Need, Make, Use Blog

Creating a new app for Chinese visitors to the University of Oxford’s Museums

This month sees the launch of a new app, introducing the four major Oxford University Museums in English and Chinese. The app, developed by the 2017 Leadership Program Team from UESTC (University of Electronic Science and Technology of China) and in... Read more...

Unearthing the new archaeology displays

A new display of stone artefacts© Pitt Rivers MuseumDuring the Need Make Use project, the team have refreshed displays and created entirely... Read more...

Bone carving, African dance, cupcakes...and ancient poo! A look ahead to Pitt Fest Remixed, 29 July 2017 (10.30-16.00)

The team is busy finalising preparations for the Need / Make / Use project's last ever Pitt Fest event! Our annual Pitt Fest day-festival has been a real highlight of the project and we are closing the... Read more...

Identity Without Borders

Ahead of Refugee Weekin June 2017 the Pitt Rivers Museum and the Joint Museums Outreach Teamundertook numerous community and public engagement events... Read more...

Forest+Found - Archaeology Artists in Residence

I am thrilled to announce this year’s VERVE Artist(s) in Residence, Forest+Found. Collaborative makers Max Bainbridge and Abigail Booth are fine artists whose experiments with traditional and less traditional making processes create objects that celebrate the intrinsic beauty of found natural... Read more...