Exhibitions & Displays: Past
28th February 2013 to 19th May 2013
The Ashmolean’s 2013 exhibition programme opens with the Museum’s first major exhibition of contemporary art. Xu Bing has become one of China’s best known and critically acclaimed artists, exhibiting in solo exhibitions and winning awards around the world. Landscape Landscript will be the first exhibition devoted to his landscapes.
9th November 2012 to 27th January 2013
This autumn, the Ashmolean Museum presents the first exhibition devoted to the art of Meiji textiles ever to be held outside Japan.
23rd October 2012 to 23rd April 2013
Explore the importance of gold in British history - the origin of the precious metal, the administrative and technical aspects of minting, and the design of finished coins.
20th September 2012 to 6th January 2013
To celebrate the bicentenary of Edward Lear (1812–1888) the Ashmolean is holding an exhibition covering all aspects of his work.
24th July 2012 to 27th January 2013
Belonging to the leading scholar on Chinese art, Prof Michael Sullivan, the Sullivan Collection is one of the most important groups of modern and contemporary Chinese art in the West.