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Exhibitions - Museum of Oxford

All exhibitions are FREE entry.

Visit the Museum’s permanent Explore Oxford galleries at the front of the Town Hall, to discover the story of Oxford and its people.

The Museum also offers an exciting programme of temporary exhibitions. Based in the Town Hall Gallery and Gallery Corridor, these range from exhibitions by local artists to exhibitions curated by local community groups.

For Gallery opening times see visiting the Museum. The Gallery Corridor is open when the Town Hall is open.


The Gallery and Gallery Corridor


Oxford Through Ours Eyes montage

22 November 2014 - 10 January 2015

Oxford through Our Eyes, Gallery

A community exhibition which invites visitors to see the city in a new light.

Bringing together artwork and displays created by local community groups and young people, exploring their experiences of the city around them. Including work by local Traveller communities, Isis Academy, Oxfordshire Learning and Skills, Oxford Roller Derby Team, and young people from Barton and Littlemore. Oxford through Our Eyes also showcases work from the Lost Voices of Oxford’s Great War Project and the Cowley Road Carnival Creative Signposting Project. Come prepared to see things differently and be surprised!

The exhibition includes a display of textiles, photography and artwork capturing stories from two of Oxfordshire's Traveller communities. Linking to a complimentary exhibition at the Pitt Rivers Museum, from 5 December 2014 - 18 January 2015. Read more about the Oxfordshire Travellers' Stories Project here.

PDF icon Oxford Through Our Eyes Poster (PDF)


Skyline picture


1 December 2014 - 30 January 2015

Oxford Art: Seasons Change (Andrew Manson), Gallery Corridor

Paintings and prints by Oxford artist Andrew Manson.

An exhibition featuring the changing seasons of Oxford and the local characters of this vivid and exciting city.

The works feature Oxford's prominent landmarks and lesser-known places throughout spring, summer, autumn and winter in Andrew's technicolour unique style.



22 January - 7 February 2015

AIMS EXPO 2015, Gallery

AIMS is a group of artists who are sufferers or survivors of mental health conditions. The group was formed a decade ago and has exhibited together annually since.

The group exhibit paintings, drawings, photography, sculptures and poetry. Their work is very varied but always colourful, interesting and imaginative.

They also have various degrees of training from outsider artists to formally trained ones but they are all united in their desire to create and to use this creativity to benefit their lives.




3 – 27 February 2015

Beautiful Blooms: A Splash of Summer in February, FREE, Gallery Corridor






14 February - 14 March 2015

Oxford Art Society Members' exhibition, FREE, Gallery

An exhibition showcasing the work of the Oxford Art Society painters, sculptors and printmakers, founded in 1891. The annual autumn Open Exhibition features work from artists living within 30 miles of Oxford, selected by a panel of members and an independent judge.

Visit the Oxford Art Society website.



Art work

2 - 30 March 2015

Looking Through You, FREE, Gallery Corridor

An exhibition of photographs taken by Frank Newhofer that show images from around the world and that focus on pictures which try to evoke questions about 'looking…






2 - 29 April 2015

Portraits of Oxford People, FREE, Gallery Corridor

A collection of Portraits of Oxford People comprising of friends, friends of friends ,family members who have kindly sat for an enthusiastic aspiring portrait painter at the Kennington Portrait Group.

We use a variety of media and are always looking for new subjects to paint please do not hesitate to volunteer!



2 - 30 May 2015

Poseytude - 'Change the World', FREE, Gallery

Poseytude Gallery presents, in association with Oxfordshire Artweeks, Emerging artists and finalists of "Change the World" art competition displaying original contemporary art. Original paintings, drawings, photography, sculpture and mixed media art will be available to view and buy.

Visit the Poseytude website.





International Exchange Exhibitions - Gallery Package

From 2014, the Museum of Oxford will offer a special Gallery package throughout May to international exchange exhibitions linked to our twin cities.

For more information about this package, download the information pack below.

PDF icon International Exchange Exhibitions - Gallery Package (225kB PDF)


Page last updated 13 January 2015


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