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People and Planet: World Stories over Half Term

People and Planetbrought together the Pitt Rivers Museum and Museum of Natural History (OUMNH) for a week of tectonic plates, rock handling, animation and World stories. February Half Term is one of our busiest holidays of the year with 1126 children taking part over the three days of activities,... Read more...

Pitt Youth Action Team organise their first Takeover event!

On Saturday 14 October the Pitt Youth Action Team (Pitt YAT) hosted their first museum Takeover event from 7-9pm. The Pitt YAT is made up of twenty young people aged 14-19. It’s convened by Katherine Rose (Secondary and Young People Education Officer), supported by Andy McLellan (Head of Education... Read more...

Working with New York Street Artist Bradley Theodore

Late in 2017 acclaimed New York street artist Bradley Theodore spent two days at the Pitt Rivers Museum creating a new painting as a piece of free-to-view performance art which he then donated to the Museum. In my role as... Read more...

Funky headgear, family fun and trainee primary school teachers!

In the last few weeks we have been lucky enough to have two sets of trainee primary school teachers placed with us in the education department from Oxford Brookes.  In their third year of doing a BA Hons in Primary Education,... Read more...

Expedition to the Stores!

Our fabulous team of primary school education guides meet every month for training opportunities and to develop their knowledge and understanding of the Pitt Rivers Collection.  Recently they were given the chance to go behind the scenes at the largest Pitt Rivers Store where a dedicated team... Read more...