EVENTS

 

The Ashmolean Museum offers a wide range of events: from daily talks and tours to special workshops, late gallery openings and music as well as family fun and hands-on gallery activities.

 

 

TOURS  ALL EVENTS 

EXHIBITIONS  FAMILIES

           

TOURS

Highlight Tours

Highlights Tours take place 11am–12pm every Tuesday, Wednesday & Saturday and are FREE

Discover the treasures of the Ashmolean with this great introduction to the Museum.

Lunchtime Tours

Lunchtime Tours take place 1.15–2pm every Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday and are FREE

Join a different themed tour each lunchtime.

Meet in Gallery 21 on the Ground Floor.

TOUR TOPICS

Tue 1 

Passion, Pomp and Piety: The Colour Red

Wed 2 

Ancient Jewellery

Thu 3 

Impressionists

Fri 4 

Byzantium

Sat 5 

NO TOUR

Tue 8 

Baroque

Wed 9 

Watches, Jewel or Machine

Thu 10 

Early Worcester Porcelain 

Fri 11 

An Introduction to Maiolica

Sat 12 

Mini-treasures of the Ashmolean

Tue 15 

Origins of Global Trade

Wed 16 

Paintings of the Dutch Golden Age

Thu 17 

Early Pre-Raphaelite Paintings

Fri 18 

The Florentine Renaissance

Sat 19 

The Arundel Marbles

Tue 22 

Cruets and Condiments

Wed 23 

Each object tells (at least) 2 stories

Thu 24 

Lanscapes through the Centuries

Fri 25 

Chinese and Japanese Porcelain for Europe 

Sat 26 

The Genius Of Mesopotamia

Tue 29 

The Kashmir Shawl

Wed 30 

The Arts of the Nineteenth Century

Thu 31 

British Modern Paintings, 1910-1930

 

Fri 1 

The English Grand Tour

Sat 2 

The Arundel Marbles

Tue 5 

Early Italian Religious and Domestic Painting

Wed 6 

Watches; Jewel or Machine

Thu 7 

Manet and the Impressionists

Fri 8 

The Art of Lacquer

Sat 9 

NO TOUR

Tue 12 

More Expensive than Gold: The Colour Blue

Wed 13 

The World of Elias Ashmole, "a very ingenious gentleman". 

Thu 14 

Byzantium

Fri 15 

Sickert and the London Impressionists

Sat 16 

Ladies and Gentlemen in Black

Tue 19 

The Silk Roads

Wed 20

Blue and White Ceramics 

Thu 21 

Twentieth Century Modern Artists

Fri 22 

The Ace of Shades - Black

Sat 23 

An expedition to Ancient Egypt

Tue 26 

Aspects of Gold

Wed 27 

The Skilled Craftsmen Of Ancient Persia

Thur 28 

How many stories some objects can tell

Fri 29 

Origins of Global Trade

Sat 30 

Early Modern Paintings, 1900-1920

 

Tue 3 

Treasure of the Ashmolean

Wed 4 

Japanese Ceramics

Thu 5 

Bronze in the Ancient World

Fri 6 

The Twentieth Century Gallery

Sat 7 

Angels and Heavenly Beings

Tue 10 

Images of the Horse

Wed 11 

Tea and the Slave Trade 

Thu 12 

Rome!

Fri 13 

Dutch Still Life

Sat 14 

The Arundel Marbles

Tue 17 

The Kashmir Shawl

Wed 18 

The Christmas Story in Art

Thu 19 

Crossing Frontiers Crossing Time

Fri 20 

Early Pre-Raphaelite Paintings

Sat 21 

NO TOUR

Fri 27 

NO TOUR

Sat 28 

NO TOUR

Tue 31 

NO TOUR

Thu 2 

NO TOUR

Fri 3 

British Modern Paintings, 1910-1930

Sat 4 

Necessaires and Female Beauty Aides

Tue 7 

Pilgrimage

Wed 8 

NO TOUR

Thu 9 

TBC

Fri 10 

Byzantium

Sat 11 

The Arundel Marbles

Tue 14 

Saints and their Symbols

Wed 15 

The Wellby Silver Collection

Thu 16 

Chinese Bronzes

Fri 17 

Sickert and the London Impressionists

Sat 18 

NO TOUR

Tue 21 

West meets East

Wed 22 

Portraits - a Snapshot in Time

Thu 23 

Trade and Commerce in the Ancient Near East 

Fri 24 

Origins of Global Trade

Sat 25 

TBC

Tue 28 

The Impressionists

Wed 29 

Ancient Jewellery

Thur 30 

Early Modern Paintings, 1900-1920

Fri 31 

Learn how to Read Paintings

Afternoon Tours

Afternoon Tours take place 3–3.45pm every Wednesday & Thursday and are FREE

Join a different themed tour each afternoon.

Meet in Gallery 21 on the Ground Floor.

 

TOUR TOPICS

Wed 2 

The Pre-Raphaelites and more

Thu 3 

NO TOUR

Wed 9 

Money: Heads and Tales

Thu 10 

Camille Pissarro: his Life and Works

Wed 16 

5, 4, 3000 Years Old

Thu 17 

Roman Inscriptions

Wed 23 

Renaissance Portraits

Thu 24 

NO TOUR

Wed 30 

Greek Vases and the stories they tell

Thu 31 

NO TOUR

 

Wed 6 

Developments in Greek Sculpture

Thu 7 

TBC

Wed 13

Pre-Raphaelites and more

Thu 14 

Furniture

Wed 20 

5, 4, 3000 Years Old

Thu 21 

Life and Death in Ancient Egypt

Wed 27 

Renaissance Portraits

Thu 28 

Camille Pissarro: his Life and Works

 

Wed 4 

Picture Frames 

Thu 5 

NO TOUR

Wed 11 

Greek Vases and the stories they tell

Thu 12 

Roman Inscriptions

Wed 18 

The Alfred Jewel and the England Gallery

Thu 19 

Camille Pissarro: his Life and Works

Wednesday 1 January

NO TOUR

Thursday 2 January

NO TOUR

Wednesday 8 January

Pre-Raphaelites and more

Thursday 9 January

NO TOUR

Wednesday 15 January

Money: Heads and Tales

Thursday 16 January

Camille Pissarro: his Life and Works

Wedsnesday 22 January

5, 4, 3000 Years Old

Thursday 23 January

NO TOUR

Wednesday 29 January

Developments in Greek Sculpture

Thursday 30 January

TBC

Cast Gallery Tours

Tours of the Cast Gallery take place 2–2.45pm every Thursday and Saturday and are FREE

Learn about the great statues and friezes of ancient Greece and Rome through the collection of plaster casts.

Meet in Gallery 21 on the Ground Floor.

Access: regrettably, due to the layout of the historic building, the lower-ground floor of the Cast Gallery is only accessible by stairs. 

Interpreted Tours
Exhibition Tours

 

Buy a ticket for our special exhibition to attend these tours.

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FREE EXHIBITIONS AND DISPLAYS

FREE, no booking required. 

         

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