Art

May 01 2018

Oxfordshire Artweeks Festival

Oxfordshire plays host this month to the UK’s biggest (and best) open-studio and pop-up exhibition event in the UK: from 5th – 28th May 1000 artists and designer-makers create a county-wide art gallery for the Artweeks Festival! For three weeks, you can enjoy art in towns and villages across Oxfordshire for free, in the beautiful…

Apr 03 2018

An April Shower of Artistic Variety

This month the theme of the art exhibitions across the county varies from an eclectic collection of photos taken over the last year in Summertown’s The North Wall, until 12th April, which includes street, documentary, wildlife, events, macro, portrait, land and seascapes genres. This gallery then presents the Oxford Scribes who, in a collaborative project…

Jun 13 2017

The Colours of Summer in Hearts and Hedgerows

In the smart art gallery space at Burford Garden Company, feel the vibrancy of summer with colourful new work by Harriet Whyatt whose paintings are rich with the flavours of life and loves, heavily influenced by her personal experiences of the Romany gypsy people alongside whom she has lived. Stylistically her work is inspired by…

Mar 28 2017

The colours of spring: the modern, the literary and the ancient

Image: Anna Dillon As Oxfordshire bursts forth into April and there’s colour in the hedgerows across the county, Esther Lafferty, Festival Director of Oxfordshire Artweeks, suggests some places for great art to add some spring to your step. This is the last month of The Ashmolean’s exhibition Degas to Picasso: Creating Modernism in France at…

Mar 01 2017

Art in Oxfordshire this March

It’s finally spring and as new life bursts forth in the green Oxfordshire countryside, many of Oxfordshire art galleries have a focus on life and people, capturing the essence of being human in a variety of forms and media. Over in Chipping Norton, in the Theatre Gallery, discover revealing photographic portraits of many authors and…