University of Cambridge Museums

Projects, events and news from the University of Cambridge Museums

SHARE Front of House Forum

It has been a highlight of my SOCL traineeship to have been on the list of speakers at the last SHARE Front of House Forum at Chelmsford Museum, particularly when … Continue reading

June 30, 2015 · 1 Comment

Whale move again

In the immortal words of Bon Jovi you could say that “Ooooo, oooo we’re halfway there” except that rather than living on a prayer we’re living on our stretched wits, … Continue reading

June 29, 2015 · Leave a comment

Brilliant resources….on our doorstep!

The prospect of developing yet another new curriculum can be an overwhelming prospect for any school. This is our story of how we are grasping the opportunity with both hands. … Continue reading

June 26, 2015 · Leave a comment

The Fitz on Instagram

Eimear Reilly (Documentation Assistant, Coins & Medals) and Elenor Ling (Research Assistant, Paintings, Drawings & Prints) discuss their work to promote the Fitzwilliam Museum’s Instagram account. While the Fitzwilliam Museum’s … Continue reading

June 25, 2015 · Leave a comment

Sounds Green at the Garden

The Cambridge Summer Music Festival is bringing five new acts to the Botanic Garden’s July Wednesday late night openings this year. The Sounds Green series of very relaxed and sociable … Continue reading

June 24, 2015 · Leave a comment


The recent CultureGeek conference at the Southbank Centre provided a forum to reflect and discuss how organisations and individuals from a wide spectrum of cultural forms are using digital developments … Continue reading

June 24, 2015 · Leave a comment

Preparing for River Stars Reindeer

How do you narrow down 26,000 photographs and artefacts to an exhibition of around 70  images? Dr Jocelyne Dudding and her research team were hard at work when I visited … Continue reading

June 23, 2015 · Leave a comment

‘The Park is Open’…

Dinosaurs, popcorn and big screens as the Sedgwick Museum takes on the launch of Jurassic World Jurassic World, one of the most anticipated movies of the summer, opened on Friday  … Continue reading

June 22, 2015 · Leave a comment