Exhibitions, events and talks at The Oxfordshire Museum | Oxfordshire County Council

Exhibitions, events and talks at The Oxfordshire Museum

Admission to exhibitions at The Oxfordshire Museum is free.

Exhibition and events calendar

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20 Years of Treasure

23 September to 31 March

The aim of the exhibition is to celebrate 20 years of both the Treasure Act and the Portable Antiquities scheme and its contribution to our...

 
Photo of Lucienne Day

Lucienne Day

13 January to 4 March

The famous Festival of Britain held in 1951 saw the launch of the career of Lucienne Day. She was one of the pioneering designers of the 20th century...

 
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British wildlife photography

10 March to 29 April

Showcasing the winning entries and runners-up form the 2017 British Wildlife                ...

 

An afternoon with their favourite finds

17 March

Celebrating the 20 Years of Treasure exhibition archaeologists, volunteers, detectorists and Museum Friends invite you to join them to share their...

 
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Raising horizons

21 March to 20 April

Portraits, posed by women working in the field today, of their historical counterpart. The exhibition brings to life forgotten women from the past...

 

Talk: May Morris: Art and Life by Rowan Bain

24 March

Exploring the life and work of William Morris' younger daughter, a significant artist within the British Arts & Crafts movement.

 
TOM Tots

TOM Tots

3 April

Music, stories and rhymes for the under fives

 
Family fun drop-ins

Scissors, snips and silhouettes

3 April

Create fun pictures using animal shapes in this family fun drop-in session

 
Family fun drop-in

Light Magic family fun drop-in

5 April

Using shapes and shadows to create framed images

 
TOM Tots

TOM Tots

10 April

Music, stories and rhymes for the under fives

 
Family fun drop-in

Crow crowns and Hawk hats

10 April

Make your own beaky themed headwear in this family fun drop-in

 
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Creature comforts

12 April

Design and make your own model creature and create its habitat in this family fun drop-in

 
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Talk: Trowelblazers and raising horizons

14 April

A member of the team behind the inspiring raising horizons exhibition will discuss what influenced them to set up the project.

 

Oxford textile artists

5 May to 3 June

25th anniversary exhibition will take you through wonderful range of colour, texture and stitch.  Both traditional and contemporary textile...

 

Talk: Fighting on Different Fronts By Peter Vass

26 May

Discover how propaganda images of women in the First World War marked a change in perceptions and their role in society.

 
Colour-Lab with Science Oxford

Colour-Lab with Science Oxford

30 May

Join the Science Oxford team for a playful exploration of the science of colour. Investigate how colours are made and what happens when they are...

 
Colour-Lab with Science Oxford

Colour-Lab with Science Oxford

30 May

Join the Science Oxford team for a playful exploration of the science of colour. Investigate how colours are made and what happens when they're...

 
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Peter Rabbit – Mischief and mayhem

16 June to 8 September

Bunnies will be bouncing all over the Museum this summer, as Peter Rabbit hops, skips and jumps right off the page in this interactive exhibition...

 

Download a leaflet

For a full range of all the events read the The Oxfordshire Museum leaflet (pdf format, 7Mb).

Museum talks

Friends of The Oxfordshire Museum

Regular lectures and talks are held by this registered charity which supports the work of the museum. 

Victorian Oxfordshire Gallery

Discover life in Victorian times in our latest permanent gallery. Learn about Queen Victoria, the Great Exhibition, houses and homes, schools, religion, past times, farming and sanitation - don't miss the talking toilet. Read more about our workshops for schools.

Exciting new 3D exhibit

Now open in the Introductory Gallery is an exciting new 3D display of treasures acquired through the portable antiques scheme. This imaginative approach using innovative technology brings these small and intricate objects to life.

Children's activities

Family backpacks, trails, workshops and craft activities for children and families.

Those were the days - reminiscence sessions

Do you have memories of Woodstock and the surrounding villages? We have started a monthly group for people to meet up, reminisce about the old days and share memories.

Meetings are at 2pm – 4pm at The Coach House Learning Centre, The Oxfordshire Museum. Cost is £1 per person. Tea and coffee will be served. Events, dates and more information.

 

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Soldiers of The Oxfordshire Museum 

Exhibitions, events and activities at the Soldiers of The Oxfordshire Museum.

Last reviewed
19 January 2018
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