Talks and Tours
Talks and Tours are supported by The Friends of the Ashmolean Museum.
Introductory Exhibition Talks
William Blake: Apprentice and Master
3.30–4.15pm every Tuesday and Thursday from 4 December
Tours are free with the price of admission and no additional booking is necessary. Please meet in the Exhibition Shop on the Third Floor.
Lunchtime Gallery Talks
1.15–2pm every open weekday, Tuesday - Friday, Gallery 21
Places (maximum 15) allocated by tokens from the Information Desk 15 mins before the talk
Highlights of the western art collection
Sickert and the Camden town group
Stories behind the paintings
Necessaires and beauty aids
Sculpture ‒ Renaissance and Baroque
'A Closer Look’ Tours
2.45– 3.30pm on selected days, Gallery 21
Places (maximum 15) allocated on a first-come/first-served basis. See 'What's On Today' signage in the Museum
Tours of selected galleries with members of the Museum’s Front of House Team.
The Founders of the Ashmolean
Fact or Fiction? The Sumerian King List
Greek Vases and the Stories they Tell
Every day, Tuesday, Wednesday and Saturday, 11am–12pm, Gallery 21
Places (maximum 15) allocated on a first-come/first-served basis.
Discover the treasures of the Ashmolean with this great introduction to the Museum.
Cast Gallery ‘Behind the Scenes Tours
Every Thursday and Saturday, 2-2.45pm, Meet in Gallery 21.
Take a guided tour of the Ashmolean's unique cast collection on the lower-ground floor of the new Cast Gallery.
Free, no booking required. Places (maximum 12) allocated on a first-come/first-served basis.
Access: regrettably, due to the nature of the historic building, access only by stairs.
3.45-4.30pm every other Thursday, Gallery 21
Free, places (maximum 15) allocated on a first-come/first-served basis.
Tours in 2015 will be announced here soon.
British Sign Language interpreted tours and sessions for visually impaired people.
Free, booking essential: T 01865288078; E firstname.lastname@example.org
British Sign Language interpreted tours
2015 sessions will be announced here soon
A themed tour with a BSL interpreter and Museum Guide.
Sessions for visually impaired people
Thursday 27 November, 10.30am–12pm
A 'hands-on' tour of part of the collection.
For further enquiries, please contact the Education Department on +44 (0)1865 278 015