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Current Exhibitions

 

Michael Sullivan: A Life of Art and Friendship

11 Mar 2014 to 14 Sep 2014

Michael Sullivan, who died aged 96 in September 2013, was a leading scholar of Chinese art.

Gallery 11 | Admission Free | More Info

Lest We Forget: Commemorating the Great War

20 May 2014 to 23 Dec 2014

This display commemorates the First World War as evidenced in coins, medals and banknotes.

Gallery 7 | Admission Free | More Info

Discovering Tutankhamun

24 Jul 2014 to 2 Nov 2014

Howard Carterís excavation of the tomb of Tutankhamun in 1922 was one of the most significant archaeological discoveries of the 20th century.

Galleries 57–61 | Ticketed | More Info

The Eye of the Needle: English Embroideries from the Feller Collection

1 Aug 2014 to 12 Oct 2014

The Eye of the Needle will display, for the first time in public, a selection of eye-catching, virtuoso 17th-century embroideries from the internationally renowned Feller Collection, together with outstanding examples from the Ashmoleanís own holdings.

Gallery 33 | Ticketed | More Info

A View of Chinese Gardens

5 Aug 2014 to 30 Nov 2014

Traditional Chinese gardens represent idealised miniature landscapes by using delicate arrangements of plants, water, rocks and architecture. Some plants have been favoured and cultivated in gardens all over the country, as they have particular symbolic meanings.

Gallery 29 | Admission Free | More Info