22 Sept-24 Jan. One of the most popular deities in the Hindu pantheon of gods, the elephant-headed Ganesha is also the most recognised Hindu god outside of India.
Worshipped as a powerful deity of good fortune, Ganesha's name is invoked at the beginning of any endeavour, from starting a business to building a house.
This exhibition presents a range of representations of Ganesha from the collection of the Ashmolean Museum.
Tues-Wed 10.00-17.00. Thurs-Sat 10.00-19.00. Sun 12.00-17.00. Mon closed.