Classics Sixth Form Study Day at the Ashmolean Museum

Classics Sixth Form Study Day at The Ashmolean Museum of Art and Archaeology, Oxford
Thursday 8th October 2015

Time: 10:00 – 16:00

Charge: £5 per student, accompanying adult free

Booking:<> 305 305

An inspiring Classics Sixth Form Study Day at The Ashmolean Museum, Oxford. Unique access to collections with lecture-style talks and workshops with Oxford University academics and curators.

Morning talks:

‘Hunting, fighting and drinking with Alexander: wall paintings from Ancient Macedonia’, Prof. Bert Smith, Lincoln Professor of Classical Archaeology and Art, University of Oxford

‘The unfamiliar familia: a visitor’s guide to the Roman household’ Dr Jane Masséglia, Research Fellow: Ashmolean Latin Inscriptions Project (AshLI), Ashmolean Museum and the Centre for the Study of Ancient Documents, University of Oxford

‘Studying classics at Oxford University’, Mai Musié, Classics Outreach Officer, University of Oxford


Independent visits to Museum galleries and the Classics Department. Opportunity to talk to Oxford University Classics students.

Afternoon workshops: (choose 2)

• Sculpture in context: sanctuaries, cities, cemeteries

• Athenian vase painting

• Handling Greek and Roman coins

• The Palace of Knossos and Linear B

Further information:

Clare Cory,

Education Officer: Secondary & Young People

Education Department

Ashmolean Museum

Beaumont Street

Oxford OX1 2PH

01865 278015


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