University of Cambridge Museums

Projects, events and news from the University of Cambridge Museums

Day of the Dead

For Mexicans everywhere, the Day of the Dead is a time for remembering relatives, friends, and ancestors in a lighter way with the emphasis on laughter and music, rather than … Continue reading

November 29, 2013 · Leave a comment

My Museum Favourite: Professor Okey’s bedbug trap

My Museum Favourite is a collection of personal responses to objects and specimens, written by staff and volunteers across Cambridge museums and collections. Download the trail online to find the full list of venues … Continue reading

November 28, 2013 · Leave a comment

Impact and engagement: University Museums for the 21st century

The University of Cambridge Museums are featured in a new high-profile document recently published by the University Museums Group and University Museums in Scotland.  ‘Impact & Engagement: University Museums for … Continue reading

November 27, 2013 · Leave a comment

Work Experience Taster Day

Gabrielle Harlock, one of our two Creative Apprentices, shares her experience of participating in the recent University of Cambridge Museums Work Experience Taster Day which took place on 31 October. … Continue reading

November 26, 2013 · Leave a comment

Learning the art of the silent laugh

‘Even if you tell me the funniest story I’ve ever heard, I won’t be laughing.’ This might seem an odd way to start a conversation, but it has been a … Continue reading

November 25, 2013 · Leave a comment

International University Museums conference

A recent conference in Ghent, Belgium, enabled us to put the University of Cambridge Museums, and in particular the development of our consortium of eight museums, into its European and … Continue reading

November 22, 2013 · Leave a comment

UCM Staff Newsletter – December 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 … Continue reading

November 22, 2013 · Leave a comment

My Museum Favourite: The Cambridge Hoard

My Museum Favourite is a collection of personal responses to objects and specimens, written by staff and volunteers across Cambridge museums and collections. Download the trail online to find the full list of venues … Continue reading

November 21, 2013 · Leave a comment