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Printing and Book Binding Workshop

Artists Ellen Love and Lauren Baldwin ran two fantastic workshops teaching us about printmaking and bookbinding. Taking inspiration from William Dobson’s painting created during the Civil War in Oxford at the Ashmolean, we gathered textures and fabrics to make mono … Continue reading

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Journey to the Ancient Near East with lunch at St John’s College

  Thank you to Paul Collins, curator of the Ancient Near East for a fascinating tour of the Ancient Near East gallery on Saturday. We got an insight into some of the choices and challenges curators are faced with when … Continue reading

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CREATIVE CONSULTANTS!

Following the acquisition of a painting by William Dobson set during the Civil War, The Museum is creating a new app for use by families and secondary school students. It will take people on a walking tour from the Ashmolean … Continue reading

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CREATIVE Collograph

At our final meeting of the term we all enjoyed learning and experimenting with collograph print making at an art workshop run by artist Ellen Love. We explored The Ashmolean’s painting about the Civil War by Artist William Dobson, imagining … Continue reading

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Visit to Modern Art Oxford

‘On Saturday we visited Modern Art Oxford to see the new exhibition of Hannah Ryggen’s tapestries. Afterwards we had the opportunity to try some weaving ourselves in an interactive space which gave us an insight into the time and skill … Continue reading

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