Modern Art Oxford
30 Pembroke St, Oxford OX1 1BP, UK
About Modern Art Oxford
Modern Art Oxford is one of the UK's most exciting and influential contemporary arts organizations. Founded in 1965. It has a national and international reputation for the quality of exhibitions, projects, and commissions, which are supported by a learning and engagement programme with audiences in excess of 100,000 each year.
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