EVENTS

 

The Ashmolean Museum offers a wide range of events: from daily talks and tours to special workshops, late gallery openings and music as well as family fun and hands-on gallery activities.

 

 

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EXHIBITIONS  FAMILIES

           

TOURS

Highlights Tours take place 11am–12pm every Tuesday, Wednesday & Saturday and are FREE

Discover the treasures of the Ashmolean with this great introduction to the Museum.

Meet in Gallery 21 on the Ground Floor.

Lunchtime Tours take place 1.15–2pm every Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday and are FREE

Join a different themed tour each lunchtime.

Meet in Gallery 21 on the Ground Floor.

TOUR TOPICS

Sat 1 

Life and Death in

Ancient Egypt

Tue 4 

Early Modern Paintings,

1900-1920

Wed 5

NO TOUR

Thu 6 

Saints and their Symbols

Fri 7 

Origins of Global Trade

Sat 8 

C18th Grand Tour

Tue 11 

Cruets and Condiments

Wed 12 

Each Object tells

(at least) 2 Stories

Thu 13 

Renaissance Painting

Fri 14 

C19th Painting

Sat 15 

Japanese Art

Tue 18

Manet and the

Impressionists

Wed19 

The Dutch Golden Age

Thu 20 

The Early Pre-Raphaelites

Fri 21 

The Kashmir Shawl

Sat 22 

The Arundel Marbles

Tue 25 

The Building Of Rick

Mather's Ashmolean

Wed 26 

The Wellby Silver

Collection

Thu 27 

Portraits

Fri 28 

Early Italian Art

Sat 29 

Landscapes in Art

 

Tue 2 

Art of the

Renaissance

Wed 3 

The 18th Century

Gallery

Thu 4 

Sickert and the

London Impressionists

Fri 5 

Byzantium

Sat 6 

NO TOUR

Tue 9 

Landscape

Wed 10 

Pilgrimage

Thu 11 

NO TOUR

Fri 12 

The Might Of

The Assyrian Empire

Sat 13 

Treasures of the

Ashmolean

Tue16 

Dutch Painting

Wed 17 

An Ashmolean Zoo

Thu 18 

Sickert & the Camden

Town Group

Fri 19

Origins of Global Trade

Sat 20 

Ancient Jewellery

Tue 23 

Early Modern Paintings,

1900-1920

Wed 24 

The Colour of Passion

- Red

Thu 25 

NO TOUR

Fri 26 July

Dutch Painting

Sat 27 

The Arundel Marbles

Tue 30 

Highlights of Western Art

Wed 31 

Ashmole Eye-Opener

 

Thu 1 

Eight Great Paintings

Fri 2 

The Kashmir Shawl

Sat 3 

The Twentieth Century

Gallery

Tue 6 

Crossing Frontiers

Crossing Time

Wed 7 

Portraits - A Snapshot

in Time?

Thu 8 

Heavenly Blue

Fri 9 

Venetian Renaissance

Painting

Sat 10 

NO TOUR

Tue 13 

Threads of History

(Textiles)

Wed 14 

C17th Still Life Painting

Thu 15 

Images of the Horse

Fri 16 

Byzantium

Sat 17 

The Arundel Marbles

Tue 20 

The Early Pre-Raphaelites

Wed 21 

Oxford inside the

Ashmolean

Thu 22 

20th Century Art

Fri 23 

Watches: Jewel

or Machine?

Sat 24 

NO TOUR

Tue 27 

NO TOUR

Wed 28 

Rome!

Thu 29 

NO TOUR

Fri 30 

Origins of Global

Trade

Sat 31 

An Ashmolean Zoo

 

Tue 3 

Caskets and Coffers

Wed 4 

NO TOUR

Thu 5 

Cruets and Condiments

Fri 6 

NO TOUR

Sat 7 

Ashmolean Eye-Opener

Tue 10 

NO TOUR

Wed 11 

Mesopotamia: Cradle

Of Civilisation

Thu 12 

Sickert and the London

Impressionists

Fri 13 

Byzantium

Sat 14 

The Arundel Marbles

Tue 17 

NO TOUR

Wed 18 

An Ashmolean Zoo

Thu 19 

NO TOUR

Fri 20 

NO TOUR

Sat 21 

NO TOUR

Tue 24 

NO TOUR

Wed 25 

Oxford inside

the Ashmolean

Thu 26 

The Wellby Silver

Collection

Fri 27 

Early Modern Paintings,

1900-1920

Sat 28 

NO TOUR

 

Afternoon Tours take place 3–3.45pm every Wednesday & Thursday and are FREE

Join a different themed tour each afternoon.

Meet in Gallery 21 on the Ground Floor.

 

TOUR TOPICS

Wed 5 

NO TOUR

Thu 6 

NO TOUR

Wed 12 

Developments in Greek

Sculpture

Thu 13 

Samuel Palmer

and Friends

Wed 19 

NO TOUR

Thu 20 

NO TOUR

Wed 26 

The Alfred Jewel

and England Gallery

Thu 27 

NO TOUR

 

Wed  3 

Samuel Palmer and

Friends

Thu 4 

NO TOUR

Wed 10 

Renaissance Portraits

Thu 11 

The 19th Century

Gallery

Wed 17 

NO TOUR

Thu 18 

NO TOUR

Wed 24 

Collecting Classical

Sculpture

Thu 25 

NO TOUR

Wed 31 

Greek Vases and

the Stories they tell

 

Thu 1 

NO TOUR

Wed 7 

Money: Heads and

Tales

Thu 8 

Samuel Palmer

and Friends

Wed 14 

Renaissance Portraits

Thu 15 

NO TOUR

Wed 21 

5, 4, 3000 Years Old

Thu 22 

NO TOUR

Wed 28 

Developments in

Greek Sculpture

Thu 29 

Egypt

 

Wed 4 

5, 4, 3000 Years

Old

Thu 5 

Egypt

Wed 11 

Collecting Classical Sculpture

Thu 12 

NO TOUR

Wed 18 

The Alfred Jewel and The England Gallery

Thu 19 

Egypt

Wed 25 

Greek Vases and the Stories they tell

Thu 26 

Samuel Palmer and Friends

 

Tours of the Cast Gallery take place 2–2.45pm every Thursday and Saturday and are FREE

Learn about the great statues and friezes of ancient Greece and Rome through the collection of plaster casts.

Meet in Gallery 21 on the Ground Floor.

Access: regrettably, due to the layout of the historic building, the lower-ground floor of the Cast Gallery is only accessible by stairs. 

 

Curators tours are FREE but booking in advanced is advised.

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Buy a ticket for our special exhibition to attend these tours.

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