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Ironstone Art Prize open for online entry!

The Ironstone Art Prize has kicked off its 2020 show with a call for entries

Prestigious regional art prize opens calls for entries! The Ironstone Art Prize, Banbury Museum’s art exhibition, has kicked off its 2020 show with a call for entries. Showcasing the very best of the region’s art, The Ironstone is an open art competition and exhibition, which means that any artist can enter, and is in with […]

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Father Christmas SPOTTED in Banbury

Banbury Museum’s resident Elves report Father Christmas visit confirmed!

Guess who’s coming to Banbury Museum this December? It’s only Father Christmas! 2 December to 23 December 2017, selected dates only. It has been an open secret for some time now that a group of Elves have been living in Banbury Museum. These elves, while shy, are known to love, really love Christmas. Every year […]

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Art goes POP in Banbury!

Pop Art in Print; featuring work by Andy Warhol, Roy Lichtenstein, Damien Hirst and more

On Saturday 1st December, Banbury Museum will reopen its doors, and welcome visitors to the stunning new PYE Gallery. The first exhibition to grace these custom-built spaces is Pop Art in Print from the extensive print collections of the Victoria and Albert Museum, London. This is the first time a national touring exhibition of this […]

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Banbury Museum has a new exhibition and it is sounding good! Good Vibrations: The Science of Sound.

Good Vibrations: The Science Of Sound. Now – 2 September

The museum opened its latest exhibition on 16 June as part of the Oxfordshire Science Festival. Continuing through the summer. “Good Vibrations: the science of sound” is designed to be explored in a very hands-on and fun way. It includes a series of interactives that appeals to all ages. Experiment with making music in unusual ways. If […]

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Join Rosy Burke at Banbury Museum with our special event, To see a fine lady: the story of the Fine Lady statue at Banbury Cross.  Taking place on Saturday 29 July, the talk is a fantastic opportunity to learn more about the art and business of sculpture. The Fine Lady statue at Banbury Cross is one of […]

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Good Vibrations

Banbury Museum picks up good vibrations

Good Vibrations: The Science of Sound 16 June – 2 September

Banbury Museum announces an exciting hands-on exhibition from Science Projects of London: Good Vibrations, The Science of Sound. Sound surrounds us. Noise bombards our ears. Do you know how sound is made and how it travels? It’s all due to vibrations, of course! Banbury Museum presents a unique opportunity to experiment with sound. Play strange musical instruments, such as […]

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