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Future Exhibitions

 

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 Ashmolean’s 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

William Blake: Apprentice and Master

4 Dec 2014 to 1 Mar 2015

A major exhibition on the work of William Blake (1757–1827), printmaker, painter and revolutionary poet of the prophetic books. The exhibition also explores how Blake looked back to the master artist-printmakers at the beginnings of the Renaissance, and how he inspired and guided the young artist-printmakers who gathered around him in the last years of his life, Samuel Palmer, George Richmond and Edward Calvert.

Ticketed | More Info