Friends of the Museum Events Programme

Friends Magazine

30th anniversary magazine
Michael O’Hanlon, Penelope Lively and Philip Pullman,
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The FPRM Magazine was awarded a first prize in the British Association of Friends of Museums' Newsletter Awards for 2005, 2008 and 2013. Download issue 81, 30th Anniversary edition and issue 83 (Summer 2015). The current edition of the magazine (issue 84, Autumn/ Winter 2015) is on sale in the Museum shop at £1.50.

Details on how to become a Friend

Supporting the Friends - donation form (pdf)

Friends' Autumn Programme


Friends Pitt Fest

Pitt Fest      NEED-MAKE-USE DAY           

Saturday 5 September 11.00 – 18.00

This year’s theme is handmade

Look out for the Friends’ stand at this one day open air event

Cook case

Redisplaying the Museum’s Cook-Voyage Collection          

Wednesday 21 October 18.00

A special evening just for Friends. A chance to view the Cook-Voyage collection case, and celebrate the Friends' contribution.

Booking required, download form (PDF) | Friends only

Weston Library - copyright Oxford University


Monday 2 November 

Fully Booked

A visit to the Weston Library, Broad Street, Oxford



Kirsty Norman

Kuwait National Museum and the Iraqi Invasion: A Conservator’s View

Wednesday 18 November 18.00 for 18.30

Speaker: Kirsty Norman | Honorary Lecturer, UCL Institute of Archaeology

The little known story of the looting of Kuwait National Museum, and the remarkable recovery operation carried out by the UN in Baghdad just over a year later is told by one of the collection’s conservators, who was in Kuwait during the invasion, and joined the UN recovery team.

All welcome. Tea served from 18.00. Visitors £2

Entrance via South Door, Robinson Close, off South Parks Road, Oxford OX1 3PP  see map

Friends Christmas party

Friends’ Christmas Party

Friday 4 December 18.30 – 21.00

All welcome. Booking form to follow



map of the museum's location


See Map for location (pdf)