Elizabeth Price has won the Contemporary Art Society 2013 Annual Award with the Ashmolean, in partnership with the Pitt Rivers Museum and Ruskin School. Price will create a significant new moving image work for the Ashmolean.
Watch a new video outlining our shortlisted proposal for this year's Contemporary Art Society Annual Award. It has been developed by the Ruskin School of Drawing & Fine Art in partnership with the Ashmolean and the Pitt Rivers Museum.
We are delighted to announce the 2013/14 programme for the Ashmolean Museum Director's Lecture Series featuring distinguished speakers in the field of art, history and cultural studies.
To new web site has been launched to coincide with the opening of the Ashmolean Museum Broadway.
To celebrate the launch of its first iBook – The Ashmolean Interactive Collection – the Museum is offering you the chance to win an iPad Mini and a copy of the iBook.
The Board of Visitors and staff of the Ashmolean Museum are sad to have learned of the death, on Saturday 28 September, of Professor Michael Sullivan.
The Ashmolean has worked in close partnership with Worcestershire County Council, other local organisations, and the Keil family, to transform a historic building in the Cotswold village of Broadway, Worcestershire, into the Ashmolean Museum Broadway
The Ashmolean's 330th Birthday Appeal has raised over £97,000 making it the Museum's most successful annual appeal since reopening in November 2009.
12 September 2013 - 19 January 2014
A proposal developed by the Ruskin School of Drawing & Fine Art in partnership with the Ashmolean Museum of Art and Archaeology and the Pitt Rivers Museum has been shortlisted to receive this year’s Contemporary Art Society Annual Award for Museums.
The Ashmolean has announced that Professor Brown will retire from his post as Director of the Ashmolean on 30 September 2014 after serving in that position for sixteen years.
The Ashmolean Museum is delighted to be one of the 13 heritage organisations to have successfully bid for a £1 million share from a pot of £8.5m to support endowments.
The Ashmolean is delighted to announce the acquisition of one of the most important Pre-Raphaelite paintings remaining in private ownership – the celebrated portrait of John Ruskin by John Everett Millais.
The Museum celebrated all things China at its April LiveFriday. Visitors took part in a whole range of activities as well as hearing from world leading experts in a series of talks.
The Ashmolean is deeply saddened by the death of Rick Mather, Architect of the Museum's new building.
The Ashmolean Interactive Collection is a multi-touch electronic book presenting a selection of treasures from Britain’s first museum. The book is available for download on your iPad with iBooks, or on your computer with iTunes.
The TEFAF Museum Restoration Fund has awarded The Ashmolean Museum with a grant for the restoration of two candelabra, by the Italian artist Giovanni Battista Piranesi (1720-1778).
The Ashmolean announces that it has received a major collection of silver objects of the Renaissance and Baroque periods from the collector, the late Michael Wellby (1928–2012). The bequest includes nearly 500 objects of the greatest rarity.
The Portrait of Mademoiselle Claus by Édouard Manet will be off display from Wednesday 9th January on loan.