Take a tour of your favourite museums during lockdown
MUSEUMS may be shut physically this weekend, but Oxford’s museums and galleries are hosting a tonne of online exhibitions you can attend.
You can now experience all the exhibitions and cultural shows Oxford has to offer without leaving the comfort of your bedroom.
1. The Ashmolean:
- A daily Ashmolean podcast
- One World Online Festival: This is a celebration of the many communities and faiths of Oxfordshire
- Online Baby Ashmoles: These online sessions are designed for babies under 1 and their parents/carers, and are inspired by the Ashmolean Museum collection. The events include sing-along, play ideas, and a short object talk for the grown-ups.
- Four online exhibitions are also available
Director of the Ashmolean Xa Sturgis said although they ‘can’t wait to have people back in the building’ there is ‘plenty of activity’ still going on at the museum during this lockdown that is available for people to enjoy at home
— Ashmolean Museum (@AshmoleanMuseum) January 7, 2021
2. The Museum of Oxford:
The museum is also hosting several other online exhibitions including: