As well as displays at the Ashmolean Museum, we organise a variety of touring exhibitions curated from our prestigious collections of art and archaeology.
CURRENT AND UPCOMING TOURING EXHIBITIONS
The Young Turner: Ambitions in Architecture and the Art of Perspective
J.M.W. Turner'sView of the High Street is touring the region. Celebrating the successful campaign to acquire this masterful view of Oxford, the painting is accompanied by an exhibition exploring Turner's interest in architecture and the development of his skills in the art of perspective.
Worcester City Museum & Art Gallery
04 May–06 July 2019
Rembrandt in Print
Rembrandt in Print is an exhibition tour of 50 outstanding prints from the Ashmolean Museum, displayed together for the first time to mark 350 years since Rembrandt's death in 1669. His works include intense self portraits, atmospheric landscapes, intimate family portraits, biblical stories and nude studies.
Lady Lever Art Gallery
01 June–15 Sept 2019
Painting Faces: The Art of Flattery
People have long been perfecting faces, and whether painting portraits or decorating the skin, they have used the same materials – from kohl in ancient Egypt to white lead in 18th century Europe. Enter a world of mirrors and make-up to discover how the urge to create flawless versions of ourselves extends across time and culture.
Broadway Museum and Art Gallery
18 May–08 September 2019
Japanese Ghosts and Demons: Woodblock Prints from the Ashmolean Museum
Giant spiders, dancing skeletons, winged goblins and hordes of ghostly warriors are among the subjects depicted in this display of striking 19th century Japanese woodblock prints
Derby Museum & Art Gallery
20 September–26 January 2020