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

           

EXHIBITION AND GALLERY 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.

Places are limited (maximum 15) and are allocated on a first-come/first-served basis. 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.

Places are limited (maximum 15) and are allocated on a first-come/first-served basis. Meet in Gallery 21 on the Ground Floor.

TOUR TOPICS

Tuesday 2 April

Sickert and the
'London Impressionists'

Wednesday 3 April

Threads of History
(Textiles)

Thursday 4 April

Impressionism

Friday 5 April

Caskets and Coffers

Saturday 6 April

Baroque Art

Tuesday 9 April

Biblical Subjects
in Western Art

Wednesday 10 April 

(Elias) Ashmolean
Eye-Opener

Thursday 11 April

Wellby Silver Collection

Friday 12 April

The Florentine
Renaissance

Saturday 13 April

The Arundel Marbles

Tuesday 16 April

Chinese Ceramic
Glazes

Wednesday 17 April

Ancient Jewellery

Thursday 18 April

NO TOUR

Friday 19 April

NO TOUR

Saturday 20 April

NO TOUR

Tuesday 23 April

Byzantium

Wednesday 24 April

The Silk Routes

Thursday 25 April

Sickert and the
Camden Town Group

Friday 26 April

NO TOUR

Saturday 27 April

Rome!

Tuesday 30 April

The Building of
Cockerell's Ashmolean

 

Wednesday 1 May

Lustre on Ceramics

Thursday 2 May

Early Pre-Raphaelites

Friday 3 May

Paintings of the
Dutch Golden Age

Saturday 4 May

Expedition to Ancient Egypt

Tuesday 7 May

The Ace of Shades

Wednesday 8 May

Aspects of Gold

Thursday 9 May

The Grand Tour

Friday 10 May

Early Italian Secular
and Religious Painting

Saturday 11 May

Ancient Egypt

Tuesday 14 May

The Dining Table

Wednesday 15 May 

The Kashmir Shawl

Thursday 16 May

Sickert and the
'London Impressionists'

Friday 17 May

Watches: Jewel or
Machine?

Saturday 18 May

The Arundel Marbles

Tuesday 21 May

Byzantium

Wednesday 22 May

Dutch Still Life

Thursday 23 May

Pilgrimage

Friday 24 May

Mesopotamia: Cradle
of Civilisation

Saturday 25 May

Pilgrimage

Tuesday 28 May

NO TOUR

Wednesday 29 May

NO TOUR

Thursday 30 May

The Skilled Craftsmen
of Ancient Persia

 

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

Join a different themed tour each afternoon.

Tours are free. Places are limited (maximum 15) and are allocated on a first-come/first-served basis. Meet in Gallery 21 on the Ground Floor.

 

TOUR TOPICS

Wednesday 3 April

The Alfred Jewel and
the England Gallery

Thursday 4 April

NO TOUR

Wednesday 10 April

Renaissance Portraits

Thursday 11 April

The Life and works
of Camille Pissaro

Wednesday 17 April

Money: Heads
and Tales

Thursday 18 April

NO TOUR

Wednesday 24 April 

Greek Sculpture

Thursday 25 April

Roman Inscriptions

 

Wednesday 1 May

The Alfred Jewel and
the England Gallery

Thursday 2 May

The Life and works
of Camille Pissaro

Wednesday 8 May

Collecting Classical
Sculpture

Thursday 9 May

NO TOUR

Wednesday 15 May 

Money: Heads and
Tales

Thursday 16 May

NO TOUR

Wednesday 22 May

Greek Vases

Thursday 23 May

Egypt

Wednesday 29 May

NO TOUR

Thursday 30 May

NO TOUR

 

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.

Places are limited (maximum 12) and are allocated on a first-come/first-served basis. 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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