OASA Lectures


The 2023 series of OASA lectures


20 FebruaryMia JacksonAlice de Rothschild (1847-1922) and Waddesdon Manor: reassessing a collector’s legacy
20 March Philip Pullman  “No good place, and ryghtly fear’d …” 
Inigo Jones, proportional dividers, and an anomaly in Palladio’s Quattro Libri 
15 May 
OASA AGM followed by a lecture from Jevon ThistlewoodThe Secret Lives of Paintings: what they hide from view                        
5 June
Emma RidwayMaking Art Histories: curating the British Pavilion at the 
Venice Art Biennale 2022

9 October

Colin Harrison

‘The Afterlife of Edgar Wind: a scholar and his collection’ (in person/no Zoom)

6 November

Catherine Whistler
‘Hidden Images: portraits and their covers in Renaissance Italy’


We are looking forward to welcoming you to our 2023 series of lectures and hope to see you there.

OASA Lectures Archive


20 February
20 March 
9 May 
Jacqueline ThalmannWhen art came to Oxford: Christ Church Picture Gallery, Britain’s first public art museum              

6 June 

Jeremy Warren

Medieval and Renaissance bronzes of the Ashmolean

3 October

Francesca Leoni

‘Enchanting yet treacherous’: lustreware in global perspective

7 November

Kate Heard

‘Scurrilous caricatures & infamous things’: the British monarchy and satirical prints, 1780–1830

OASA Lecture – Jacqueline Thalmann

‘When Art came to Oxford, Christ Church Picture gallery, Britain’s first public Art Museum’

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Monday 9 May, 5.30 The Headley Lecture Theatre, Ashmolean, and online via Eventbrite


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