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SUN 28 SEP

World War One

Ashmolean Museum, Oxford

Run by: Ashmolean Museum

Study artistic representations of the Great War.

clock10:30–16:00

Suitable for 14+

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Study artistic representations of the Great War. Investigate the heroics of Lady Butler's paintings, the horrors of the trenches depicted by Paul Nash and Otto Dix, the haunting melancholia expressed in the music of John Foulds and Ralph Vaughn Williams and the healing redemption found in the Sandham Chapel murials of Stanley Spencer.

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Ashmolean Museum

Beaumont Street, Oxford, OX1 2PH

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Oxford's Ashmolean Museum is the country's oldest public museum and home to one of the most important collections of Show more… art and archaeology to be found anywhere.

The collections span the civilisations of east and west, charting the aspirations of humankind from the Neolithic era to the present day. Among its treasures are the world's largest collection of Raphael drawings, the most important collection of pre-Dynastic Egyptian material in Europe, the only great Minoan collection in Britain, the finest Anglo-Saxon collections outside the British Museum and the foremost collection of modern Chinese art in the Western world.
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Oxford's Ashmolean Museum is the country's oldest public museum and home to one of the most important collections of art and archaeology to be found anywhere.

The collections span the civilisations of east and west, charting the aspirations of humankind from the Neolithic era to the present day. Among its treasures are the world's largest collection of Raphael drawings, the most important collection of pre-Dynastic Egyptian material in Europe, the only great Minoan collection in Britain, the finest Anglo-Saxon collections outside the British Museum and the foremost collection of modern Chinese art in the Western world.

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This activity is organised and run by Ashmolean Museum.

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