» Past Exhibitions
Updated: Tuesday 18th June 2013 12:05
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In May 2013 the National Gallery in London staged the first major exhibition of works by the Umbrian artist Federico Barocci (c. 1533 - 1612): Federico Barocci - Brilliance and Grace . To tie in with this seminal London exhibition, Christ Church Picture Gallery exhibited five drawings by Federico Barocci from its own collection.
Updated: Thursday 5th September 2013 15:03
Updated: Tuesday 14th May 2013 13:41
28th October - 17th December 2012
Updated: Tuesday 19th February 2013 13:13
13th June - 15th October 2012
This exhibition celebrated the human body as seen by Renaissance and Baroque artists and celebrated Olympic ideals. With over 30 drawings from Christ Church permanent collection, it demonstrated how artists explore the physical beauty of the human form.
Updated: Tuesday 14th May 2013 13:42
27th June - 22nd October 2012
An exhibition to commemorate 150 years since Charles Dodgson (alias Lewis Carroll) invented and told the story of Alice's Adventures in Wonderland for the first time, at a boat party and picnic on the river Thames.
Updated: Tuesday 23rd October 2012 12:52
27th May - 24th June 2012
This exhibition showed rarely-seen works by the Oxfordshire-based artist Peter Rhoades. His artistic interest is intensely focused on the varied forms of printmaking, a subject that he also taught and explored during his time as a lecturer at the Ruskin School of Drawing, the University of Oxford's faculty of fine art.
Updated: Wednesday 17th October 2012 14:21
15th February - 4th June 2012
Dress was (and still is) a sign of identity; be it imposed by regulation or selected by choice. The visual arts have used this as an easy way to depict and characterise figures.
Updated: Tuesday 14th May 2013 13:45
5th October - 23rd December 2011 - (extended to 5th February 2012)
This exhibition allowed the viewer to celebrate the singular elegance and spirit of French draughtsmanship.
Christ Church’s collection of almost 2000 Old Master Drawings contains fewer than forty sheets from the French School of which almost all were on show.
Updated: Tuesday 14th May 2013 13:37