University of Cambridge Museums

Projects, events and news from the University of Cambridge Museums

Preventative Conservation and Collections Care Internship

I have recently returned to the conservation field after a career break. I originally studied conservation and restoration at the University of Lincoln, before working for private conservation companies and … Continue reading

October 31, 2013 · Leave a comment

CultureFinder cube

There are many fascinating things in the University museums. But what would you choose if you were creating your own tour around the museums’ collections and other cultural treasures in … Continue reading

October 30, 2013 · Leave a comment

A museum for tomorrow…

On 19 October we took part in the Festival of Ideas event Ideas in the Community at the Centre at St Pauls with a hands on Big Draw activity for all … Continue reading

October 29, 2013 · Leave a comment

International Conference ‘The Learning Museum – LEM’

18-21 September 2013 Bologna, Italy A few weeks ago, I was fortunate to represent the University of Cambridge Museums at the final international conference of the The Learning Museum – … Continue reading

October 28, 2013 · Leave a comment

UCM Staff Newsletter – November 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

October 25, 2013 · Leave a comment

The Lost World (part 2)

The Lost World (part 2) at the Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology features work by contemporary visual artist Julie Gough and is curated by Khadija von Zinnenburg Carroll. The exhibition … Continue reading

October 24, 2013 · Leave a comment

“Full of good stairs”: Building a Successful Schools Service at the Fitzwilliam Museum

Public Engagement in Museums can mean anything from running workshops for babies and toddlers to devising sessions for some of the most excluded groups in today’s society. However, at the very … Continue reading

October 23, 2013 · Leave a comment