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Oxford Today Film 2015

A new behind the scenes video

Discover what goes on behind-the-scenes at the Ashmolean Museum and meet some of the people who work behind closed doors.

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27-Jul-2015

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Funding Secured for Turner's Oxford

The Ashmolean has raised the money needed to a acquire major painting by JMW Turner with overwhelming public support.

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06-Jul-2015

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Campaign launched to acquire JMW Turner's "The High Street, Oxford"

Today the Ashmolean announces the launch of a public campaign to raise the final Ł60,000 needed to secure for the nation a major work by JMW Turner, The High Street, Oxford (1810).

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03-Jun-2015

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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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27-Feb-2015

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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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20-Feb-2015

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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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19-Feb-2015

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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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15-Jan-2015

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