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Collecting the Past

Collecting the Past


A range of Chinese paintings created by scholar-artists since the 18th century. These works represent the tradition of collecting the aesthetic taste and values of the Chinese literati who governed China for more than ten centuries.

Gift shopOn-site light refreshmentsPublic toiletsAccepts groups

Disabled access

Maximum group size 15.

Event details

Dates Times
Tue 21 Mar - Sun 22 Oct 2017 10:00 to 17:00



Collecting the Past

Tue 21 Mar - Sun 22 Oct 2017

Collecting the Past: Scholars' Taste in Chinese Art

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Degas Printmaking Workshop

Thu 23 Mar 2017

Discover the great freedom of monotype printmaking, inspired by the abstract landscapes of Degas. A practical workshop suitable for all experience levels. Bring in photographs to work from, all other materials supplied.

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Degas to Picasso Exhibition Tour

Thu 23 Mar 2017

Discover one of the most compelling stories in the history of art – the rise of modernism.

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Degas to Picasso: Creating Modernism in France

Fri 10 Feb - Sun 7 May 2017

In works by Matisse, Manet, Chagall, Renoir, Degas, Léger and Picasso, this ground-breaking exhibition tells one of the most compelling stories in the history of art.

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Hiroshige's View of Mount Fuji

Fri 17 Feb - Sun 26 Mar 2017

Utagawa Hiroshige (1797-1858) created numerous woodblock prints of Mount Fuji over the course of his career. This exhibition highlights views of Fuji from several different series.

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Ashmolean Museum


Beaumont Street,

Exhibition, Tue 21 Mar - Sun 22 Oct 2017



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Road Nearest major road is A40. Situated in centre of Oxford.

Public Transport Nearest station is Oxford. From the station turn left, walk up Hythe Bridge Street, cross over the bridge, turn left up Worcester Street, turn right into Beaumont Street. The museum is at the end on the left.


  • Gift shopGift shop
  • On-site light refreshmentsOn-site light refreshments
  • Public toiletsPublic toilets
  • Accepts groupsAccepts groups
  • Disabled accessDisabled access

Maximum group size 15.