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Science, art, and wonder: Preschoolers at the Science Festival

Educators from the Fitzwilliam Museum and the Whipple Museum of the History of Science collaborated on a brand new event as part of the Science Festival earlier this year. We … Continue reading

April 26, 2017 · Leave a comment

Lost and Found at the Garden

For some of us who garden regularly, collecting bits of pottery found while digging can become something of an addiction.  I have long hoarded the things I find in the … Continue reading

April 12, 2017 · Leave a comment

Exploring River Cam Stories with Rowan, at the Fitzwilliam Museum

Alison Ayres, Education Assistant at the Fitzwilliam Museum, shares her experience of working with students from Rowan to take inspiration from art work by Gwen Raverat as part of their … Continue reading

April 6, 2017 · Leave a comment

My Apprenticeship

I can hardly believe over two years have passed; its gone so quickly. I started my apprenticeship in December 2014 and looking back it seems like such a long time … Continue reading

April 5, 2017 · Leave a comment

Source: supporting art & design students

Source matches the University of Cambridge Museums collections with Art and Design exam themes, providing high quality starting points from objects for students and teachers at GCSE , A Level and BTEC. … Continue reading

April 4, 2017 · Leave a comment

Creative Families – The First Step

We were delighted to welcome young parents and their babies from Romsey Mill Children’s Centre to the Fitzwilliam Museum for an exciting new project: Creative Families. This is a newly-created … Continue reading

March 29, 2017 · Leave a comment

How Did They Do That? Science and Technology in Ancient Egypt

Designing an interactive Quest for 8-14 year olds We are excited to announce the launch of a new interactive quest for 8-14 year olds based around the sarcophagus lid of … Continue reading

March 22, 2017 · Leave a comment

Design Thinking – Designing a new family guide for the Fitzwilliam

What are the right questions to ask when designing a new resource or service? What methods can we use to assist collaborative and creative thinking? Marco Mason, a Marie Curie … Continue reading

March 15, 2017 · Leave a comment