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Projects, events and news from the University of Cambridge Museums

Lt Charles Royds and his Sporting Medal

The Polar Museum has been kindly loaned a rare Sporting Medal and tally from the British National Antarctic (Discovery) Expedition, 1901–04 which once belonged to Lt Charles Royds. However the story extends … Continue reading

May 30, 2014 · 1 Comment

Art & Science of Curation: The art and science of being a young museum professional

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

May 29, 2014 · Leave a comment

‘We had fun’: Being a Museum Ambassador

Over the past 12 months University of Cambridge Museums education staff have been working with staff and students from North Cambridge Academy in an exciting new strategic partnership. As part of … Continue reading

May 27, 2014 · 2 Comments

Arbury is Where we Live…Now!

Arbury is Where we Live was the brainchild of the late educational pioneer and oral history advocate Sallie Purkiss.  It was a partnership of the (then) four primary schools and … Continue reading

May 23, 2014 · Leave a comment

Art & Science of Curation: What is a Curator?

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

May 22, 2014 · Leave a comment

Family Activities for May Half-term 2014

From tales of Herculean adventures to discovering more about moths, there are plenty of exciting family activities happening across our museums this half-term. In addition, you will find all sorts … Continue reading

May 21, 2014 · Leave a comment

Working with North Cambridge Academy

Over the past 12 months University of Cambridge Museums education staff have been working with staff and students from North Cambridge Academy in an exciting new strategic partnership. The partnership … Continue reading

May 20, 2014 · 1 Comment

Buddha’s Word

Buddha’s Word: The Life of Books in Tibet and Beyond is the first exhibition of Tibetan material in Cambridge taking place at the Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology. It will display … Continue reading

May 19, 2014 · Leave a comment