Young People

"Really good to learn and practise new skills and get work for my portfolio", young person


Events & Workshops for Young People aged 11-18

Learn new skills and work with artists through courses and workshops inspired by The Ashmoleanís collections.

  • Digital design
  • Printmaking
  • Life Drawing
  • Drawing and painting
  • Textiles
  • Jewellery making
  • Photography

Sessions, events and projects can be used as part of an Arts Award.

For all workshops, each person attending should download, complete, print and bring this parental permission form on the day; Download form here.

Find out more.

Are you ...

Interested in museums & aged 16-18?

Join the NEW Ashmolean CREATIVES Young Peopleís panel

  • go behind the scenes, give feedback about the museum and develop new skills
  • work as a group to plan and deliver a young peopleís event at a Live Friday
  • Saturday morning monthly meetings

Interested? Find out more information here.

Contact Clare Cory at

CREATIVES Young Peoples Panel Blog

Follow this link to read our Young Peoples Panel blog.


You can start volunteering for certain events from 16 & 17 years. The Oxford University Museums and Botanic Garden are always looking for volunteers to help out, especially at family activities. Volunteers help at the Ashmolean, Pitt Rivers Museum, Museum of the History of Science, University Museum of Natural History and the Botanic Garden.

Visit the Volunteer Service web page to find out more.

Partnership projects

"Very warm, very flexible, lots of fun, we will be back!" Community group leader

Our partnership projects often involve young people who donít normally visit museums. Contact us to discuss what inspires your group to plan a session together to meet their needs.

Clare Cory, Education Officer: Secondary and Young People
T: 01865 278015