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Torches, Trails and Treasures: Twilight at the Museums 2015

Wednesday 18 February saw families across Cambridge brave the cold and set out with their torches, glo-sticks and a quest for adventure! This was not a new approach to tackling … Continue reading

February 27, 2015 · Leave a comment

Pop-Up Pop In: Handmade by GAPS

Enjoy a distinctive retail experience and buy unusual and quirky handmade products at POP UP: POP IN – a pop-up shop designed, devised and created by young people completing an … Continue reading

February 26, 2015 · Leave a comment

I know what you did last Summer: Collections Care and Personal Histories

In 2014 Stephen Pates, University of Cambridge Earth Sciences graduate and Sedgwick Prize Winner, assisted with essential archive repackaging and listing work at the Sedgwick Museum. He also conducted an Oral History … Continue reading

February 26, 2015 · Leave a comment

Music on the move!

On 1 February the Britten Sinfonia Academy performed eight pieces of chamber music in two concerts at the Fitzwilliam Museum, playing in four different galleries and introducing their audiences to … Continue reading

February 25, 2015 · Leave a comment

Getting in the Corners

Hello. My name is Ellie Ohara Anderson. I am in my final year of the MSc degree ‘Conservation for Archaeology and Museums’ at University College London. Since September 2014 I … Continue reading

February 23, 2015 · Leave a comment

Cambridge Annual Development Conference

I was recently asked to be part of a panel discussion during the first Cambridge Annual Development Conference for those involved with fundraising, alumni relations and communications at the University … Continue reading

February 20, 2015 · Leave a comment

Workin’ 9 to 5, What a way to make a livin’

“What did you study?” “What do you actually do?” Questions, Questions! We have been working with the Head of Art at Chesterton Community College to run a Silver Arts Award … Continue reading

February 19, 2015 · Leave a comment

Green Museums

Sex, death, money, climate change – a few items from the list titled ‘topics not appropriate for polite conversation’ shown at the beginning of the talk by Rosemary Randall and … Continue reading

February 18, 2015 · 1 Comment