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Please find below the exhibitions programme between now and early next year and when you can, call in and see the talents represented there...
Special Exhibitions Programme
Touching Art Touching You BlindArt Permanent Collection 5 February– Thursday 31 March Mon– Sat. 10am– 5pm Free The art world’s ultimate taboo is banished! Explore art through touch. In this fresh concept in the visual arts visitors are actively encouraged to use touch and other senses to experience the paintings and sculptures. This family-friendly exhibition opens up art in a special way to visually impaired and sighted visitors alike. In partnership with Oxfordshire Association for the Blind.
Graduate Art & Design Exhibition: Then & Now Highlights from graduates of Oxfordshire School of Creative Arts in Banbury 9 April – 18 June (former graduates) and 25 June – 16 July (new graduates) Mon – Sat. 10am – 5pm (Bank holidays 10.30am – 4.30pm) Free An exhibition in two parts, featuring a selection of the best artwork from new and former graduates of Oxfordshire School of Creative Arts in Banbury. Includes Fine Art, Graphic Design & Illustration, Design Crafts, and Photography.
Holograms 2 23 July – 3 September Mon – Sat. 10am – 5pm (Bank holidays 10.30am – 4.30pm) Free After the success of the Holograms exhibition in 2008 we welcome another spectacular 3D exhibition. Enjoy holograms by leading holographic artists using a wide variety of techniques, including animated 3D images that you don’t need special glasses to see.
Art 2 2011open art exhibition and competition 17 September – 26 November Mon – Sat. 10am – 5pm Free to visit A dual-venue exhibition with The Mill Arts Centre, showcasing the best recent work by artists from North Oxfordshire and the surrounding areas. The best entries will be selected by a panel of judges. Artwork in all media may be submitted. To join a mailing list to receive details and an entry form (available Summer 2011) please contact the museum on firstname.lastname@example.org or 01295 753752.
Revealed: The Underwear Revolution 3 December 2011- 18 February 2012 Mon – Sat. 10am – 5pm (Bank holidays 10.30am – 4.30pm) Free “Revealed” is a celebration as well as an exposé of the changing role of underwear in our lives. This tantalising exhibition traces underwear’s evolution from hair shirts to How to Look Good Naked. Discover how our most intimate garments have been affected by changes in technology, society and taste.An Oxfordshire County Council touring exhibition featuring objects from the museum collections.