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Telling stories from things - a 'Dance of Defiance'

Every May, the Pitt Rivers Museum and the Museum of Natural History take part in the annual Museums at Night festival, inviting visitors in for an after hours spectacular! As part of this May's event, Storyteller JC Niala... Read more...

Armchair Gallery- Take a Seat

As part of the Meet Me at the Museum social programme for older people, the Pitt Rivers Museum were invited by Nottingham City Arts to take part in the Armchair Gallery. The Armchair Gallery supports older people to... Read more...

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...