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Atmospheres: Investigating the Weather from Aristotle to Ozone

20 Nov-7 April. The Museum of the History of Science presents an exhibition that charts the history of meteorology and man's quest to predict the weather accurately. On show are archival documents...
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Love and Devotion: From Persia and Beyond

29 Nov - 28 April. Oxford's Bodleian Library presents an exhibition featuring more than 60 lavishly-decorated Persian manuscripts from its own collection. The works on show include rare examples o...
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Tashmolean at the Ashmolean

In honour of Movember, the global initiative to draw awareness to prostate cancer and other diseases that affect men, Oxford's Ashmolean Museum has put together "Tashmolean", an online album of mousta...
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Threads Of Silk and Gold: Ornamental Textiles from Meiji Japan

9 Nov - 27 Jan 2013. The Ashmolean presents an exhibition of rare ornamental textiles made for western homes during Japan’s Meiji era (1868–1912). The sumptuous textiles were produced...
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Happy Birthday Edward Lear: 200 Years Of Nature And Nonsense

20 September - 6 January 2013. The Ashmolean is staging a comprehensive exhibition dedicated to Edward Lear (1812-1888) on the occasion of the bicentenary his birth. The museum is well-p...
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Contemporary Chinese Art from the Sullivan Collection

24 July - 27 January 2013. The Ashmolean presents a selection of works from the Khoan and Michael Sullivan Collection, one of the foremost collections of modern and contemporary Chinese art in the w...
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Jenny Saville

23 June - 16 September. A major exhibition of work by Cambridge artist Jenny Saville from the early 1990s until the present is currently on show in Oxford. Despite being internationally acclaimed, th...
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The Renaissance in Astronomy

Until 9 September. The Museum of the History of Science examines the developments in astronomical observation during Renaissance times which led to the revelation by Copernicus that the earth is in...
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Dickens and his World

2 June - 28 October. The Bodleian Library celebrates the bicentenary of the birth of Charles Dickens with an exhibition that recalls the world in which he lived. Prompted by quotations from his w...
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The Romance Of The Middle Ages

Until 13 May. The Bodleian Library highlights how romantic stories from mediaeval times have influenced our culture, art and literature over the last thousand years. The colourful exhibition revea...
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The Colonial Album

9 January - 8 April. An exhibition at the Pitt Rivers Museum highlights how albums containing everyday photographs of colonial times can provide a glimpse into a colonial past. Now recognised as i...
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Persecution & Survival

16 Jan - 10 March. This exhibition examines the life of Paul Jacobsthal, a leading Celtic archaeologist who was forced to flee his native Germany in 1936 due to his Jewish background and his study of...
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Mother Goose

2 December - 15 January. Written and directed by Peter Duncan, Mother Goose promises all the favourite Oxford Playhouse pantomime ingredients such as heroes and villains, slapstick humour and songs....
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The Creation Christmas Show

8 December - 7 January. The Creation Christmas show returns to Oxford with its take on Charles Dickens
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Christmas Past and Presents

19 November - 23 December. The Museum of Oxford gets into the festive spirit with its annual Christmas fair and exhibition. Entitled The Season's Greetings, the exhibition displays a collection of...
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Yakusha-e: Kabuki prints, a continuing tradition

29 November - 4 March. A colourful display of prints from the Ashmolean
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Structure Revealed: Protein X-Ray Crystallography in Oxford

11 October - 22 January. The Museum of the History of Science examines the ongoing studies in molecular structures, from Dorothy Hodgkin
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Treasures of the Bodleian

Until 23 December. The Bodleian Library's autumn exhibition displays some of its rarest and most important artefacts, from ancient times to the 20th century. Among the treasures on show are Handel
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Claude Lorrain: The Enchanted Landscape

6 October-8 January 2012. The Ashmolean stages a major exhibition dedicated to master landscape artist Claude Gell
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MADE FOR TRADE

18 July-27 January 2013. Drawing on the Pitt Rivers museum's extensive collections, this long-term exhibition examines global and local trade, offering insights into ancient customs and artefacts...
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