BIG FAMILY WEEKEND

  ARCHAEOLOGY DAY     ART DAY   

Enjoy a big FREE weekend of fun, drop-in activities for all the family

SAT 16 JUL: FESTIVAL OF ARCHAEOLOGY

11am–4pm
FREE drop-in activities for all ages

Travel back to the Iron Age in this celebration of the world of the Iceni, an Iron Age community that inhabited present day East Anglia and subject of a free display in the Money Gallery. Enjoy object handling, make a plaster coin to take away, or a chocolate one to eat.

Have a go at coin striking and gather round for storytelling with Dave Tong, the Yarnsmith of Norwich.

Two ancient coins to explore on Archaeology Day at our Big Family Weekend in July 2022

 

FREE ACTIVITIES:

  • Coin Striking on the Forecourt: Iron Age coins
  • Making Chocolate Coins
  • Making Plaster Casts of Iron Age Coins
  • Handling Replicas and Making Rubbings
  • The Yarnsmith of Norwich: Stories about the Iron Age
  • Story Corner: Books to read and enjoy
  • Meet the experts
  • Family trails

SUN 17 JUL: FESTIVAL OF ART

11am–4pm
FREE drop-in activities for all ages

Unleash your creativity with art demonstrations, music and activities inspired by the Museum’s art collection.

Dress up and get the chance to become a living painting, enjoy a family art workshop, or gather round for storytelling on the Greek myths and legends in Ashmolean paintings with Out of Chaos Theatre Company.

Family doing crafts at the Museum

 

FREE ACTIVITIES:

  • Music activities in the Mallett Gallery: Listen and join in
  • Storytelling with Out of Chaos Greek Theatre Company (Greek Myths from our Paintings)
  • Family drop-in workshop: Paint a Canvas; Live Curation; Instant Exhibition
  • Artists Demonstrations
  • Meet an Artist from History
  • Be a Living Painting 'Photo Booth’
  • Oxford Doodle Club
  • Try Embossing
  • Family trails