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

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 

NO TOUR

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 

Ancient Egypt Galleries

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 

An Ashmolean Zoo

Tue 28 

The Impressionists

Wed 29 

Ancient Jewellery

Thur 30 

Early Modern Paintings, 1900-1920

Fri 31 

Learn how to Read Paintings

Sat 1 

The Might Of The Assyrian Empire

Mon 3 

Ashmole's World

Tue 4 

NO TOUR

Wed 5 

Watches, Jewel or Machine

Thu 6 

Rome (Everywhere?)

Fri 7 

The Kashmir Shawl

Sat 8 

NO TOUR

Mon 10 

West meets Easts

Tue 11 

NO TOUR

Wed 12 

The Might Of The Assyrian Empire

Thu 13

Byzantium

Fri 14

Early Pre-Raphaelite Paintings

Sat 15 

NO TOUR

Mon 17 

Preparing for death in Ancient Egypt

Tue 18 

TBC

Wed 19 

Oxford Inside the Ashmolean

Thu 20 

NO TOUR

Fri 21 

Origins of Global Trade

Sat 22 

Religion in Ancient Egypt

Mon 24 

Cultural Exchange through Dress

Tue 25 

The Arts of Japan

Wed 26

Tea and Ceramics

Thu 27 

TBC

Fri 28

NO TOUR

Sat 29

British Modern Paintings, 1910- 1940s

 

Mon 2 

Cultural Exchange through Dress

Tue 3 

Assyrian Palace Sculptures

Wed 4 

Cruets and condiments

Thu 5 

TBC

Fri 6 

Introduction to Maiolica

Sat 7 

Repurposed" Objects in the Museum

Mon 9 

Cultural Exchange through Dress

Tue 10 

Costume in Art

Wed 11 

Life and Death in the Ancient Near East

Thu 12 

Sickert and the London Impressionists

Fri 13 

Byzantium

Sat 14 

Candles and Candelabra

Mon 16 

Ashmole's World

Tue 17 

Pilgrimage in Artefacts 

Wed 18 

The Wellby Silver collection

Thu 19 

An Ashmolean Zoo

Fri 20 

The Kashmir Shawl

Sat 21 

the Arundel Marbles

Mon 23 

NO TOUR

Tue 24 

Decorative forms in the arts of the Islamic Middle East

Wed 25 

Life and Death in the Ancient Near East

 

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 1 

NO TOUR

Thu 2 

NO TOUR

Wed 8 

Pre-Raphaelites and more

Thu 9 

Camille Pissarro: his Life and Works

Wed 15 

Money: Heads and Tales

Thu 16 

NO TOUR

Wed 22 

5, 4, 3000 Years Old

Thu 23 

NO TOUR

Wed 29

Renaissance Portraits

Thu 30 

TBC

 Wed 5 

Alfred Jewel and Other Anglo-Saxon Objects

Thu 6 

The Arts of Japan

Wed 12 

Developments in Greek Sculpture

Thu 13 

Camille Pissarro: his life and works

Wed 19 

Greek Vases

Thu 20 

Roman Inscriptions

Wed 26

Money: Heads and Tales

Thu 27 

NO TOUR

 Wed 4 

Money: Heads and Tales

Thu 5 

The Oriental Lacquer

Wed 11 

Pre-Raphaelites and More

Thu 12 

NO TOUR

Wed 18 

Alfred Jewel and the England Gallery

Thu 19 

Camille Pissarro: his life and works

Wed 25

Renaissance Portraits

Thur 26 

NO TOUR

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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