Browse news and features about the Ashmolean Museum in Oxford. The Ashmolean is the University of Oxford’s museum of art and archaeology, founded in 1683. The world-famous collections range from Egyptian mummies to contemporary art, telling human stories across cultures and across time.
To celebrate the Pissarro: Father of Impressionism exhibition, the Ashmolean is giving you the chance to win a city break in Oxford with a French twist.
To celebrate the 700th anniversary of his death in 1321, the Ashmolean is presenting a free exhibition Dante: The Invention of Celebrity, in Gallery 8 is open until 09 January 2022.
The exhibition looks at a city that has undergone constant destruction and renewal, telling the stories of the people who have made Tokyo so famous with their insatiable appetite for the new and innovative.
If you happen to be wandering through the city’s streets when the sun is out, and you fancy somewhere to escape the hustle, soak up the sun, and have a bite to eat – all at the same time.
The Pre-Raphaelite exhibition at the Ashmolean offers a rare glimpse into its internationally-renowned collection of Pre-Raphaelite works and the artists in the movement.
Ashmolean to open seven days a week in 2019 and will welcome visitors through a renovated main entrance.