The World Reimagined

Open Day | Explore The World Reimagined at Rhodes House!




The World Reimagined has arrived in Oxford! 18 unique large Globe sculptures are now exhibited in the gardens of Rhodes House. The Globes present a Journey of Discovery, exploring themes ranging from Mother Africa to Still We Rise and Expanding Soul with an enormous range of interpretations, creative styles and storytelling.

Join us at Rhodes House on Saturday 9th September 2023 for the Oxford Open Day- and it’s free! It’s going to be a day of learning, reflection, connection and joy for families and the community. 

Alongside the outdoor exhibition, you, your family and friends will find:


?️ Cleo Lake: Our Historian in Residence ?

Discover our shared past and present with our historian in residence – Cleo Lake will unpack the history and stories behind The World Reimagined globes. Cleo is a community engagement professional, researcher and former Lord Mayor of Bristol. Cleo is driven by the utilisation of creativity and performance to aid civic engagement and to reframe story telling as a tool to embed cultural knowledge, empathy, understanding and cohesion.

You can BOOK onto two scheduled tours at

  • 11.00
  • 14.00 


Explore the new Rhodes House and two feature exhibitions

Inside the new Rhodes House, you can explore:

  • I Am Because We Are – an exhibition of new works created by acclaimed artist Nicola Green in collaboration with ten Scholars and Fellows from the global Rhodes Trust community. 
  • Living with the Legacy of Cecil John Rhodes – a photographic exhibition by Professor Shadreck Chirikure that reflects on the question of how  we think about the legacy of Cecil Rhodes. 

This unprecedented public opening is part of the major redevelopment of Rhodes House and reflects the commitment of the Rhodes Trust to facing our often challenging and painful past so we can take action together for a new future of racial equity.



? Location: Rhodes House, South Parks Road, Oxford, OX1 3RG

? Date: 09 September 2023

⏰ Time: 11.00-16.00

? Admission: FREE!

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