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Projects, events and news from the University of Cambridge Museums

Svalbard Archives at the Sedgwick Museum

I’m excited to be back at the Sedgwick Museum of Earth Sciences as project Archivist until the end of the year, having previously worked for the Museum in 2010-2012 during … Continue reading

June 28, 2013 · 2 Comments

Conservation of rare books

The Fitzwilliam Museum Conservation Students blog is written by students and interns at the Fitzwilliam Museum and Hamilton Kerr Institute who share their experiences of life behind the scenes and describe the conservation … Continue reading

June 27, 2013 · Leave a comment

Traveller outreach on Midsummer Common

The Museum of Archaeology & Anthropology (MAA) and The Polar Museum went out to work with young travellers on Midsummer Common last Thursday 20 and Friday 21 June. Delivered in partnership … Continue reading

June 26, 2013 · Leave a comment

A Perfect Instance of History Recurrence

In the summer of 2007, I departed from the Whipple Museum after two weeks of work experience and firmly decided that they had been the best weeks of my – … Continue reading

June 24, 2013 · 1 Comment

First major UK exhibition of Fijian art at MAA

The most historically significant collection of Fijian objects in the world outside of Fiji is on display at the Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology (MAA). Chiefs and Governors: Art and … Continue reading

June 21, 2013 · Leave a comment

UCM Staff Newsletter – July 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

June 21, 2013 · Leave a comment

Christopher Wood: Artist in Focus

This summer, Kettle’s Yard will present the third in its series of Artist in Focus exhibitions, looking in-depth at the work of some of the key artists in the collection. … Continue reading

June 20, 2013 · Leave a comment

Alice Saunders – Events Intern

It was in the middle of March that I applied for this 3-month internship to work with University of Cambridge Museums and, would you believe it, it’s all thanks to … Continue reading

June 19, 2013 · 1 Comment