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Major Grant from DCMS/Wolfson to develop a new welcome space

The Ashmolean is pleased to announce that it has received a Major Grant from DCMS/Wolfson Museums & Galleries Improvement Fund to create a welcome and orientation space at the Museum’s main entrance.

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Extended late night openings of William Blake exhibition

Due to extraordinary demand the William Blake exhibition will be open late on Fri 27 & Sat 28 February. Book your ticket now to explore the extraordinary life and work of William Blake (1757–1827), printmaker, painter and revolutionary poet.

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Happy Chinese New Year

Join us in celebrating Chinese New Year 2015 with our online Chinese collections and exhibitions, a new online gallery of New Year images, and by visiting our special Fang Zhaoling paintings exhibition closing this weekend.

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Philip Pullman launches William Blake Festival at the Sheldonian

Authors Philip Pullman, Caspar Henderson and Iain Sinclair will speak at the launch of the Ashmolean and Blackwell’s Bookshop 'Inspired By Blake' festival at 3pm at the Sheldonian Theatre this Sunday 18 January.

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