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Exhibits

Current Exhibitions

ANNA DUMITRIU: BioArt and Bacteria
Special Exhibitions Gallery
28 September 2017 – 18 March 2018

Explore your relationship with the microbial world, antibiotics and technology through art.

This exhibition by internationally renowned artist Anna Dumitriu takes visitors on an artistic journey through infection, from the Romantic period to contemporary synthetic biology.

ANNA DUMITRIU: BioArt and Bacteria is a free exhibition. To support future exhibitions and our broad range of work, please consider making a donation either online or during your visit.

The Special Exhibitions Gallery is open during our normal opening times (Tuesday – Sunday, 12-5pm). Last admission is at 4.45pm.

 

Online Exhibitions

The Museum has been creating virtual versions of exhibitions since 1995:

Back from the Dead [1]

Back from the Dead

Moseley [2]

Dear Harry

Geek is Good [3]

Geek is Good

In Print [4]

In Print

Natural Histories [5]

Natural Histories

[6]

Revealing The Brain

[7]

Let’s Get Physical

[8]

Atmospheres

[9]

Fancy Names & Fun Toys

[10]

The Renaissance in Astronomy

[11]

Traces

Eccentricity [12]

Eccentricity

Elliott Brothers [13]

Elliott Brothers

Hand with Meteor [14]

Anvilled Stars

Al-Mizan: Sciences and Arts in the Islamic World [15]

Al-Mizan

Steampunk photo from the opening [16]

Steampunk

Compass and Rule: Architecture as Mathematical Practice in England, 1500-1750 [17]

Compass and Rule

Telescopes Now: real stories of astronomy today [18]

Telescopes Now

Heaven on Earth: Missionaries and the Mathematical Arts in 17th-century Beijing [19]

Heaven on Earth

Celebrating the 25th anniversary of the Scientific Instrument Society [20]

SIS 25

Moonscope: lunar drawings amd watercolours [21]

Moonscope

[22]

Time & Place

[23]

Small Worlds

[24]

Science in Islam

Wireless World: Marconi & the making of radio [25]

Wireless World

The Astrolabe, East and West [26]

The Astrolabe, East and West

Astrolabes of Africa exhibition [27]

Astrolabes of Africa

Bye Bye Blackboard ... from Einstein and others [28]

Bye Bye Blackboard

Titan: a new world explored [29]

Titan: a new world explored

Drug Trade: Therapy, pharmacy and commerce in early-modern Europe [30]

Drug Trade

The Transits of Venus: A collaborative project exploring the global quest to discover the dimensions of the solar system. [31]

The Transits of Venus

The Most Noble Problem in Nature: An MHS exhibition on the 18th-century transits of Venus [32]

The Most Noble Problem in Nature

Star Holder: The Lives of the Astrolabe [33]

Star Holder

Solomon’s House in Oxford: New Finds from the First Museum [34]

Solomon’s House in Oxford

Susan Derges : Natural Magic [35]

Natural Magic

Cosmographia: a Close Encounter [36]

Cosmographia

Epact : Scientific Instruments of Medieval and Renaissance Europe [37]

Epact

Lines of Faith: Instruments and Religious Practice in Islam [38]

Lines of Faith

The Garden, the Ark, the Tower, the Temple [39]

Garden, Ark, Tower, Temple

Cameras: the Technology of Photographic Imaging [40]

Cameras

George Graham and Bill Gates: A Study in Architectural Dominance [41]

George Graham and Bill Gates

The Noble Dane: Images of Tycho Brahe [42]

Images of Tycho Brahe

The Geometry of War, 1500-1750 [43]

The Geometry of War

The Measurers: a Flemish Image of Mathematics in the Sixteenth Century [44]

The Measurers

Early Photographs from the Museum’s Collection [45]

Early Photographs

The Oxford Virtual Science Walk [46]

Oxford Virtual Science Walk