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Japanese Ghosts and Demons: Ukiyo-e prints from the Ashmolean

29 September - 27 February 2011. Designed to coincide with Hallowe'en, the Ashmolean presents an exhibition of 19th-century Japanese woodblock prints from its own collection, focusing on the work of r...
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The Pre-Raphaelites and Italy

15 September - 5 December 2010. Within its four new temporary-exhibition galleries, the Ashmolean presents a comprehensive exhibition dedicated to the influence of Italy on the Pre-Raphaelite Brotherh...
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'My wit was always working': John Aubrey and the Development of Experimental Science

Until 31 October 2010. The Bodleian summer exhibition celebrates the intellectual legacy of that 17th-century man of science and culture, John Aubrey (1626-1697). Highly gifted, Aubrey was one of...
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Sacred Faces: Icons in Oxford

25 August - 19 December 2010. Christ Church gallery hosts an exhibition of Greek and Russian icons from is own collection as well as from that of the Ashmolean museum, many of which have rarely been s...
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Superheroes

3 July - 12 September 2010. The Oxfordshire Museum provides a light-hearted and entertaining exhibition for all the family, by revealing background information regarding superhero characters such as S...
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The Firing Line: Depictions of Conflict in the Collection of General John Guise

25 May - 29 August 2010. General John Guise (1682 - 1765) was Christ Church Gallery's principal benefactor. He combined his distinguished military career with his passion for Old Master drawings, part...
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Howard Hodgkin: Time and Place

23 June - 6 September 2010. Acclaimed British abstract artist Howard Hodgkin (b. 1932) has said that he paints 'representational pictures of emotional situations'. This major exhibition examines H...
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The Lost World of Old Europe: The Danube Valley: 5000 - 3500 BC

20 May - 15 August 2010. 250 artefacts from 5000 - 3500 BC, including gold and metalwork from the settlements of furthest southeastern Europe, are currently on display in the Ashmolean Museum. Thi...
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A Wonderland of Natural History

24 April - 31 December 2010. The Oxford University Museum of Natural History was built between 1855 and 1860, as a temple to science. Long before its construction however, there was first a campaign t...
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Oxfordshire Visual Arts Festival: Artweeks

8 - 31 May 2010. Once a year, artists and craftspeople in Oxfordshire fling open their studio doors and allow the public to observe them at work. As the majority of artists tend to work in isolated en...
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The Burial of Emperor Haile Selassie: Photographs by Peter Marlow

22 April - 21 November 2010. Haile Selassie (1892 - 1975) was Ethiopia's regent from 1916 to 1930 and Emperor of Ethiopia from 1930 to 1974. Legend has it that his dynasty could be traced back to King...
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C.S. Lewis Tour

Until 22 December 2010. Taking place throughout the year, this tour traces the life of C.S. Lewis, the novelist and academic most famous for 'The Chronicles of Narnia'. The tour is led by Ron Brind, a...
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After Michelangelo

Until 16 May 2010. This exhibition, made up of 33 Old Master drawings bequeathed to Christ Church in 1765 by General John Guise, traces the profound influence that Michelangelo had on the artworld. Th...
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Albania and the Balkan

Albania and the Balkans: Drawings and photographs from the Edith Durham Collection. 1 February
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Coffee Concerts

Until 31 December 2010. Established in 1986, The Oxford Coffee Concerts are now firmly etched into Oxford's cultural calendar, and produce some of Britain's most successful chamber music series. The c...
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Taking Flight: A History of Pegasus Theatre

Until 3 April 2010. Researched and produced by the Oxford Youth Theatre company, this exhibition at the Museum of Oxford provides visitors with the chance to explore the city's rich history. The past...
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Building the New Ashmolean: Drawings and Prints by Weimin He

4 November 2009 - 28 February 2010. Weimin He from China is the Ashmolean artist-in-residence. During the Ashmolean's transition period from the demolition of the old building in 2006 to the completio...
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Miroslaw Balka: Topography & Pawel Althamer: Common Task

12 December 2009 - 7 March 2010. Two exhibitions take place concurrently in Modern Art Oxford. Considered one of the most innovative artists of his generation, Pawel Althamer merges traditional sculpt...
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Crossing Borders: Hebrew Manuscripts as a Meeting-place of Cultures

8 December 2009 - 3 May 2010. The winter exhibition at the Bodleian draws on the library's extensive Hebrew archive which is one of the largest and most important collections of Hebrew manuscripts in...

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