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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


Image of Broad Street

20 September - 8 November 2014

J A Shuffrey: A Celebration in Pictures, Gallery

An exhibition celebrating the work of renowned local artist James Allen Shuffrey to celebrate 155 years since his birth.

Featuring original paintings of local Oxford scenes painted by Shuffrey in the early 20th century, side by side with contemporary photographic and painted responses by Oxfordshire MIND and the Museum of Oxford Art Group.


Vegetable stall owner

1 - 30 October 2014

Kabul: Portraits from a Troubled City (Roger Gilboy), Gallery Corridor

An exhibition of black and white portraits of local residents of Kabul by Oxford photographer Roger Gilboy.

Accompanied by a series of colour photographs showing them in context with their surroundings.




3 - 29 November 2014

Tutti Frutti (Elena Henshaw), Gallery Corridor

Elena Henshaw is an Oxford-based figurative artist with interest in various subjects from portraiture to still-life and landscape. This exhibition features a series of colourful small works in a traditional, multi-layered technique in oil paints, unusually decorated with chunky, oak frames.

Tutti Frutti explores the variety of colourful imagery that is presented to us through seemingly mundane objects such as fruit and vegetables.


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! Oxford through Our Eyes brings together artwork and displays created by local community groups and young people who have worked with the Museum of Oxford over the past year.

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.


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.





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 11 September 2014


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