Major partnership exhibition opens at Dorset Museum & Art Gallery

Dorset Museum & Art Gallery proudly presents its latest exhibition Elisabeth Frink: A View from Within, offering a closer look at Frink’s remarkable work, created at her Dorset studio between 1976 and 1993. The exhibition provides a gateway for new audiences to discover Elisabeth Frink’s impactful work, highlighting her artistic legacy and the stories behind her work. 

Through our National Portfolio Organisation funding from Arts Council England (ACE), Wessex Museums has provided support for the exhibition, community programming, marketing and an onward tour of the exhibition to two more partner museums. 
In anticipation of the exhibition, Dorset Museum & Art Gallery partnered with Dorset Deaf Activities Group (DDAG) on the “Awakened by Frink” project. This project, supported by Wessex Museums ‘Connecting with Communities’ funding, provided DDAG members with a unique opportunity to connect with the Elisabeth Frink collection to create collective and individual responses to Elisabeth Frink’s story, her life, and work. The DDAG’s artwork will be showcase in the exhibition alongside Frink’s work. 

Elisabeth Frink: A View from Within will be on show at Dorset Museum & Art Gallery from 2 December 2023 – 21 April 2024 and is set to tour Wessex partner museums:

  • Summer 2024 – Swindon Museum & Art Gallery 
  • May 2025 – The Salisbury Museum 

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