University of Cambridge Museums

Projects, events and news from the University of Cambridge Museums

Try Your Hand

Over the past 2 years Orchard Park and North Cambridge residents have had the chance to try their hand at a different artistic practice each month. Thanks to Kettle’s Yard … Continue reading

February 29, 2016 · Leave a comment

Twilight at the Museums – the Volunteer experience

Kelly is a local primary school teacher who enjoys exploring everything that Cambridge has to offer and blogging about her experiences on the way. Here she describes her involvement with Twilight … Continue reading

February 25, 2016 · Leave a comment

Alex Hetherington: Education & Outreach at the Polar Museum

Hi, I’m Alex, recently arrived at the Scott Polar Research Institute (SPRI) and joining Naomi Chapman in the Education and Outreach team at the Polar Museum. Most of my career … Continue reading

February 24, 2016 · Leave a comment

Death on the Nile: Uncovering the afterlife of ancient Egypt

23 February – 22 May 2016, Fitzwilliam Museum The Fitzwilliam Museum is marking its bicentenary anniversary celebrations with an exhibition on its remarkable collection of Egyptian coffins. Going beyond the … Continue reading

February 23, 2016 · 1 Comment

Orchids in print: Reichenbachia

The ‘Orchid Hunters’ display is in full swing here at Cambridge University Botanic Garden, but it’s not just in the Glasshouse Range that these stunning blooms can be found. There … Continue reading

February 17, 2016 · Leave a comment

Graduation ceremony with a difference

The University of Cambridge is used to graduation ceremonies, but the one that took place at the Fitzwilliam Museum on 10 December 2015 was different. 60 children from North Cambridge … Continue reading

February 15, 2016 · Leave a comment

A Handful of Objects

A new online resource for Kettle’s Yard – explore objects through film, sound and 360-degree views The Kettle’s Yard learning team are delighted to announce the launch of A Handful of Objects … Continue reading

February 12, 2016 · 1 Comment

‘Marry Me Monday’ at the Botanic Garden

Cambridge University’s Botanic Garden and Glasshouse Range is offering free admission on Monday 29 February in honour of Leap day this year. The Botanic Garden is a beautiful oasis set … Continue reading

February 10, 2016 · Leave a comment