Admission to talks: £10 to include a glass of wine Talk start time: Admission at 6.30 pm, Talk begins at 7.00 pm A talk with Jude Barrett Jude Barrett is an Education Officer for Adults at the Ashmolean Museum Oxford. She has worked for the Ashmolean for 14 years, firstly looking after education for adults, families and [...]
Hiroshige's Japan: Views of Mount Fuji Admission to talks: £10 to include a glass of wine Talk start time: Admission at 6.30 pm, Talk begins at 7.00 pm A talk with Clare Pollard, curator of our special exhibition, from the Ashmolean Museum, Oxford.
Linda is one of our amazing volunteers at the museum. She attended the talk on the 18th May on our current display of the local Bredon Hill Hoard. I went to the Broadway Museum and Art Gallery evening talk on 18th May, and this month the talk was was about local archaeology. This was to tie [...]
Invited guests enjoyed their recent evening viewing of our summer exhibition which has just opened - Embroidered Bodies: Garments, stitches and stories from the Ashmolean. The exhibition will run until 10th September. The exhibition takes you on a journey through Egypt, the Greek Islands, Saudi Arabia, Central Asia, Pakistan, India and China. A fascinating look at [...]
The current exhibition at Ashmolean Museum Broadway is etchings, watercolours and drawings by F.L. Griggs. But who is he? And what is his local connection? Frederick Landseer Maur Griggs was born in 1876 in Hitchin and lived until 1938. He was an etcher, draughtsman and illustrator, who trained as an architect, and moved to nearby Chipping [...]
(c) Ashmolean Museum Oxford This beautiful watercolour is the final piece in the current F.L. Griggs exhibition at the Ashmolean Museum Broadway. Operations Assistant Sarah and volunteer Cliff agree it is a fantastic finale to an interesting exhibition. Many of the pieces in the exhibition are etchings and pen and ink drawings by [...]
British Born Edward Lear was "probably the best ornithological illustrator that ever was," according to fan David Attenborough. And one of his illustrations of a parrot flew over to the Ashmolean Museum Broadway as part of the popular Travels and Nonsense exhibition. This exhibition displays many watercolours and sketches from his travels around Europe as [...]