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Modern Art Oxford

30 Pembroke Street, Oxford OX1 1BP, England
+44 1865 722733
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Wondered why I had not been here sooner.

I often visit Oxford but I had never visited the Modern Art Oxford until now. There is a brilliant... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Reading, United Kingdom
Free to visit

It's always good to get some free stuff so I took a visit to the Modern Art Museum. I'm not a... read more

Reviewed 26 November 2017
Stevenage, United Kingdom
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Modern Art Oxford is one of the UK's leading galleries for the presentation of modern and contemporary visual art, with an established international reputation. Our programme includes temporary exhibitions by artists from all over the world, live events, educational and family activities. Admission to the exhibitions is free.Opening hours: Tuesday and Wednesday: Galleries, Shop, Café & Bar 10am-5pm Thursday, Friday and Saturday: Galleries 10am-7pm, Shop, Café & Bar 10am-10pm Sunday: Galleries, Shop, Café & Bar 12pm-5pmMonday: ClosedCafé & Bar:During the summer, the Café & Bar is located in The Yard, a sheltered 'indoor-outdoor' arcade designed by dRMM Architects and artist Richard Woods, on St Ebbe's Street.Access:Full access by lift to all public floors. Guide dogs, hearing and registered assistance dogs are welcome. Exhibition and programme guides are available in large print on request. A portable induction loop is available from the Front Desk. There is an accessible toilet in the basement. There are three parking spaces for badge holders in St. Ebbe’s Street. Additional parking is available at the Westgate Shopping Centre.
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30 Pembroke Street, Oxford OX1 1BP, England
+44 1865 722733
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I often visit Oxford but I had never visited the Modern Art Oxford until now. There is a brilliant exhibition on at the moment - Woven histories by Hannah Ryggen. Each tapestry has a story to tell. They were more like paintings rather than tapestries....More

Thank ES1211
Reviewed 26 November 2017

It's always good to get some free stuff so I took a visit to the Modern Art Museum. I'm not a fan of modern art and this did not do anything to change my perception. Part of the museum was shut as they were changing...More

Thank therichastill
Reviewed 2 November 2017

Love Modern Art I always encourage visiting the museums in the cities you visit you will have a better understanding of the world.

Thank tarad476
Reviewed 29 October 2017

I went to Modern Art Oxford (MAO) as it was hosting a music gig, so this is a review of MAO in that capacity rather than as an art museum. Alas whilst the music was fine, it was one of the poorest venues for music...More

Thank spam-me-harder
Reviewed 26 September 2017

I am local to Oxford so visit this gallery fairly regularly. The gallery is situated to the side of the Westgate Shopping Centre, down Pembroke St, in (I believe) an old brewery. It is quite a small space and the experience definitely depends on your...More

Thank Tori T
Reviewed 22 August 2017

Lots to think about in this series if shows/exhibits. Free entry and a modest donation make it an accessible and thought provoking change from the endless baroque curlicews carved into the supposedly venerable stones littered around Oxford. Nice visit good feel to the place.

Thank bobJ5472DS
Reviewed 10 August 2017

Modern Art previously known as The Museum of Modern Art in Pembroke St in the City Centre Oxford. Established in 1965 is very popular with locals, students and tourists. They present exhibitions of Modern / Contemporary Art with workshops, learning / engagement programs. Theres also...More

Thank John G
Reviewed 30 July 2017

I'm not really very interested in modern art but a modern art gallery should provoke some sort of a reaction even if it is laughter at the nonsense some people regard as art. This museum didn't even do that, it could have been a school...More

Thank aragornsmum
Reviewed 13 May 2017

This is a great gallery, often with really good exhibitions and offering a way to "escape" from the busy streets of Oxford. Gifted curators. And should you be there around lunch time, it's worth visiting the cafe that serves a narrow collection of really good...More

Thank Mosch65
Reviewed 6 May 2017

Interesting exhibitions and very peaceful and free ! Would definitely drop by next time I'm in Oxford

Thank Jill0310
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