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Projects, events and news from the University of Cambridge Museums

May celebrations at MAA

As the Prize Ceremony for the Art Fund Prize for Museum of the Year 2013 draws nearer, here at the Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology we look back on a … Continue reading

May 29, 2013 · Leave a comment

Insects in Art

As the Museum of Zoology gets ready for major refurbishment, Alicia Lloyd, Education Assistant, has been arranging outreach sessions based on the museum’s collections. Joining up with education staff at the … Continue reading

May 29, 2013 · Leave a comment

Songs and Stories at Classics

In the last month or so, the Museum of Classical Archaeology has been very pleased to host two rather unusual events – each of which transformed the cast gallery into … Continue reading

May 29, 2013 · Leave a comment

Armoury Extravaganza at the Fitzwilliam Museum

Wednesday 29 May: 11am – 4.30pm People of all ages are invited to participate in a free Armoury Extravaganza this half-term to celebrate the Fitzwilliam Museum’s ongoing Armoury refurbishment project, due to be … Continue reading

May 28, 2013 · Leave a comment

Lucky Dipping In the Museum

Throughout the Easter holidays families enjoyed dipping into the Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology’s new family activity: a huge Lucky Dip. In this pilot the activities were used by family … Continue reading

May 24, 2013 · 1 Comment

UCM Staff Newsletter – June 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

May 24, 2013 · Leave a comment

May Half term activities for children and families – 2013

Explore the collections of the University of Cambridge Museums this half term with a fun filled week of activities for children and families. Sunday 26 May: Studio Sundays 1 – … Continue reading

May 23, 2013 · Leave a comment

Rotating objects – refreshing displays

Since September 2012, conservators and curators at the Polar Museum have been working on a project which will gradually transform the look of the museum galleries over the next two … Continue reading

May 22, 2013 · 4 Comments