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Volunteer Sophie recently wrote about her experience at 'Super Science Saturday: Life', explaining to visitors young and old about how worms age.

Volunteer Holly Stack recently helped with the first in a new series of Touch Tours: part of the project, 'Sensing Culture: Revealing the Oxford University Museums for the Blind and Partially Sighted' 

Volunteers recently joined museum and department staff for a new family event. From maps to minerals and earthquakes to earthworms, there was plenty to discover!

New volunteer keen to help at family activities? Our next inductions are: 
Mon 16th, 10 - 12
Sat 21st, 2 - 4

Between April 15 and January 16, volunteers helped the Museum of Natural History develop and deliver 'Handwritten in Stone'. Here, the Director teaches some of the volunteers how to read geological maps.

Oxford University Museums offering a series of fully funded Doctoral Studentships

National Museums Directors Council asks why we love museums...

Find out what volunteers have been getting up to in the past few months...

 

Read all about where we go to on Community Outreach in our new quarterly newsletter.

 

Community Outreach helps develop new guides for families with children with Autism.

Read the Community Outreach Service report on the motivations and benefits for community groups engaging with our museums. 

Read our Me, Myself & Manet blog which documents our outreach activities around Manet’s Portrait of Mademoiselle Claus at the Ashmolean. 

Pitt Rivers volunteer guides have highlighted the truly international nature of WWI using wartime objects in the collection.

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