Current Exhibitions


Nicolas Poussinís Extreme Unction

18 Sep 2015 to 13 Dec 2015

A recently loaned masterpiece by Nicolas Poussin, one of the most celebrated artists of the 17th century, is on display in our Baroque Art gallery.

Gallery 46 | Admission Free | More Info

Homage to Ganesha

22 Sep 2015 to 24 Jan 2016

One of the most popular Hindu deities, the elephant-headed Ganesha is revered as the remover of obstacles and the source of all success.

Gallery 29 | Admission Free | More Info

Wellby Renaissance Bowl

6 Oct 2015 to 1 Jan 2016

The town of St Joachimsthal, in modern day Czech Republic, experienced a silver-rush in the early 1500s and was soon minting huge quantities of currency.

Gallery 7 | Admission Free | More Info

Tasting China: Images of Food in Chinese Art

13 Oct 2015 to 14 Feb 2016

With images of various foods and related rituals and activities, this exhibition looks at representations of food within Chinese art.

Gallery 11 | Admission Free | More Info

Titian to Canaletto: Drawing in Venice

15 Oct 2015 to 10 Jan 2016

Featuring a hundred drawings from the Uffizi, the Ashmolean, and Christ Church, Oxford, Drawing in Venice is a ground-breaking exhibition based on new research.

Galleries 58–61 | Ticketed | More Info

Architecture in Miniature

14 Nov 2015 to 15 May 2016

In this display the Oxford-inspired work of renowned architectural silversmith Vicki Ambery-Smith and ceramist Hugh Colvin are being shown together for the first time.

Gallery 63 | Admission Free | More Info