As From Scriptoria to the Printing Press, the exibition currently open in the Upper Library, features a fully functional 'one-pull press', we also offer a series of workshops on the history of early printing.
Updated: Wednesday 20th November 2013 16:11
This exhibition, curated by Cristina Neagu, together with Rowena Archer and David Rundle, highlights the process of creating new books during the period of transition from manuscript to print.
Updated: Monday 21st October 2013 12:19
This exhibition, curated by Janet McMullin and Cristina Neagu, invites the viewer to explore the realm of nonsense poetry in the works of Lewis Carroll. On this occasion we have selected material focusing on Father William, Jabberwocky and the Walrus and the Carpenter.
Created: Tuesday 6th August 2013
This exhibition, curated by Judith Curthoys, allows an insight into the often surprising contents of Christ Church archives. Apart from various versions and drafts of the Statutes, examination papers, documents related to the academic curriculum or the more light-hearted side of college life, Past Perfect at the Cardinal's College
also introduces the viewer to a series of artefacts.
Updated: Monday 17th June 2013 15:59
On the 16 January 2013 a new exhibition opened in the Library at Christ Church...
Updated: Wednesday 23rd January 2013 15:49
Although gems are modest in size, gem engraving was a major art in antiquity. From the Renaissance on Greek and Roman intaglios and cameos were collected, observed and copied. Scholars could learn about the appearance of gem subjects through publications, often initiated by their almost obsessive collectors, but also through the expanding production of impressions and casts of gems in a variety of materials.
Updated: Thursday 14th March 2013 11:35
Much of the music displayed in this exhibition was donated to Christ Church by Henry Aldrich (1648-1710), who was an undergraduate at this college, then a tutor, sub-dean, and finally dean.
Updated: Thursday 5th September 2013 11:56
Celebrating the completion of the online Catalogue of the Music collection
On Friday 2 November 2012, 10:30am - 5:00pm
Christ Church Blue Boar Lecture Theatre
Updated: Thursday 18th October 2012 14:03
An exhibition of photographs, books, sketches and other objects, to celebrate the 150th anniversary of the boat trip which led to the publication of Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland.
Updated: Thursday 18th October 2012 8:32
This is the first anatomical atlas to use dozens of engravings superimposed as a series of opening flaps as method of illustration. It is also the first conservation project undertaken by the Oxford Conservation Consortium following Christ Church joining in October 2010.
Updated: Thursday 18th October 2012 8:34