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4 December 2014 – 1 March 2015


Exhibitions: William Blake: Apprentice and Master

This major exhibition will focus on the extraordinary life and work of William Blake (17571827), printmaker, painter and revolutionary poet of the prophetic books. It will examine his formation as an artist, including his apprenticeship as an engraver, and his maturity during the 1790s when he was at the height of his powers as both an artist and revolutionary poet. The exhibition will also explore his influence on the young artist-printmakers who gathered around him in the last years of his life, including Samuel Palmer, George Richmond and Edward Calvert.

Follow this link to read more about the exhibition.

Tickets and Booking

Advance booking is advised, but tickets can be bought on the day of your visit at the Museum if tickets are available.

Tickets £10 Full Price with Donation for Gift Aid Purposes*
£8 Concession Price with Donation for Gift Aid Purposes*

  *Gift Aid Tickets include an additional £1 voluntary donation allowing the Museum to reclaim tax on both the donation and the ticket price. More information is given on our booking pages. Standard ticket prices are shown below.

  £9 Standard Full Price
£7 Standard Concession Price

  £4.50 12-17 years
£4.50 Art Fund Members

  Entry is free for Members and for Under-12s

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Group Bookings For group bookings (more than 10 persons), please contact the Education Department by email:education.service@ashmus.ox.ac.uk

Telephone Bookings For telephone bookings, please call Tickets Oxford on 01865 305 305


Schools Follow this link to read more about school visits and our Education Team.

Opening Dates and Times

Exhibition Open 4 December 2014 to 1 March 2015

Opening Times 10am to 5pm Tuesday to Sunday, and Bank Holidays

  We are closed on Mondays

Access Follow this link to see the Ashmolean on a map and read about access to the Museum

  Follow this link to read more about visiting the Ashmolean

Photography is not permitted in this exhibition. Follow this link for Press Information and Press Images.