No further events are anticipated at present (as of 4 January 2022)
Lecture: Professor Amy C. Smith (University of Reading), Drawing and Winckelmann’s taste for elegant simplicity
Date: Wednesday, 20th November, 5:15pm, in the Upper Library at Christ Church
This talk by Professor Smith, Curator of the Ure Museum of Greek Archaeology at University of Reading, launched the online exhibit Winckelmann and Curiosity in the 18th-Century Gentleman’s Library following the successful physical exhibit of the same name, presented as a collaboration between the Ure Museum of Greek Archaeology and The Upper Library, Christ Church, Oxford, from 29 June–26 October 2018. See also our video in which the curators’—Katherine Harloe, Cristina Neagu and Amy C. Smith—discuss this exhibit.
Free school sessions for Key Stage 3 and 4
Alongside the exhibition on Winckelmann and Curiosity, the Ure Museum of Greek Archaeology designed a programme of activities suitable for Key Stage 3 (Art and Design: The reception of ancient Greek Art in the 18th century and today) and Key Stage 4 (Art & Design and English: All roads lead to Rome). For more information and booking a session, contact email@example.com
The Grand Tour: How Classical Art Went Viral in England
The Ure Museum of Greek Archaeology designed a programme of family activities to accompany Winckelmann and Curiosity in the 18th-Century Gentleman’s Library exhibition in Christ Church Upper Library. These sessions explore the importance of the Grand Tour and Winckelmann’s publications in the dissemination of Classical art in Great Britain. Admission is free but booking essential firstname.lastname@example.org