Special Events

24, 25 & 26 August, 19.00 for 20.30 Start

Once again Cult Screens will take over the Museums' lawn for summer evenings of cinema, popcorn and hot dogs!

Catch Baz Luhrmann’s 'Romeo + Juliet', 'Back To The Future' and 'Star Wars: The Force Awakens'.

Ticket prices vary, book online.


25 August, 11.00-12.00 (FREE)

A hands-on tour of the Museum designed to highlight different aspects of the Museum’s collections, specially created for visitors with impaired sight. Part of our Heritage Lottery funded ‘Sensing Culture’ partner project with the RNIB

Booking essential, email outreach@museums.ox.ac.uk


3 September, 11.00-18.00 (FREE)

If you like your archaeology experimental, join us at the fourth annual Pitt Fest. Interact with everything from ancient arrow heads and marvelous middens, to bronze age bodies and stone age poo! Live music, Pimms tent and refreshments throughout the day. Activities for all ages.

Keep an eye on our Facebook group for the most up-to-date information on collaborators.

Saturday 10 September, 11.00-15.00

Join us in the galleries for a special object handling session where we’ll explore the diverse range of musical instruments in the handling collection. You’ll even get to have a go at creating your own tune!

21 October, 11.00-12.00

East Oxford based community Choir, 'Singing at Ark T', will be on the balcony and in full song on Friday 21 October. Join us for inclusive singing in the galleries, experienced and novice singers welcome. Songs will respond to the collections so expect to expand your knowledge of zulu chants and welcoming songs from the Pacific! The group are part of Sound Resource and meet regularly at Ark T.