NO OFFENCE: EXPLORING LGBTQ+ HISTORIES

FREE EXHIBITION

No Offence Exhibition – Fragment of a tomb painting, Etruscan, about 490 BC

Until 2 December 2018

Gallery 8, Lower Ground Floor

Free Admission

Commemorating the 50th anniversary of the Sexual Offences Act, this British Museum touring exhibition explores the ways same-sex desire, love and gender diversity have been expressed culturally throughout history and across cultures. Explore the often overlooked or underrepresented LGBTQ+ histories, experiences and lives by examining objects from around the world.

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A British Museum Partnership Exhibition
Generously supported by the Dorset Foundation in memory of Harry M Weinrebe

JAMES IVORY IN OXFORD

Oscar-winning director and screenwriter James Ivory will be in Oxford 6 and 7 November, as the University of Oxford TORCH Visiting Professor, with a series of special events including film screenings at the Curzon Cinema, student workshops at The Queen's College, and an In-Conversation at the Sheldonian Theatre.

You can also see a copy of James Ivory's screenplay of his acclaimed film Maurice on display in Gallery 8 as part of our No Offence: Exploring LGBTQ+ Histories exhibition.

Click here to find out more about the programme of events on the TORCH website.
 

     

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