University of Cambridge Museums

Projects, events and news from the University of Cambridge Museums

Circuit Curates: Grace and Speed

Since December I have been working with Circuit to curate an exhibition in Helen’s Bedroom at Kettle’s Yard. Run by Kettle’s Yard and Wysing Arts Centre, Circuit Cambridge is part … Continue reading

March 31, 2015 · Leave a comment

Work Experience Taster Day

Alex Tomkins, University of Cambridge Museums Creative Apprentice, attended our recent Work Experience Taster Day. Here he shares his thoughts on the event. “The Work Experience Taster Day was an … Continue reading

March 30, 2015 · Leave a comment

Avoiding disaster

Recently a large batch of very tempting polar bear cupcakes appeared in the Scott Polar Research Institute kitchen on the tea trolley. They were intended for afternoon tea (served every day at … Continue reading

March 27, 2015 · 1 Comment

E.F. Bausor: In memoriam (possibly)

I’m not quite sure if Emma Florence Bausor is dead. She lives in Mill Road Cemetery, sleeping in one of the tombs in the St. Clement area. She talks to … Continue reading

March 26, 2015 · Leave a comment

Easter Holiday 2015: Museum Opening Hours and Events

This Easter holiday, put a spring in your step and head out to explore the University of Cambridge Museums. Opening hours vary across the University Museums. Easter openings are noted … Continue reading

March 25, 2015 · Leave a comment

Precious memories and souvenirs

This week on Twitter is Museum Week and the Tuesday has been dedicated to museum souvenirs people have bought and treasured: #souvenirsMW It just so happened that today the Fitzwilliam … Continue reading

March 24, 2015 · Leave a comment

Archaeology of Childhood

The Museum of Archaeology & Anthropology (MAA) and Cambridgeshire County Council’s Historic Environment Team are delighted to announce that we have secured a grant from the Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF) for an exciting new exhibition about … Continue reading

March 23, 2015 · Leave a comment

Pop Up Pop In

Just over two weeks ago we opened Pop Up Pop In for business – a shop and art gallery selling unusual and quirky handmade products made by 16-17 year olds … Continue reading

March 20, 2015 · Leave a comment