MAIN GALLERY EXHIBITION
BIG ART SALE
24 January - 1 February
A wonderful range of paintings, prints, drawings, books, sculptures and ceramics from West Ox Arts' members as well as art-related books and artists' materials for sale - typically with at least 30 to 50 per cent off regular prices. The sale is on for just nine days so don't delay!
LATE NIGHT OPENING: FRIDAY 30 JANUARY TO 7 PM
FREE DRAWING DAY AT UNIVERSITY MUSEUM, PARKS ROAD, OXFORD
Fee: No charge, but please contact the gallery to let us know you plan to come.
Date/time: Wednesday 28 January, 11.00 - 3.30 pm
Venue: University Museum, Oxford
Bring your drawing materials and meet at 11.00 in the museum's entrance to enjoy a day drawing around the museum then meet with your fellow artists at the end of the day to compare notes. You do not need to book a place but please contact the gallery to let us know you are coming. Facilities at the University Museum include a lovely cafe - perfect for lunch!
Thursday 5 February, 7.30 pm
Our series of artists' forums continues into 2015 - everyone is welcome to this free get-together! more
MAIN GALLERY EXHIBITION
7 February - 1 March 2015
'Secrets Disclosed' features photographer Barrie Dale and ceramicist Crabby Taylor - both of whose work explores their connectedness to nature. Meet Barrie and Crabby at the opening preview on Saturday 7 February from 12 - 2.00 pm, and join us for Barrie's talk, 'Returning to the Cave to Disclose Secrets', on 19 February at 7.30. more
CROCHETED JEWELLERY WORKSHOP
Monday 9 February, 2.00 - 5.00 pm
Discover how easy it can be to make crocheted jewellery using wire and beads! more
EXHIBITION TALK - RETURNING TO THE CAVE TO DISCLOSE SECRETS
Thursday 19 February, 7.30 pm
Linked with February's exhibition, 'Secrets Disclosed', Barrie Dale will argue that early creative works reveal an intimacy with nature that most modern humans seem to have lost or rejected. more
STILL LIFE TODAY
Monday 23 February, 2.00 - 5.00 pm
What makes a still life interesting? Join this workshop, based in our wonderful light-filled gallery, to analyze what makes a great still life (including surface, scale and viewpoint) and then work on one - or a series - of your own. more
FREE DRAWING DAY AT THE ASHMOLEAN
Wednesday 25 February, 11.00 - 3.30 pm
Enjoy a day drawing around Oxford's Ashmolean Museum then meet to compare notes. more
West Ox Arts Gallery is a bright and inspiring venue showcasing the work of contemporary artists, designers, and craftmakers. Our aim is to provide a stimulating experience in the visual arts. We are situated on the first floor of the Grade II listed Town Hall in Bampton, Oxfordshire; a picturesque Cotswold town that is famous as the fictitious Downton Village, about five miles from Witney. Enjoy free admission, four hours' free parking directly outside, disabled access and free wi-fi.
NEW - WEST OX ARTS' BLOG
Check out our blog to see some of the highlights of 2014 - including Charlie Fothergill's great talk on Art Sketchbooks, Jemima Wilson's participatory project in East London in pursuit of village gossip and some photos of some of our great exhibitions! Click here for the blog.
NEW - GIFT SHOP PAGE
Have a quick look at our new Gift Shop page to give you a taster of what's available in the gallery shop! We now stay open between exhibitions so you can browse and buy from our wonderful range of handmade gifts - prints, cards, ceramics, jewellery, woodturning and more - whether there is an exhibition on or not!