13 Mar 2014 to 22 Jun 2014
The collection formed by Henry and Rose Pearlman after the Second World War is one of the most important in North America. In 2014, it will be exhibited for the first time in Europe at the Ashmolean Museum.
Galleries 57–61 | Ticketed | More Info
10 Apr 2014 to 31 Aug 2014
The Ashmolean is delighted to announce the next exhibition in its collaboration with the Hall Art Foundation with the opening of Art Belongs To The People!. Curated by Sir Norman Rosenthal, the exhibition shows a selection of important works by two outstanding German artists, Joseph Beuys (1921–1986) and Jörg Immendorff (1945–2007).
Gallery 2 | Admission Free | More Info
15 Apr 2014 to 27 Jul 2014
Christopher Gandy spent over 30 years in diplomatic posts in the Middle East. He developed a strong appreciation for the art and architecture of the region which fuelled his subsequent passion for collecting Islamic art during his retirement.
Gallery 29 | Admission Free | More Info
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
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.