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

Thur 28 

How many stories some objects can tell

Fri 29 

Origins of Global Trade

Sat 30 

NO TOUR

 

Tue 3 

NO TOUR

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 

The English Grand Tour

Fri 13 

Dutch Still Life

Sat 14 

The Arundel Marbles

Tue 17 

NO TOUR

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 

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

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 4 

Picture Frames 

Thu 5 

NO TOUR

Wed 11 

5, 4, 3000 Years Old

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

Renaissance Portraits

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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