Future Exhibitions


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

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

Pax Mongolica 1210–1350

5 Jan 2016 to 1 May 2016

Genghis Khan established the Mongol Empire in 1206. It rapidly expanded during the following decades, continuously invading new territories.

Gallery 7 | Admission Free

Andy Warhol: Works from The Hall Collection

4 Feb 2016 to 15 May 2016

This spring exhibition presents, for the first time in public, an important private collection of works by Andy Warhol (1928–1987).

Galleries 58, 59 & 61 | Ticketed

Elizabeth Price: The Contemporary Art Society Award

4 Feb 2016 to 10 Apr 2016

Elizabeth Price, winner of the 2013 Contemporary Art Society Award, has created a new work in response to the collections and archives of the Ashmolean and Pitt Rivers museums.

Gallery 33 | Admission Free

Storms, War and Shipwrecks: Treasures from the Sicilian Seas

16 Jun 2016 to 25 Sep 2016

Storms, War and Shipwrecks tells the extraordinary story of the island at the crossroads of the Mediterranean through the discoveries made by underwater archaeologists.

Galleries 58, 59 & 61 | Ticketed

Liu Dan

18 Oct 2016 to 26 Feb 2017

Liu Dan (b. 1953) is one of China’s leading artists, at the forefront of the generation of painters who have been working in radically new ways in the traditional medium of ink.

Gallery 11 | Admission Free

Power and Protection: Islamic Art and the Supernatural

20 Oct 2016 to 15 Jan 2017

Showcasing over a hundred spectacular objects from Morocco to China, Power and Protection is the first major exhibition to explore the supernatural in the art of the Islamic world.

Galleries 58, 59 & 61 | Ticketed