University of Cambridge Museums

Projects, events and news from the University of Cambridge Museums

Myths, Memories and Mysteries

This summer the Museum of Classical Archaeology and Wolfson College are excited to be hosting the exhibition Myths, Memories and Mysteries: how artists respond to the past. The exhibition is … Continue reading

June 30, 2014 · Leave a comment

pARTy to celebrate Arts Award

Celebrate the Arts Award at the University of Cambridge Museums Young people are invited to the Fitzwilliam Museum on Saturday 19 July between 2-4pm for an afternoon of art workshops … Continue reading

June 27, 2014 · Leave a comment

‘Clare’ the T Rex roars down King’s Parade

I don’t think many people expect that one day they will get to wheel a metal dinosaur skeleton through the historic streets of a famous University town – however, on … Continue reading

June 26, 2014 · 1 Comment

What do art and culture in Cambridge mean to you?

Developing a shared vision for the arts and culture to be central to the city’s future Cambridge has a thriving cultural sector, from individual artists working in community settings through … Continue reading

June 25, 2014 · Leave a comment

Crafting Colour at the Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology

Contemporary prints and paintings produced in western Botswana over the last twenty five years feature in the Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology’s summer exhibition Crafting Colour: Beads, Pattern and Painting … Continue reading

June 24, 2014 · Leave a comment

Work Experience at our museums

The University of Cambridge Museums offer work experience placements for school-aged participants, providing the opportunity to spend a week learning new skills and developing their self-confidence, timekeeping and communication. During their … Continue reading

June 23, 2014 · Leave a comment

Arbury Carnival

The Arbury Carnival first took place in 1977 to celebrate the Queen’s Silver Jubilee.  It proved so popular that it is now an annual event, attracting between 3,000 to 5,000 … Continue reading

June 20, 2014 · Leave a comment

Art & Science of Curation: What curation means on the internet

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

June 19, 2014 · Leave a comment