The Ashmolean Museum

The Ashmolean Museum

Aonia's selection of online events from the Ashmolean Museum
Location: Oxford, UK.
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  • 2022.10.04 | War in Art and Literature

    Book here: https://www.ashmolean.org/event/war-in-art-and-literature-talk

    EVENT DESCRIPTION
    "The British War Propaganda Bureau appointed Sir Muirhead Bone as Britain’s first official war artist in May 1916. Art historian Alice Foster will take us through a short selection of the major artists ...

  • 2022.10.07 | Cracking Ancient Codes

    Book here: https://www.ashmolean.org/event/cracking-ancient-codes-7-october

    EVENT DESCRIPTION
    "With Andrew Robinson, author of biographies of Jean-François Champollion, Thomas Young and Michael Ventris, and also Lost Languages: The Enigma of the World’s Undeciphered Scripts
    Undeciphered ancien...

  • 2022.10.19 | Birds and the Bees: Colour in Victorian Nature

    Book here: https://www.ashmolean.org/event/birds-and-bees-colour-in-victorian-nature-talk

    EVENT DESCRIPTION
    "Following John Ruskin’s dictum to ‘go to nature in all singleness of heart… rejecting nothing, selecting nothing and scorning nothing’, many Victorian artists were drawn outdoors to rev...

  • 2022.10.31 | Laura Knight: Women and Artist

    Book here: https://www.ashmolean.org/event/laura-knight-woman-and-artist-talks

    COURSE DESCRIPTION
    "Dame Laura Knight (1877– 1970) was a successful British artist who cast her own original light on the whole of society at a time of perpetual flux and upheaval...
    In these three talks, Tim Wilcox...

  • 2022.11.01 | The Pre-Raphaelite 'Brotherhood' Revised

    Book here: https://www.ashmolean.org/event/pre-raphaelite-models-and-artists-talk

    EVENT DESCRIPTION
    "The Pre-Raphaelite artists were enamoured of both Elizabeth Siddal (1829-1862) and Marie Spartali Stillman (1844-1927), and their beauty was captured in so many of their works of art... Join us...

  • 2022.11.02 | The Pre-Raphaelites Oxford

    Book here: https://www.ashmolean.org/event/pre-raphaelites-in-oxford-exhibition-talk

    EVENT DESCRIPTION
    "There are many connections between the artists of the Pre-Raphalite movement and the city of Oxford. A number of artists connected to the Pre-Raphaelites – Edward Burne-Jones, William Morris...

  • 2022.11.03 | Celebrating the 150 years of William de Morgan

    Book here: https://www.ashmolean.org/event/william-de-morgan-150-years-talk

    EVENT DESCRIPTION
    "Speaker Sarah Hardy will discuss de Morgan's beautiful ceramics and the business which produced them. She'll explore his early years in Chelsea and you'll get to know the staff who worked for him the...

  • 2022.11.03 | The East in the West

    Book here: https://www.ashmolean.org/event/the-east-in-the-west-talks

    COURSE DESCRIPTION
    "In this series of three short talks you will explore the impact of Eastern European artists on British art in the 20th century focusing on these themes:
    - Out of Whitechapel: Jewish Artists in the Early 2...

  • 2022.11.08 | At Home in Antiquity

    Book here: https://www.ashmolean.org/event/at-home-in-antiquity

    EVENT DESCRIPTION
    "The artist Sir Lawrence Alma-Tadema was one of the leading Victorian painters of his day. His work is most frequently recognised by his theatrical and often light-hearted paintings of scenes of ancient Greece an...

  • 2022.11.15 | Pointillism Short Course

    Book here: https://www.ashmolean.org/event/pointillism-course

    COURSE DESCRIPTION
    "Pointillism grew not only from the liberation that the Impressionist brushstroke encouraged. During the 1880s, Parisian artists studied scientific colour theories that led them to depict the same subjects Impress...

  • 2022.11.25 | Take Three Painters

    Book here: https://www.ashmolean.org/event/three-painters-van-gogh-toulouse-lautrec-matisse-talks

    COURSE DESCRIPTION
    "Talk 1 Van Gogh: A Life in Places
    Exploring some of the unusual motifs he preferred as he pursued his artistic career moving from place to place, and including many quotations ...

  • 2022.12.07 | The Extraordinary Journey of Lustreware

    Book here: https://www.ashmolean.org/event/lustreware-talk

    EVENT DESCRIPTION
    "First used in 10th-century Iraq, lustreware experienced many adaptations as craftsmen from countries as diverse as Iran, Spain, Mexico, and Britain explored its technical complexities and aesthetic virtues.
    In this l...