Modern Art Oxford

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Founded in 1965, Modern Art Oxford is a visual art gallery devoted to presenting exhibitions of modern and contemporary art. We have a national and international reputation for the quality of our exhibitions and accompanying community and education programme. Funded primarily by Arts Council England, all of our exhibitions and many of our events, activities and workshops are free for visitors.

From landmark solo presentations to pioneering group exhibitions, visiting Modern Art Oxford will keep you up to date with the most exciting developments in international art.You can also relax in our café, purchase unique gifts in the shop, and participate in our vibrant events, programme which includes talks, discussions, contemporary music and film nights.

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Opening hours

Monday: Closed
Tuesday: 10.00 – 17.00
Wednesday: 10.00 – 17.00
Thursday: 10.00 – 22.00, galleries close at 19.00
Friday: 10.00 – 22.00, galleries close at 19.00
Saturday: 10.00 – 22.00, galleries close at 19.00
Sunday: 12.00 – 17.00

Modern Art Oxford is closed on Mondays

Admission charges

Admission to Modern Art Oxford and all exhibitions is free

Events details are listed below. You may need to scroll down or click on headers to see them all. For events that don't have a specific date see the 'Resources' tab above.
Exhibition Tour

Tour with Kay Sentance: The Family in Disorder: Truth or Dare, Cinthia Marcelle

  • 22 May 2018 1:30-2pm

These special walkthrough tours are a fantastic opportunity to explore the exhibition in more detail. The tours are led by Modern Art Oxford staff and are open to all ages.

This exhibition tour with Kay Sentance, artist and Duty Manager, will explore the exhibition, The Family in Disorder: Truth or Dare, Cinthia Marcelle.

Suitable for

  • Any age
  • Family friendly


Free booking via the Modern Art Oxford website


Modern Art Oxford lecture

This Same World Over: Brazilian art history in context

  • 24 May 2018 6:30-8pm

Join Dr Isobel Whitelegg (Research Director Museum Studies, University of Leicester) for a talk that explores Cinthia Marcelle’s past work, and contextualises her practice in relation to how Brazilian artists have historically navigated between formal concerns and a need to confront social or political demands.

Suitable for

  • Any age


Tickets £5, £3 concessions

Book via the Modern Art Oxford website


Modern Art Oxford
30 Pembroke Street



General Information



01865 722733

24 Hour Information

01865 813830


01865 722573

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