Ashmolean Appeal

Celebrating Ashmole's 400th Birthday

Redisplaying the Founding Collection

By making a gift today, you will be helping us to:

  • Transform two key galleries and return our founding collection to the very heart of the Museum.
  • Create a state-of-the-art display case for Powhatan’s Mantle, undoubtedly one of the most important and iconic items in our care.
  • Ensure that this jewel in our crown continues to be given the finest care and conditions in the future.
  • Any additional funds we raise from this appeal will be used to safeguard and display all the other treasures that make up the Ashmolean’s exceptional collections, and bring them to life for generations to come.

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Happy Birthday from us!

If you make a donation by 31 August 2017 you are eligible for the following exciting rewards:

  • £10 or more will receive a limited edition Ashmole 400 bookmark.
  • £100 or more will give you the opportunity to have your name (or a dedication) listed on Powhatan’s Mantle display case for the birthday year.
  • £500 or more will give you both of the above rewards, and an exclusive donor reception hosted by one of our curators, to mark the gallery opening.

Did you know?

The Ashmolean depends on its many supporters and donors in everything it does. The Museum is free to enter and we offer over 1,000 free tours, workshops and lectures each year. Your support is extremely important and enables us to do more to inspire all our visitors with our collections.