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Welcome aboard for an adventurous journey through the human brain. Come and try our VR goggles and live the brain galaxy experience! 

Postponed until further notice!

Saturday 14 March, 10.00am-4.00pm, Ashmolean Museum, Oxford.

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.

The drop-in interactive activities

10.00-4.00, 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

The lecture

12.30-1.30pm, Headley Lecture Theatre, Ashmolean Museum

'The Restless Eye: Conversations Across Art and Science'

Iain D. Gilchrist, Professor of Neuropsychology, University of Bristol and Director of CRICBristol

Catherine Baker, Associate Professor Interdisciplinary Practice, Birmingham School of Art and QEST Scholar


In days leading up to and during the event you can take selfies in front of our Graffiti Wall. Encourage others to do so using the hashtag #BrainGalaxy 


Past events

See what we got up to for:

Brain Awareness Week 2019

Oxford Science and Ideas Festival (IF Oxford 2018).

Brain Awareness Week 2018.