As well as displays at the Ashmolean Museum, we organise a variety of touring exhibitions curated from our prestigious collections of art and archaeology.
CURRENT AND UPCOMING TOURING EXHIBITIONS
The Young Turner: Ambitions in Architecture and the Art of Perspective
J.M.W. Turner'sView of the High Street is touring the region. Celebrating the successful campaign to acquire this masterful view of Oxford, the painting is accompanied by an exhibition exploring Turner's interest in architecture and the development of his skills in the art of perspective.
Blenheim Palace, Woodstock
16 February–22 April 2019
Cultural Revolution: State Graphics in China from the 1960s to 1970s
Striking Cultural Revolution (1966–1976) propaganda posters, images of Chairman Mao Zedong, revolutionary Chinese landscapes and intricate papercuts are displayed in this bold exhibition of state graphics, all collected in China during this turbulant period of its history.
William Morris Gallery
23 February–26 May 2019
Making an Impression: Prints by Manet, Pissarro and their Contemporaries
The Impressionist's characteristic subjects; portraits, modern life, landscape and weather are all represented in their prints which, like their paintings, exploit and cultivate innovatory techniques and aesthetic effects.
Opening in 2019
Wolverhampton Art Gallery
28 March–09 June 2019
Hiroshige's Japan: Views of Mount Fuji
Mount Fuji, an active volcano and Japan's highest mountain, has long been praised by poets and depicted by artists for its beautiful shape and sacred status. This exhibition displays atmospheric views of Mount Fuji by Utagawa Hiroshige (1797–1858), one of the best known of all Japanese woodblock designers.