The Upside-Down Brain: Art and Neuroscience at the Ashmolean
The Upside-Down Brain: Art and Neuroscience at the Ashmolean

I Can’t Believe My Eyes!
Neuroscientists Holly Bridge and Stuart Clare lead 25-minute workshops for visitors aged 8 and up, exploring what the brain does with the information it gathers through the eyes. Workshops will be held in the Ashmolean Education Centre and will run every half hour throughout the afternoon. Limited to 12 participants. Booking via the Ashmolean website in February.

Can Artists Help Us See Better?
Come and see work by internationally renowned artist Sigune Hamann alongside the museum’s famous Arundel Marbles in the Randolph Sculpture Gallery in the morning.

Can You Fix My Brain?
Brain surgeons from Oxford’s world-leading John Radcliffe Hospital will be in the Ashmolean atrium showing off some of the tools of their trade.

Lunchtime Lecture, 1.00pm
‘Art and Neuroscience: Making Images, Understanding the Brain’
Artist Sigune Hamann discusses her work and its relation to neuroscience with Kia Nobre, Professor of Translational Cognitive Neuroscience at the University of Oxford. Book via the Ashmolean Museum website in February.
Date: 18 March 2017, 10:00 (Saturday, 9th week, Hilary 2017)
Venue: Ashmolean Museum, Beaumont Street OX1 2PH
Speaker: Various Speakers
Organising department: Medical Sciences Division
Organiser: Chrystalina Antoniades (University of Oxford)
Organiser contact email address:
Part of: Brain Diaries
Booking required?: Not required
Audience: Public
Editor: Jacqueline Pumphrey