University of Cambridge Museums

Projects, events and news from the University of Cambridge Museums

Clare the T rex at the Sedgwick Museum

6 months after she trundled through Cambridge following a late night at her Namesake College’s May Ball, Clare the Tyrannosaurus rex has finally moved to her new home. The half-size metal … Continue reading

January 30, 2015 · 2 Comments

Landscape and Stone: Oil Paintings of Lazio

The atmospheric collection at the Museum of Classical Archaeology is an inspiration to artists and the ideal location for an exhibition of contemporary art. Our majestic casts are reimagined alongside … Continue reading

January 29, 2015 · Leave a comment

Concrete Poetry exhibition & symposium

A gathering of speakers will come together in Cambridge on 14 February for a symposium to celebrate the close exchanges and cross-fertilization of influences among poets living and working internationally … Continue reading

January 28, 2015 · Leave a comment

Museums Association visit

On Tuesday 20 January we were delighted to welcome Sharon Heal, the new director of the Museums Association, to the University of Cambridge Museums.  Sharon visited several of our museums … Continue reading

January 26, 2015 · Leave a comment

Giants of the Garden

If you’ve visited the Botanic Garden recently you may have had that strange feeling of being watched as six of our favourite trees have each been given a pair of eyes for … Continue reading

January 23, 2015 · Leave a comment

Art Project with the Foyer

For the past ten weeks I have been working with a group of young people from the Foyer, Cambridge as part of Circuit – a programme connecting 15-25 year olds with … Continue reading

January 21, 2015 · Leave a comment

Nobody Puts Baby in a Corner

Under 2s at the Fitzwilliam Museum Can babies really enjoy museums?  How can they engage with our collections? Surely babies are all about mess, noise and chaos?! In response to … Continue reading

January 20, 2015 · 1 Comment

Creating my Cambridge with Michael Rosen

A new short film featuring the Fitzwilliam Museum, its famous lions and 125 Cambridge schoolchildren has been produced with former British Children’s Laureate Michael Rosen. Creating my Cambridge from Historyworks on … Continue reading

January 19, 2015 · Leave a comment