Exhibitions & Displays at the Ashmolean
The Eye of the Needle
1 August-12 October
The Eye of the Needle will display, for the first time in public, a selection of eye-catching, virtuoso 17th century embroideries from the internationally renowned Feller Collection, together with outstanding examples from the Ashmolean’s own holdings.
Until 2 November
The summer exhibition Discovering Tutankhamun will tell the story of one of the most significant archaeological discoveries of the 20th century. Find out more about the hunt for the tomb and the thrill of its discovery, and see Howard Carter’s original records, drawings and photographs.
A View of Chinese Gardens
5 August-30 November
Traditional Chinese gardens represent idealised miniature landscapes by using delicate arrangements of plants, water, rocks and architecture. This display introduces a view of Chinese gardens by showing various artistic depictions of major garden plants and scenes.