As well as displays at the Ashmolean Museum, we organise a variety of touring exhibitions curated from our prestigious collections of art and archaeology.



View of the HIgh Street

The Young Turner: Ambitions in Architecture and the Art of Perspective

J.M.W. Turner's View 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.


Worcester City Museum & Art Gallery
04 May - 06 July 2019

Jiao Huanzhi and Sun Quan, Long Live the Great People's Republic of China

Cultural Revolution: State Graphics in China from the 1960s to 1970s

Striking Cultural Revolution (19661976) 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

Pissarro, Bathers with Geese

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.



Wolverhampton Art Gallery
28 March–09 June 2019

Mishima Hiroshige's Japan

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 (17971858), one of the best known of all Japanese woodblock designers.


Kirkcudbright Galleries
28 March–09 June 2019


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