Pitt Rivers Museum's Out in Oxford series of events, developed in partnership with members of Oxfordshire's LGBTQ+ community. Together we are marking LGBT History Month 2017 and the launch of Out in Oxford: Cross Collections Trail. To find out more about the Out in Oxford project, search #OutinOxford on Twitter. Programme information. (PDF)
Join us for a screening followed by a panel discussion of cult classic Paris is Burning (1990, Director Jennie Livingston). Synopsis: New York 1987, in a nightclub in Harlem, young gay black men get ready for the competitive dance called 'Vogueing', which combines the acrobatic character of break-dancing with moves based on fashion models' poses. The contestants are all members of 'Houses', small gay gangs. The members, known as 'children', compete for the glory of their 'House'. This event is part of the Out in Oxford series, celebrating LGBTQ+ experiences in Oxfordshire. Age 16+ Tickets £5. Book here
To celebrate International Women's Day 2017, we are proud to host WO-MAN-ITY, an Oxfordshire based festival curated by youth empowerment charity Young Women's Music Project. Through performances, workshops and debates, WO-MAN-ITY provides a forum for people of all genders and ages to come together to create, learn and discuss gender-based issues that affect our day-to-day lives. All welcome. Free but booking essential. Book here.
Blow your own barkhorn with Chris from Acorn Education. See examples of English fold whithorns collected by Percy Manning before having a go at making and blowing your own. This half day workshop has been kindly sponsored by the Folklore Society. Free but booking essential. Book your place. Join the Facebook group for further updates.
This year we move our annual day-festival inside the Museum and invite visitors to explore the collections via performances, workshops, tours and talks around the cases. Expect object handling, special guests and live music. Free but keep an eye out for entry information, which will be released in the Spring. Join the Facebook group for updates on the programme.