The Art Handbook - Using the Museum as a resource (secondary and post-16 art resources)

The Art Handbook Is a toolkit for art teachers and students
The Handbook offers a range of practical suggestions on how to use the Pitt Rivers Museum as an art resource. Click on a section to view a PDF version. High resolution copies of the Handbook are for sale in the Museum shop.

Drawing art handbook

Drawing and Making (pdf)
An exploration of materials and techniques that can be used in the Museum.


Annotation art handbook

Annotation (pdf)
A suggestion of some of the ways in which sketchbooks can be used as creative diaries for recording information, thoughts and ideas.


photography art handbook

Photography (pdf)
A range of Do's and Don'ts to get the best results when taking pictures in the Museum.


art handbook - postcards

Postcards (pdf)
Suggested ways of being creative with postcards.


websites art handbook

Websites (pdf)
Ideas on how to make the most of the high quality images and information found on the Museum's websites.


artists art handbook

Working with Artists (pdf)
An introduction to some of the contemporary visual artists who have interacted with the collections and the space of the Museum.