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Occasional lectures and talks: 'The present Ashmolean was created in 1908 by combining two ancient Oxford institutions: the University Art Collection and the original Ashmolean Museum. The older partner in this merger, the University Art Collection, was based for many years in what is now the Upper Reading Room in the Bodleian Library. The collection began modestly in the 1620s with a handful of portraits and curiosities displayed in a small room on the upper floor. In 1636 and 1657, Archbishop Laud and Ralph Freke added notable collections of coins and medals, later installed in a strong room of their own and now incorporated into the Ashmolean coin collection. The objects of curiosity included Guy Fawkes’ lantern and a sword said to have been given by the pope to Henry VIII, both now in the Ashmolean, as well as a number of more exotic items, including Jacob’s Coat of Many Colours, long since lost. However, as there was a museum for curiosities of this kind in the University Anatomy Theatre, objects like this tended to go there or to the Ashmolean, after it opened in 1683, leaving the Bodleian gallery to develop as a museum of art ...'

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Wide range of talks and lectures listed, including several sponsored by outside organizations. The Museum's talks and lectures are usually: 'Free but tickets allocated on arrival'. Arrangements for hosted events vary: check details.

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'Hear guest speakers examine a wealth of enthralling topics at our free lunchtime lectures, which take place at 12.30 pm every Thursday. Occasionally there are unavoidable changes to the programme. Visitors interested in attending a particular lecture are advised to telephone ... on the day ... Admission is free and many lectures are followed by a book signing in the Museum Shop.' Note also The Society of Friends of the National Army Museums who can include lectures within their programme.

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Regular lunchtime talks and related events. (Can search Events Calendar by Type 'Adults' and Strand 'Lectures & Talks'.)

Online Lectures & Talks
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Wide range of talks and lectures: can select 'Kind of Event' Talks in the Calendar.

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'Each year National Museums Liverpool ... runs hundreds of courses, lectures, activities and events.'

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Extensive Events Programme, including Gallery Talks and Lectures.

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'The Museum is a world-class visitor attraction and leading science research centre. We use our unique collections and unrivalled expertise to tackle the biggest challenges facing the world today. We care for more than 80 million specimens spanning billions of years and welcome more than five million visitors annually.'

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Wide range of talks, lectures, debates, discussions and so on, including for adults: 'The Science Museum's Dana Centre is an adult-only venue that lets you explore issues in contemporary science through dialogue, interaction, performance and art whilst enjoying food and drinks in our fully-licensed café-bar.'

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As well as an Annual Lecture, events include the Saturday Lecture Tour 'A member of the curatorial staff gives a lecture tour of the Museum to members of the public at 11am on Saturday mornings. There is a small charge of £5 and the tickets are available to the first 20 people after 10.30. Students and children are free. We regret that advance bookings cannot be accepted. Inevitably there are many more visitors than there are places on the tour and we regret any disappointment caused for those unable to go on the tour.'

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Talks & Discussions 'These specialist lectures and events include artists' talks and debates with internationally renowned speakers and performers ... Advance booking is recommended for these events. Talks and discussions usually last an hour and a half or two hours.'

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'International modern and contemporary art': Talks & Discussions 'These specialist lectures and events include artists' talks and debates with internationally renowned speakers and performers'.

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'These specialist ticketed events feature internationally renowned artists, art critics, historians and theorists - often followed by more informal discussions in a social setting.'

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Talks & Discussions 'Free gallery talks ... Extra free talks take place at Tate St Ives and the Barbara Hepworth Museum during holiday and ‘special’ periods ... Specialist Talks at Tate St Ives are designed to complement our current exhibitions and feature internationally renowned artists, art critics, art historians, curators and cultural commentators.'

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Ramge of lectures, talks and related events.

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'The V&A's learning programme encompasses both formal and informal events, including regular seasons around our major exhibitions. Discover new techniques in our practical art and design courses, brush up on your art history at a lecture, course or study day, drop in to a curator talk or demonstration, or join in discussion of recent research and topical issues at a conference or debate.'

Online Lectures & Talks
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Lunchtime Talks & Lectures.

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