University of Cambridge Museums

Projects, events and news from the University of Cambridge Museums

Visit to Wiltshire and Swindon History Centre

At the end of January a group of conservators and archaeologists from the East of England SHARE Conservation Network and SHARE Museums East Archaeology Network went on an expedition to … Continue reading

April 29, 2014 · Leave a comment

Bluetooth LE Beacons in museums

The University of Cambridge Museums and the University’s Computer Lab is currently conducting research on the possible uses of mobile technologies in museums, including the role of digital technology in … Continue reading

April 28, 2014 · 1 Comment

Finding out about you!

The University of Cambridge Museums have been working very closely with The Audience Agency on a long term project to better understand our audiences. If you have visited any one … Continue reading

April 25, 2014 · Leave a comment

Art & Science of Curation: Curating and Kettle’s Yard

The Art & Science of Curation is a project which explores ideas around Curation and the role of the curator. Over the coming year, we will be inviting people from both within … Continue reading

April 24, 2014 · Leave a comment

Museums at Night – 16 May 2014

For drinks at nightfall…and wonders that enthral…join us for Museums at Night This year six of the University of Cambridge Museums will be taking part in Museums at Night, Culture … Continue reading

April 23, 2014 · Leave a comment

Visitor Observation: A Practical Guide

‘Trainer needed for webinar about how visitors use exhibition spaces’ the email read. I had never attended a webinar, but the request fitted so well with the Audience Evaluation project … Continue reading

April 22, 2014 · Leave a comment

Art & Science of Curation: Coming in from the cold: curation at The Polar Museum

The Art & Science of Curation is a project which explores ideas around Curation and the role of the curator. Over the coming year, we will be inviting people from both within … Continue reading

April 17, 2014 · Leave a comment

Visit to Leather Conservation Centre

At the end of February the SHARE conservation network organised a visit to the Leather Conservation Centre and the tannery of the Institute for Creative Leather Technologies in Northampton. Our kind host … Continue reading

April 16, 2014 · Leave a comment