University of Cambridge Museums

Projects, events and news from the University of Cambridge Museums

Evaluating Digital Engagement

For the last two years we have been observing visitors in our gallery spaces to see what they do, where they go and what attracts their attention. Up to the … Continue reading

September 29, 2015 · Leave a comment

Subject Taster Week 2015

“There is, as a result of this week, a clear enthusiasm in our students to take any opportunity that comes along.” Paul Murray, Head of Community, Oasis Academy  This September 90 … Continue reading

September 28, 2015 · Leave a comment

Following Hercules: The Story of Classical Art

25 September – 6 December 2015, Fitzwilliam Museum A colossal polystyrene statue of Hercules by contemporary artist Matt Darbyshire will be the star exhibit in a new exhibition at the … Continue reading

September 25, 2015 · Leave a comment

Circuit: Unlock Cambridge

Discover an alternative Cambridge at free youth arts festival Circuit: Unlock Cambridge on Saturday 10 October, 12 – 9pm Circuit: Unlock Cambridge, developed and delivered by young people from Circuit … Continue reading

September 24, 2015 · Leave a comment

Ask A Curator Day with University of Cambridge Museums

On Wednesday 16 September 2015 museums once again opened their virtual doors to the Twitter community for #AskACurator, and it was as fun as ever. People asked a huge array of … Continue reading

September 23, 2015 · Leave a comment

A lifetime devoted to Learning Outside the Classroom

We are excited to announce that Philip Stephenson has been short listed for a Learning Outside the Classroom Lifetime Achievement Award. Our University of Cambridge Museums learning teams have been … Continue reading

September 22, 2015 · Leave a comment

Antarctica is All Stitched Up!

A krill swarm, a hydrothermal thermal vent, an ozone-measuring balloon, lava bombs, an ice core sample and a white blooded icefish are just some of the weird and wonderful things … Continue reading

September 21, 2015 · 1 Comment

An Environmental Success Story

So often the environmental headlines in the news discuss the lack of international agreement on climate change, unprecedented global warming and drops in renewable energy tariffs. From such headlines you … Continue reading

September 18, 2015 · Leave a comment