University of Cambridge Museums

Projects, events and news from the University of Cambridge Museums

Educational and Cultural Exchange at MAA

During the week of 11-14 November the Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology (MAA) hosted a group of Torres Strait Islander students from Waybeni Koey Ngurpay Mudh, Tagai State College on … Continue reading

December 20, 2013 · Leave a comment

My Museum Favourite: The Barberini Faun

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

December 19, 2013 · Leave a comment

UCM Staff Newsletter – January 2014

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

December 19, 2013 · Leave a comment

Twilight at the Museums 2014

Wednesday 19 February 2014 4.30 – 8.30pm Discover a world of light and dark… The University of Cambridge Museums along with the Botanic Garden, Cambridge Science Centre, Cambridge Museum of Technology, … Continue reading

December 18, 2013 · 1 Comment

Collections Access at the Whipple

What is the point of a museum database? For many of us who work behind the scenes in museums, the answer might seem pretty obvious. The database is the central … Continue reading

December 17, 2013 · 2 Comments

Cam Sight at Kettle’s Yard

Over the past 4 months I have worked with Cam Sight, a charity that provides support for blind and partially sighted people, to facilitate tours and practical workshops at Kettle’s … Continue reading

December 16, 2013 · Leave a comment

Sing that Thing!

Since September the gallery space at the Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology has been coming alive on Monday evenings with the resonating sound of people singing. Sing That Thing is … Continue reading

December 13, 2013 · Leave a comment

My Museum Favourite: 1923 Babcock & Wilcox Boiler

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

December 12, 2013 · 1 Comment