18 October 2019 – 5 January 2020
This display marks 200 years since the birth of Herman Melville with 21st-century prints inspired by his most famous fictional creation, Moby-Dick.
Blackwell Hall, Weston Library, Broad Street, Oxford, OX1 3BG
The Weston Library is wheelchair accessible
Monday to Friday - 9am–5pm
Saturday - 9am–4.30pm
Sunday - 11am–5pm
15 November 2019
Join celebrated author Philip Hoare to mark 200 years since the birth of Herman Melville, and to discover his most famous novel. There will be a screening of the documentary and Q&A session.
16 November 2019
A talk by whale researcher, Mark Simmonds on the threats to whales in the 21st century.
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We offer courses, workshops, lectures and special events that aim to inspire learners of all ages by making direct contact with our historic collections of manuscripts, maps, rare books and archives.
There are a range of historic spaces to visit across the Bodleian Libraries, from the historic Old Bodleian Library to the magnificent Georgian Radcliffe Camera and the modern Weston Library.
The Bodleian Libraries hold regular events, workshops and community events that are open to all the family. Visit our events and exhibitions pages for more information.