Postponed - Brain Galaxy

Location: Ashmolean Museum

Date: Postponed until further notice

Time: TBD

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Postponed until further notice


Welcome aboard for an adventurous journey through the human brain. Come and try our VR goggles and live the experience. Meet neuroscientists, play the brain story game, and join in a discussion on the links between art and science.

This is a Picturing Parkinson’s event. This project brings together artists, patients and neuroscientists to bridge the gap between objective research into Parkinson’s Disease and people’s lived experience of the condition.



10.00-4.00: Drop-in interactive activities, Randolph Gallery, Ashmolean Museum

  • Chat with our neuroscientists
  • Play a game about early brain development
  • Make a brain hat
  • Take an adventurous journey through the human brain with VR goggles

12.30-1.30: 'The Restless Eye: Conversations Across Art and Science' Lecture with Iain D. Gilchrist, Professor of Neuropsychology, University of Bristol and Director of CRICBristol and Catherine Baker, Associate Professor Interdisciplinary Practice, Birmingham School of Art and QEST Scholar, Headly Lecture Theatre, Ashmolean Museum


Organised in part by Zi Su, St Cross DPhil Candidate