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Modern Art Oxford

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Underwhelming gallery, wouldn't visit again

I visited this museum with 2 friends, all students. None of us know anything about art particularly... read more

Reviewed 15 September 2018
Eliza R
Contemporary Art in Oxford

We went to visit Oxford on a weekend and I was pleasantly surprised in finding such a big art... read more

Reviewed 21 July 2018
valeriamedici90
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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...more
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30 Pembroke Street, Oxford OX1 1BP, England
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Reviewed 16 September 2018

I don't claim to be well-versed in modern art but it does interest me and I was looking forward to spending a good part of my day in Oxford at MAO. Sadly, I spend at most 30 minutes there as it appeared to have very...More

Thank Rachael H
Reviewed 15 September 2018

I visited this museum with 2 friends, all students. None of us know anything about art particularly but modern art is definitely a common interest which creates a talking point. We came to Oxford on a day out and this was the top place we...More

Thank Eliza R
Reviewed 19 August 2018

Entry is free so it's nice to just wander around if you have the time. The Story museum is close by. It really depends on what exhibitions they have on but I think it's a fun activity to pass your time.

1  Thank squidbell
Reviewed 21 July 2018

We went to visit Oxford on a weekend and I was pleasantly surprised in finding such a big art gallery. Free admission with a cafe and shop in it.

1  Thank valeriamedici90
Reviewed 19 April 2018 via mobile

Having seen some really interesting installation pieces in the past I assumed that this would have equally thought provoking works. Sadly no. What we saw was just really dull and we were thinking that we had wasted ou time until we reached the cafe which...More

Thank JayneHTB
Reviewed 22 March 2018

It just doesnt do it for me. I used to live in Oxfordshire and went a few times way back and now, revisiting the city I love, Im still not wild about this place. Cafe is ok. Staff ok but the work on show...nope.

1  Thank patacakeUk
Reviewed 9 February 2018

There is a brilliant exhibition on at the moment - Woven histories by Hannah Ryggen. Each tapestry has a story and when you watch the on screen story of Hannah and the way way see first went about making her work its an inspiration ....More

1  Thank RabbiBuckley
Reviewed 4 February 2018 via mobile

Well worth a visit. An interesting program of contemporary art exhibitions and a lovely cafe to enjoy a coffee and cake.

Thank Bigtangle
Reviewed 20 January 2018

As with most museums, the exhibits currently on show will determine whether you enjoy your visit. My experience of this museum was to see the tapestries of Hannah Ryggen, an artist from Norway who did much of her work in the id 20th century. They...More

Thank Jeff1903
Reviewed 10 January 2018

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
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