Events for 31st August 2020 - 19th September 2020

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August 2020

‘Art of the Wild: Gertrude Hermes and the Natural World’ Self-Led Exhibition Visits

31st August 2020 @ 10:30 am - 3:45 pm

Last chance to see ‘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 Self-led Exhibition…

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September 2020

Wind in the Willows – Self-Guided Visits

3rd September 2020 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Have you missed the story of Ratty and friends? Our Wind in the Willows gallery is OPEN again! Visit The Wind in the Willows like never before – in your own exclusive family group (40 mins per visit per household or support bubble – max of 6 people). Mole has been working very hard these many months spring-cleaning – sweeping and dusting. Now that, with aching back, he’s finally able to throw down his brush, he and his friends are…

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Wind in the Willows – Self-Guided Visits

4th September 2020 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Have you missed the story of Ratty and friends? Our Wind in the Willows gallery is OPEN again! Visit The Wind in the Willows like never before – in your own exclusive family group (40 mins per visit per household or support bubble – max of 6 people). Mole has been working very hard these many months spring-cleaning – sweeping and dusting. Now that, with aching back, he’s finally able to throw down his brush, he and his friends are…

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Wind in the Willows – Self-Guided Visits

5th September 2020 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Have you missed the story of Ratty and friends? Our Wind in the Willows gallery is OPEN again! Visit The Wind in the Willows like never before – in your own exclusive family group (40 mins per visit per household or support bubble – max of 6 people). Mole has been working very hard these many months spring-cleaning – sweeping and dusting. Now that, with aching back, he’s finally able to throw down his brush, he and his friends are…

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Wind in the Willows – Self-Guided Visits

6th September 2020 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Have you missed the story of Ratty and friends? Our Wind in the Willows gallery is OPEN again! Visit The Wind in the Willows like never before – in your own exclusive family group (40 mins per visit per household or support bubble – max of 6 people). Mole has been working very hard these many months spring-cleaning – sweeping and dusting. Now that, with aching back, he’s finally able to throw down his brush, he and his friends are…

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Wind in the Willows – Self-Guided Visits

7th September 2020 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Have you missed the story of Ratty and friends? Our Wind in the Willows gallery is OPEN again! Visit The Wind in the Willows like never before – in your own exclusive family group (40 mins per visit per household or support bubble – max of 6 people). Mole has been working very hard these many months spring-cleaning – sweeping and dusting. Now that, with aching back, he’s finally able to throw down his brush, he and his friends are…

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Wind in the Willows Family Fun

13th September 2020 @ 10:15 am - 4:00 pm

Have you missed Toad, Ratty, Mole and Badger? Explore their world in these special family sessions with things to make, colour, and create.  Maddy will weave her storytelling magic and you might even meet Mr Toad! Sessions will take place: 10.15 - 11.30am, 11.45am - 1.00pm, 1.15 - 2.30pm and 2.45 - 4.00pm. Pre-booking is essential and places are limited so book a session and bring your friends! Children £5, adults £3, maximum of 2 adults per child.  Museum admission…

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Tiny Toads

17th September 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

18th September 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

19th September 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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