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Projects, events and news from the University of Cambridge Museums

About me: Adam Henry

Hello all! My name is Adam Henry. I am 18 years old and I am a new trainee at the Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology. I am a trainee as … Continue reading

October 28, 2015 · 1 Comment

Myth or Material

On 16 October 2015 Myth or Material, a display of work by artist Gillian Ellis, opened at the Sedgwick Museum. Gillian Ellis is a visual artist currently studying for an … Continue reading

October 26, 2015 · Leave a comment

My Apprenticeship

As I move into my final placement as a Creative Apprentice with the University of Cambridge Museums, I’ve been thinking a lot about the experiences I’ve had over the past … Continue reading

October 23, 2015 · 1 Comment

Periscoping from the Deep Unknown: Let’s Get Real Phase 4

The University of Cambridge Museums (UCM) is taking part in Culture 24’s collaborative research project, Let’s Get Real, in which cultural sector organisations are challenged to think digitally and explore … Continue reading

October 21, 2015 · Leave a comment

Festival of Ideas 2015: coming to a museum near you!

Monday 19 October – Sunday 1 November 2015 The annual Festival of Ideas marks a busy time in the calendar of the University of Cambridge Museums and Botanic Garden. With … Continue reading

October 16, 2015 · Leave a comment

Collections Trust Conference 2015

The Collections Trust is an organisation that works with museums and archives to help improve collections management and collections use, offering a wide range of resources and workshops to achieve this. … Continue reading

October 14, 2015 · Leave a comment

Ronald Searle: ‘Obsessed with Drawing’

13 October 2015 to 31 January 2016, Fitzwilliam Museum Exhibition on St Trinian’s creator shows the breadth of one of the great satirists of the modern age Following a gift … Continue reading

October 12, 2015 · Leave a comment

Museums Takeover Day

On 14 May the Fitzwilliam Museum ran a takeover day in which six young people aged between 14 and 16 got the opportunity to try out real jobs in the … Continue reading

October 8, 2015 · 1 Comment