Week of Monday 28 January 2019

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Six-week linocut workshop

16 January 2019 — 20 February 2019

Linocut printmaking using the Bodleian’s hand-operated presses. This course will enable you to work on a linocut prints, in black and white or colour, working…

Thinking inside the box

19 January 2019 — 17 February 2019

A display of boxes, bags, and satchels used for carrying books at different times and places – inspired by the Bodleian's recent acquisition of a…

Love and the soul

5 January 2019 — 10 March 2019

This display will explore the rich inspiration that the delightful second-century Latin love-story of Cupid and Psyche by Apuleius has provided for book-illustrators since the…

Sheldon Tapestry Map talks

22 June 2015 — 1 January 1970

A member of the Bodleian's Map Room team will talk about the background of the Sheldon Tapestry Map of Oxfordshire, which is displayed in Blackwell…

Art in the Library: Tania Kovats on her latest commission The Space of Reading

29 January 2019

Acclaimed contemporary British artist, Tania Kovats, will discuss her latest work The Space of Reading at the Weston Library. After completing her MA at the…

Thinking inside the box - activity day

2 February 2019

Precious books need protection, particularly in transit, so intricate - or robustly practical - boxes were created to carry books across cultures. This activity day…

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