Museum of Somerset

*Exhibition Lates – every Thursday in March until 7.00 pm* An exhibition of 20th-century British art bringing together 50 works from across the UK including loans from Tate Britain.

Form and Fascination: Artworks by Jenny Barron

 23rd November 2019 - 7th March 2020

@ The Museum of Somerset

Form & Fascination is a new exhibition of detailed watercolour paintings by Watchet-based artist Jenny Barron.

Gallery Tour: Landscapes of the Mind

 28th February 2020

@ The Museum of Somerset

Find out more about the life and works of the painter Tristram Hillier in this short gallery tour. 

Magic at the Museum

 22nd February 2020

@ The Museum of Somerset

Bring your friends for a fun evening of magic at the museum!

Yoga and Art at the Museum

 26th February 2020

@ The Museum of Somerset

26 Feb (AM) - Spaces / 4 March (PM) - SOLD OUT / 25 March (AM) - Spaces

Toddler Explorers – Cool Castles

 6th March 2020

@ The Museum of Somerset

Discover through play and active learning.

Finds Surgery

 7th March 2020

@ The Museum of Somerset

Bring your archaeological finds to be recorded and identified by our expert.

Talk and Tea – An Introduction to the Life and Art of Paul Nash

 13th March 2020This event is fully booked

@ The Museum of Somerset

Join freelance art historian Lin Holdridge for an informative talk about British artist Paul Nash.

Lessons in Form

 14th March 2020 - 18th April 2020

@ The Museum of Somerset

A display of artworks by students from West Somerset College produced in response to the paintings of Tristram Hillier and Jenny Barron.

The Art of Tristram Hillier: A Talk by Jenny Pery

 18th March 2020

@ The Museum of Somerset

In this enlightening illustrated talk you can discover the life and art of Hillier in more detail with Hillier's biographer Jenny Pery.

Looking at Art: An Introductory Workshop

 28th March 2020

@ The Museum of Somerset

Explore the exhibition ‘Landscapes of the Mind: The Art of Tristram Hillier’ and build your confidence in looking at art.

Drop In and Draw

 2nd April 2020

@ The Museum of Somerset

Bring some paper and a pencil and use the gallery spaces to inspire your drawing.

Toddler Explorers – Funky Footprints

 3rd April 2020

@ The Museum of Somerset

Discover through play and active learning.

Easter Trail

 4th April 2020 - 18th April 2020

@ The Museum of Somerset

Explore the museum with our Easter trail. Drop in, £1 per child (including a small treat at the end) The trail is available during normal opening hours. Please note that we are open on Monday 6 April, Good Friday and Easter Monday.

Easter Family Fun

 8th April 2020

@ The Museum of Somerset

Explore the spring season with some Easter family fun! Get creative with our simple Easter crafts; make bunny ears and take part in Easter chick crafts. Plant some cress seeds to take home and enjoy as they grow. Drop in £2 per child, age 3-11 (suggested age) IMAGE: The Museum of Somerset by Craig Stone

Talk and Tea – Good Friday

 10th April 2020

@ The Museum of Somerset

Discover more about Easter and spring traditions with Hollie King, one of our volunteers

Easter Family Fun

 15th April 2020

@ The Museum of Somerset

Explore the museum collections with our family activities. Get creative; make a paper mosaic inspired by the ones on display in the museum. Try your hand at writing with a quill pen, have a go at brass rubbing and create artwork based on our butterfly collection. Drop in £2 per child, Age 3-11 (suggested age)... Read more »

The Canterbury Tales

 23rd July 2020

@ The Museum of Somerset

GreenMatthews present their acclaimed adaptation of Geoffrey Chaucer’s timeless classic ‘The Canterbury Tales‘, performed in the museum courtyard