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October 2020

John Piper Curator’s Tour

2nd October 2020 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

John Piper is one of the most prolific and versatile British artists of the 20th Century. The Museum’s gallery features works from private and public collections, many on display for the first time, which demonstrate Piper’s outstanding ability to diversify from paintings and drawings to stained glass and ceramics. The gallery is shining a spotlight on Piper’s Stones and Bones portfolio. Published in 1978, this ambitious set of 27 prints reproduced the artist’s work across a wide range of media,…

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Artways Art Club – SOLD OUT

3rd October 2020 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

For 11 – 15 year olds 2pm – 4pm Saturdays during term time Taking inspiration from the Museum, its collections and temporary exhibitions, young people work over several months to achieve their Arts Award at Bronze, Silver and Gold level. They have opportunities to work in a range of different media including screen printing, clay modelling and 3D construction, painting, drawing and textiles, and are encouraged to plan their own work around their chosen theme. As part of the Award,…

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‘Art of the Wild: Gertrude Hermes and the Natural World’ Curator Tour

5th October 2020 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Final Curator Tour for ‘Art of the Wild: Gertrude Hermes and the Natural World’ Hermes, an innovative wood engraver and printmaker, had a restless curiosity about the natural world, including the River Thames. An Ashmolean Museum exhibition, it includes fish and flower prints as well as her monumental coloured linocuts of the 1950s. Find out more about the exhibition. Tickets – for which advance online booking is essential (no walk up tickets available) – are now on sale for Curator…

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Tiny Toads – SOLD OUT

8th October 2020 @ 10:15 am - 11:00 am

 Join us every Thursday for film, craft activities and fun, bringing the Museum to life for your little ones. Each week will feature the exclusive film premiere of 'Storytime with Maddy' with a different theme and characters.  There will be things to make, colour and create and a visit to the galleries to see the object, painting or exhibition that inspired the session.  Children will discover the treasures in our collection and gain confidence in themselves and the Museum setting.…

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John Piper Curator’s Tour

9th October 2020 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

John Piper is one of the most prolific and versatile British artists of the 20th Century. The Museum’s gallery features works from private and public collections, many on display for the first time, which demonstrate Piper’s outstanding ability to diversify from paintings and drawings to stained glass and ceramics. The gallery is shining a spotlight on Piper’s Stones and Bones portfolio. Published in 1978, this ambitious set of 27 prints reproduced the artist’s work across a wide range of media,…

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Artways Art Club

10th October 2020 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

For 11 – 15 year olds 2pm – 4pm Saturdays during term time Taking inspiration from the Museum, its collections and temporary exhibitions, young people work over several months to achieve their Arts Award at Bronze, Silver and Gold level. They have opportunities to work in a range of different media including screen printing, clay modelling and 3D construction, painting, drawing and textiles, and are encouraged to plan their own work around their chosen theme. As part of the Award,…

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Tiny Toads – SOLD OUT

15th October 2020 @ 10:15 am - 11:00 am

Join us every Thursday for film, craft activities and fun, bringing the Museum to life for your little ones. Each week will feature the exclusive film premiere of 'Storytime with Maddy' with a different theme and characters.  There will be things to make, colour and create and a visit to the galleries to see the object, painting or exhibition that inspired the session.  Children will discover the treasures in our collection and gain confidence in themselves and the Museum setting.…

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The Henley Story Curator Tour

15th October 2020 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Bringing the history of Henley to life We're excited to shed new light and insights into some of the older items in the Museum with this new, intimate Curator Tour. Max 8 people. Book now. Discover the rich history of Henley on Thames, made famous by the Henley Royal Regatta, on a new and informative guided tour showcasing some unique and historic items from the collection. From the first evidence of human activity in this area, 250,000 years ago, through…

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John Piper Curator’s Tour

16th October 2020 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

John Piper is one of the most prolific and versatile British artists of the 20th Century. The Museum’s gallery features works from private and public collections, many on display for the first time, which demonstrate Piper’s outstanding ability to diversify from paintings and drawings to stained glass and ceramics. The gallery is shining a spotlight on Piper’s Stones and Bones portfolio. Published in 1978, this ambitious set of 27 prints reproduced the artist’s work across a wide range of media,…

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Artways Art Club

17th October 2020 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

For 11 – 15 year olds 2pm – 4pm Saturdays during term time Taking inspiration from the Museum, its collections and temporary exhibitions, young people work over several months to achieve their Arts Award at Bronze, Silver and Gold level. They have opportunities to work in a range of different media including screen printing, clay modelling and 3D construction, painting, drawing and textiles, and are encouraged to plan their own work around their chosen theme. As part of the Award,…

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