Thursday 24 August, 1.30 - 2pm
Free, no booking required.
The tour is free and no booking is required but spaces are limited and are on a first come, first served basis, so please arrive 5 minutes before the tour is due to start to secure your place.
Learn about fascinating objects from all over the world in the museum with a Multaka volunteer!
This 30-minute tour focuses on Ukraine's rich history and Christian Orthodox traditions by exploring the objects from Eastern Europe in the museum.
About the tour guide:
Iryna Gegelska is a tour guide and blogger from Ukraine. She has a master's degree in archaeology from NaUKMA, Ukraine. Iryna has worked at the Kyiv Fortress Museum and Museum of Historical Treasures of Ukraine. For the last 6 years, she was a private guide in Ukraine and launched her own tour programme. She now resides in the UK and takes part in the Multaka project. She has been a Multaka volunteer since February 2023.
Iryna's Youtube channel about Ukrainian history and travelling:
Multaka means 'meeting point' in Arabic.
MultakaOxford is a project currently running at the Pitt Rivers Museum and the History of Science Museum in Oxford. The project brings people together as a meeting point to share experience, knowledge and skills and be a platform for cultural dialogue. The project has been running a tour guide training programme since February 2023 to facilitate individuals to develop unique tours to share their personal knowledge of cultural objects in the museum.