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Easter activities for children and families – 2013

Explore the collections of the University of Cambridge Museums this Easter with activities for children and families. Wednesday 3 April: Drawing Together 12 noon – 4pm, Fitzwilliam Museum Drop in … Continue reading

March 27, 2013 · 2 Comments

The Sedgwick Museum – a path to…

Issey Abell, a student at Cambridge Regional College undertaking work experience with the Sedgwick Museum shares her experiences of learning about museum administration. “Getting into the heritage sector is a tricky … Continue reading

March 26, 2013 · Leave a comment

The Search for Immortality – Audience Evaluation

Featuring over 350 treasures in jade, gold, silver, bronze and ceramics, The Fitzwilliam Museum’s exhibition The Search for Immortality (11 May – 11 November 2012) was the largest and most … Continue reading

March 25, 2013 · 2 Comments

Whipple Museum Conservation Fund

The Whipple family’s interest in Robert Whipple’s collection of scientific instruments and books did not end with his gift in 1944. Over the years many relatives have continued to show … Continue reading

March 21, 2013 · Leave a comment

Why? Garden motivations and casting knowledge

Having already asked about the ‘who’ behind their research projects, this week the Connecting with Collections researchers turn to the question of ‘why’. Pippa Lacey explores motivations and influences behind … Continue reading

March 20, 2013 · 2 Comments

UCM Staff Newsletter – April 2013

Welcome to the 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 the UCM Team. We … Continue reading

March 20, 2013 · Leave a comment

Animal Bytes at the Museum of Zoology

Launch Event: 20 March, 7-8.30pm Museum of Zoology Discover the Museum’s collections through the eyes of the people who study and care for them. This unique event explores the human … Continue reading

March 19, 2013 · Leave a comment