University of Cambridge Museums

Projects, events and news from the University of Cambridge Museums

Digital Learning Camp

We are currently looking carefully at how teachers use digital resources in the schools in the hope of creating new resources around the University of Cambridge Museums collections. As former classroom … Continue reading

December 18, 2015 · Leave a comment

The beginning of the end of SOCL3

It is a pleasure to be contributing to the University of Cambridge Museums blog again! My name is Sana Khan and I have spent the past year as a SOCL3 … Continue reading

December 17, 2015 · Leave a comment

Exploring Handel’s autograph scores at the Fitzwilliam Museum

For the fourth year running we are working with the Britten Sinfonia Academy (BSA) who have just held a three day course at the Fitzwilliam Museum in late November and … Continue reading

December 16, 2015 · 1 Comment

A look back at ‘Just Arts’ in 2015

An established enrichment programme for Young People in Care Throughout 2015, 73 young people who were currently in care, benefited from the University of Cambridge Museums’ Just Arts programme. Just … Continue reading

December 15, 2015 · Leave a comment

Christmas Opening Times

We wish you all much festive cheer, now that Christmas is almost here! Whether you’re in the mood for bunkering down or taking a trip around the town, then we … Continue reading

December 14, 2015 · Leave a comment

All the Fun of the Fair

If the windmills which lend their name to Mill Road were still in existence, their blades would have been turning in double-quick time, such was the strength of wind on … Continue reading

December 11, 2015 · Leave a comment

A wonderful year

In November 2014 the University of Cambridge Museums recruited Lia Butler on to our Creative Apprenticeships scheme, which offers both practical and administrative experience in a cultural setting through a … Continue reading

December 10, 2015 · Leave a comment

New Collecting Awards

A Curator from the Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology (MAA) was today announced as one of six winners of the Art Fund’s New Collecting Awards, a funding programme that invests … Continue reading

December 10, 2015 · Leave a comment