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Light Sculpture by Deborah Thomas

Watch a new video about a newly commissioned glass light sculpture by Deborah Thomas.

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Funds raised to acquire the Hoard of King Alfred

The Ashmolean is delighted to announce that it has raised the 1.35 million required to purchase the hoard of King Alfred the Great discovered in Watlington, Oxfordshire, in 2015.

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Thinking With Things listen to our new podcast

The Ashmolean today launches a new video podcast series: Thinking With Things. In each short episode a University of Oxford academic unpicks the story behind a single object from the collections that relate to their research.

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Ashmolean awarded grant from the DCMS/Wolfson Museums Fund

The Ashmolean is delighted to have been granted 110,000 by the DCMS/Wolfson Museums & Galleries Improvement Fund.

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