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Events in the history of the Pitt Rivers Museum that took place in 1987.

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Go to 1986

Month Day Event Source of Information Notes
January No day  New temporary exhibition, Making Light Work, opens at main museum  Annual Report 86-87
May No day  First exhibition in association with Oxford Art Weeks held in museum Annual Report 86-87
July No day  Exhibition, Making Light Work, ends. New exhibition 'Between Gandhara and the Silk Roads: Rock-carvings from the Karakorum' opens Annual Report 86-87
October No day  New M.St and M.Phil degrees are offered for first time Annual Report 85-86; Annual Report 86-87
October No day  Ivor Morris, museum technician, dies in post Annual Report 87-88
October No day  Meeting of the Museum Ethnographers Group held in the Museum Annual Report 87-88
October 3 Opening of Tibet a Great Mountain Land temporary exhibition of Charles Bell's photographs Annual Report 87-88
Unspecified Displays worked on during the year: Court wall cases work continued, including looms, boat models Relational Museum timelines / Annual Report 86-87
Unspecified 'Australia in Oxford' exhibition is held and an associated book published to celebrate the bi-centenary of British sovereignity over Australia Relational Museum timelines / Annual Report
Unspecified First Oxford Art Week event held in Museum [Balfour Building] Relational Museum timelines / Annual Report


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