University of Cambridge Museums

Projects, events and news from the University of Cambridge Museums

Building up our brand

You may have noticed that there are changes afoot – our logo has changed, our publicity material is different and our website has had a makeover! The University of Cambridge … Continue reading

March 31, 2014 · Leave a comment

Mystery Shopper Project Review

Following on from the successful University of Cambridge Museums Mystery Shopper Project which was delivered in 2013, approximately fifteen Business and Enterprise students from Cambridge Regional College (CRC) presented their … Continue reading

March 28, 2014 · Leave a comment

Art & Science of Curation

Today, curating as a profession means at least four things. It means to preserve, in the sense of safeguarding the heritage of art. It means to be the selector of … Continue reading

March 27, 2014 · Leave a comment

Tapa: Barkcloth paintings

Tapa: Barkcloth paintings from the Pacific at the Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology (25 March – 19 April) will showcase rarely displayed barkcloths, including two works by women of the … Continue reading

March 26, 2014 · Leave a comment

A New Museum of Zoology

Our Museum of Zoology houses one of the greatest zoology collections in the world, and has done so for over 150 years. We have in excess of 4 million specimens … Continue reading

March 25, 2014 · 2 Comments

Easter Holiday 2014: Events and Museum Opening Hours

This Easter holiday, put a spring in your step and head out to explore the University of Cambridge Museums. With hands-on craft activities, treasure hunts and trails, you’ll find an … Continue reading

March 25, 2014 · Leave a comment

Creative and Cultural Skills Conference

During the annual conference of the National Skills Academy – Creative and Cultural Skills, you may have seen this positive tweet What was it all about, I hear you ask?  … Continue reading

March 24, 2014 · Leave a comment

Audience evaluation across our Museums

In museums we spend a huge number of hours putting together exhibitions and displays: selecting the perfect objects that fit our theme, writing informative text, making mounts, adjusting lighting and … Continue reading

March 21, 2014 · 1 Comment