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Vashka – Learning Coordinator at the Whipple

I’m thrilled to be the first Learning Co-ordinator at the Whipple Museum of the History of Science.  This opportunity to extend our education resources is really valuable for a small … Continue reading

December 14, 2012 · Leave a comment

Counting up ….

Here’s a low-tech solution to one of the little challenges that our smaller museums often come up against.  How do you estimate how many of your visitors are children?    Beam … Continue reading

December 13, 2012 · Leave a comment

UCM Staff Newsletter – January 2013

Welcome to the first University of Cambridge Museums (UCM) Staff Newsletter, a monthly bulletin providing all museum staff with an overview of news, updates and opportunities, brought to you by … Continue reading

December 12, 2012 · Leave a comment

Collectively developing the Connecting Collections programme

Vital to the development of the Connecting Collections programme is the involvement of each of the eight museums in the development of plans and projects for the coming years.  New … Continue reading

December 7, 2012 · Leave a comment

From the Kettle’s Yard blog: Winifred Nicholson

Good interpretation (the information in an exhibition that supports the understanding of the artworks) is a tricky thing to get right – too many words and people are bored… not … Continue reading

December 7, 2012 · Leave a comment

Unlimited Global Alchemy

‘Unlimited Global Alchemy’ at the Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology (22 June – 18 August), was a an artistic commission led by British visual artist Rachel Gadsden, in partnership with … Continue reading

December 7, 2012 · Leave a comment

Lou Greenwell – Creative Apprentice

Despite having very little idea of what a “Creative Apprenticeship” might entail, the chance to experience two very contrasting cultural organisations from the inside meant I was definitely interested in … Continue reading

December 7, 2012 · 1 Comment