Take a seat in Gallery 44 and use the tablets and headphones to explore the Museum's world-class collection of drawings and prints. Hear stories directly from our curators through images, text, audio and video.


Self-portrait drawing by Rembrandt of the artist wearing a cap

Looking Over Rembrandt's Shoulder

Rembrandt and his working methods

With An Van Camp
Curator of Northern European Art

Explore some of Rembrandt’s prints and drawings, which featured in the Ashmolean’s 2020 Young Rembrandt exhibition.


Detail of a drawing by Guercino of a nude man with arms stretching into the air

Italian Drawings

New Discoveries

With Dr Rachel Boyd
Getty Paper Project Research Fellow

Explore a selection of the Ashmolean’s exceptional holdings of drawings by Italian artists and discover how and why they were made, as well as how we conduct research on them today.


Colourful line art by A.R. Penck of figures, lines and abstract shapes

Young & Wild?

Neo-Expressionism Reconsidered

With Dr Lena Fritsch
Curator of Modern & Contemporary Art

Explore a selection of 1980s German Neo-Expressionist works on paper in the Ashmolean’s collection – ranging from iconic A.R. Penck prints to early drawings by Elvira Bach.


Purple drawing by Edward Burne-Jones of a woman's face

Colour Revolution

19th-Century British Drawings

With Matthew Winterbottom
Curator of Decorative Arts and Sculpture

Explore some colourful works on paper, which will feature in a major exhibition, The Colour Revolution: Turner to Whistler, that is due to open at the Ashmolean Museum in 2023.