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Week of Monday 3 June 2019

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Thinking 3D: Leonardo to the present

21 March 2019 — 9 February 2020

For centuries, artists and scientists have wrestled with how to convey three-dimensional objects on the page. Using some of the Bodleian Librariesí finest books, manuscripts,…

Oxford's stone heads: history and mysteries

4 May 2019 — 21 July 2019

350 years of heritage explored through three generations of Broad Streetís famous sculptures. Follow their journeys and discover the myths behind their identities. Understand how…

Shikshapatri viewing

1 June 2019 — 1 June 2020

Shikshapatri is a sanskrit manuscript, written by Shree Swaminarayan, founder of Swaminarayan Hinduism, and outlines moral and spiritual codes for everyday life. These codes were…

White Rose: Writing and Resistance

18 May 2019 — 7 July 2019

In the early 1940s, five students and their professor secretly wrote and distributed leaflets calling on Germans to resist Hitler. This display explores how the…

Six-week linocut workshop

1 May 2019 — 5 June 2019

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

Six-week letterpress course

30 April 2019 — 11 June 2019

Design and print workshop using the Bodleian's hand-operated presses in the Bodleian Library. This course will enable you to set and print a short text…

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…

Rivers and ice: Early Modern maps of the far North

6 June 2019

The 26th annual series of the Oxford Seminars in Cartography will take place in the Lecture Theatre of the Weston Library. There will be refreshments…

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