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Dimensions: The Mathematics of Symmetry and Space

Ashmolean Museum
March 16 @ 10:00 am - June 9 @ 5:00 pm

Developed in collaboration with Oxford’s world-renowned Mathematical Institute, this exhibition invites visitors to explore what it means to move in one, two, three and more dimensions.  Using stunning Islamic ceramics, prehistoric carvings and renaissance prints alongside virtual reality technology, embark on a journey of discovery from ancient cultures into cutting-edge science.

Oxford: The War and the World, 1914-1919

Soldiers of Oxfordshire Museum
March 19 @ 10:00 am - July 31 @ 5:00 pm

An exhibition highlighting the wartime experiences of men and women, be they ‘town’, ‘gown’, or from overseas. By focusing on individual stories the exhibition hopes to emphasise Oxford’s international connections during the First World War and helps to expand understanding of different types of war experiences beyond the trenches. Taken together, these stories show how varied Oxford’s war experiences were, encouraging us to consider the relationship between Oxford’s ‘local’ and ‘global’ history. Please see www.sofo.org.uk for full opening times and…

The Naked Form in Modern Chinese Art

Ashmolean Museum
March 30 @ 10:00 am - September 15 @ 5:00 pm

While the nude was not a traditional subject in Chinese art, it became a common theme in the early to mid-twentieth century after being introduced to China by artists who studied internationally. Explore a selection of images of the naked human form as they appear in Chinese art from the 1930s to the present day.

Free Display - Lifelines - Woodcuts of Naoko Matsubara

Lifelines: The Woodcuts of Naoko Matsubara

Ashmolean Museum
April 19 @ 10:00 am - October 6 @ 5:00 pm

Over 40 dynamic woodcuts selected to showcase the remarkable career of Naoko Matsubara, a distinguished Japanese artist based in Canada. Created over fifty years, these joyful works range from black and white to vibrant colour, intimate to monumental, playful to contemplative.

Birds of Prey Demonstrations

Cotswold Wildlife Park and Gardens
April 19 @ 10:00 am - September 1 @ 4:00 pm

Some birds will swoop low over your heads and some will soar high in the sky over the Park’s beautiful grounds. See a variety of different birds from eagles to owls in these exciting demonstrations by Cotswold Falconry, which take place at 1.00 p.m. and 3.30 p.m. on the lawns in front of the Manor house on the following dates... 19th to 22nd April 4th to 6th May 25th to 27th May 27th-28th July Weekends in August 3rd/4th, 10th/11th, 17th/18th,…

Artweeks Exhibition at Turrill Sculpture Garden

Turrill Sculpture Garden
May 4 - May 25

For their 2019 Artweeks Exhibition which runs through the 3 weeks of the festival the Turrill Garden through Summertown Library will be exhibiting and selling the work of six women; Pamela Armitage and Pip Stacey working in glowing glass, Janet Cross in fine porcelain, Julie Grose with ingenious metal sculptures and Sue Bains and Rachel Woods in stone. They are all fine artists/sculptors who bring a freshness to their pieces that works perfectly in this peaceful garden setting.


Matisse, drawing with scissors, late works 1950-1954

The Oxfordshire Museum
May 4 @ 10:00 am - June 2 @ 5:00 pm

French painter, sculptor and designer, Henri Matisse (1869-1954) This exhibition features 35 lithographic prints of the famous cut outs, produced in the last four years of his life and includes many of his iconic images such as The Snail and the Blue Nudes.


Angie Lewin | Meadow and Shore

Sara Wiseman Gallery
May 4 @ 10:00 am - May 25 @ 5:30 pm

Sarah Wiseman Gallery is proud to announce 'Meadow and Shore' a solo exhibition of new prints by Angie Lewin. Featuring brand-new prints, this will be Angie's second solo exhibition at Sarah Wiseman Gallery. She says, 'The native wildflowers of England and Scotland are the subject of the limited-edition wood engravings, linocuts and screen-prints in this exhibition. 'From the Outer Hebrides to the North Norfolk coast and places in-between, I depict plant forms against the backdrop of shore, sea and sky.…


Alyn Shipton’s New Orleans Friends Featuring Adrian Cox (Clarinet) Play Jazz at Vespers

SJE Arts
May 22 @ 8:00 pm

Does New Orleans jazz belong in church? 65 years ago, in Oxford, Ohio, the celebrated New Orleans clarinettist George Lewis recorded his album ‘Jazz at Vespers’. His band was the leading New Orleans revivalist band at the time, comprising veterans who had been in on the birth of jazz. Playing in an Episcopal church, they focused on the spirituals and hymns that had been part of the music from the start. Tonight’s band, led by BBC Radio 3's Alyn Shipton,…

Touching the Earth

North Wall Arts Centre
May 23 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 10:00am, repeating until June 1, 2019

Addy Gardner and Martin Smith, each distinct in their practice and chosen medium, share a love of the core elements, expressing through landscape and nature, the essence of their subject. Treading a fine line between figuration and abstraction, Addy Gardner invites the viewer to journey between an earthly landscape and a canvas of dreams. Her paintings aspire to ‘Peak Experience’ where the viewer releases their sense of self to a sense of oneness within nature. Gardner commands an ability to…

Free Display - Leonardo da Vinci and National Identity WB

Leonardo da Vinci and National Identity on Medals and Money

Ashmolean Museum
May 23 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 10:00am, repeating until July 14, 2019

2019 marks the 500th anniversary of Leonardo’s death and the 350th anniversary of the first commemorative medal in his honour, struck in Louis XIV’s mint. This display examines interpretations of Leonardo as a representative of national identity on medals and money from 1669 to the present.


A Hundred Different Words For Love

The Old Fire Station
May 23 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm

Three years ago, James met the love of his life. A year ago, they broke up. This is James’s story of falling in love and landing broken hearted. It’s also about him being Best Man of Honour at Sarah and Emma’s wedding. And it’s the story of a quest: to find the right words to make sense of love. A hilarious, heart-lifting story of romance, despair, and friendship – from one of the UK’s most acclaimed storytellers. Featuring live music,…

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