Courses and Workshops
The Thinking Hand: Life Drawing Course
With Kieran Stiles, artist
Thursday 21 & 28 April, 5, 12 & 19 May, 4.30‒6.30pm, Education Centre
Take part in this five-week life drawing course linking Renaissance methods of perception with modern drawing techniques. You will learn the practical skills of chiaroscuro as well as creating the illusion of space, movement and texture.
Suitable for all levels of experience.
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Limitless Light and Colour: Pastel Masterclass
With Sandra Orme, artist
Friday 6 & Saturday 7 May, 10.30am‒4pm, Education Centre
During this two-day workshop you will experiment with pastels and charcoal on three different specialist papers using a series of innovative techniques and then develop a larger finished work, all under the expert guidance of award-winning pastel artist, Sandra Orme.
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Pioneering collectors of Victorian decorative arts
Thursday 12 May, from 9.45am, the Taylorian Institution
A one-day symposium generously supported by Barrie and Deedee Wigmore to mark the opening of the refurbished galleries of Nineteenth Century Art at the Ashmolean Museum.
Follow this link to view the full symposium programme (PDF).
The conference is free to attend but booking is essential. Places are limited and will be allocated on a first come first served basis. For further details please contact Matthew Winterbottom.
T: 01865 278 289 E: email@example.com
Pure Land: Buddhism and Images of Immortals in Chinese Art
With Yan Liu, Christensen Fellow in Chinese Painting and Dr Yi Chen, Curator in Chinese Archaeology, British Museum, Dr Paul Bevan, Research Associate and Teaching Fellow, SOAS, Sharon Carter, Shelby White and Leon Levy Professor of Conservation Studies
Saturday 21 May, 10.30am‒4pm, Lecture Theatre
Explore the impact of religion and mythology on Modern Chinese art. This study day will feature works from the current Michael and Khoan Sullivan collection exhibition ‘Pure Land: Images of Immortals In Chinese Art’ and will include studies of paintings, textiles and porcelain.
Tickets are £20/£10 concessions. Booking is essential. Click here to book online now.
How to book for Ashmolean events
Tickets can now be booked through ‘Tickets Oxford’ at the Oxford Playhouse.
There are 3 ways to book:
1. Online www.oxfordplayhouse.com/ticketsoxford
2. Phone Box Office: 01865 305 305
3. In person at the Box Office Box Office at the Oxford Playhouse, Beaumont Street, Oxford (directly opposite the Ashmolean)
Transaction fee: Tickets Oxford charge a small fee of 75p per transaction for charging events. There is no transaction fee for booking free events.
For further enquiries, please contact the Education Department on +44 (0)1865 278 015