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

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 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 1 

Eight Great Paintings

Fri 2 

The Kashmir Shawl

Sat 3 

The Twentieth Century

Gallery

Tue 6 

Crossing Frontiers

Crossing Time

Wed 7 

Portraits - A Snapshot

in Time?

Thu 8 

Heavenly Blue

Fri 9 

Venetian Renaissance

Painting

Sat 10 

NO TOUR

Tue 13 

Threads of History

(Textiles)

Wed 14 

C17th Still Life Painting

Thu 15 

Images of the Horse

Fri 16 

NO TOUR

Sat 17 

The Arundel Marbles

Tue 20 

The Early Pre-Raphaelites

Wed 21 

Oxford inside the

Ashmolean

Thu 22 

NO TOUR

Fri 23 

Watches: Jewel

or Machine?

Sat 24 

NO TOUR

Tue 27 

NO TOUR

Wed 28 

Rome!

Thu 29 

NO TOUR

Fri 30 

Origins of Global

Trade

Sat 31 

An Ashmolean Zoo

 

Tue 3 

Caskets and Coffers

Wed 4 

NO TOUR

Thu 5 

Cruets and Condiments

Fri 6 

NO TOUR

Sat 7 

Ashmolean Eye-Opener

Tue 10 

NO TOUR

Wed 11 

Mesopotamia: Cradle

Of Civilisation

Thu 12 

Sickert and the London

Impressionists

Fri 13 

Byzantium

Sat 14 

The Arundel Marbles

Tue 17 

NO TOUR

Wed 18 

An Ashmolean Zoo

Thu 19 

NO TOUR

Fri 20 

NO TOUR

Sat 21 

NO TOUR

Tue 24 

NO TOUR

Wed 25 

Oxford inside

the Ashmolean

Thu 26 

The Wellby Silver

Collection

Fri 27 

Early Modern Paintings,

1900-1920

Sat 28 

NO TOUR

 

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

Thu 1 

NO TOUR

Wed 7 

Money: Heads and

Tales

Thu 8 

Samuel Palmer

and Friends

Wed 14 

Renaissance Portraits

Thu 15 

NO TOUR

Wed 21 

5, 4, 3000 Years Old

Thu 22 

NO TOUR

Wed 28 

Developments in

Greek Sculpture

Thu 29 

Egypt

 

Wed 4 

5, 4, 3000 Years

Old

Thu 5 

Egypt

Wed 11 

Collecting Classical Sculpture

Thu 12 

NO TOUR

Wed 18 

The Alfred Jewel and The England Gallery

Thu 19 

Egypt

Wed 25 

Greek Vases and the Stories they tell

Thu 26 

Samuel Palmer and Friends

 

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. 

 

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

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