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An INSIGHT into the Fitzwilliam Museum

Thirty year 10 students from London recently visited the Fitzwilliam Museum as part of the University’s INSIGHT programme. INSIGHT is an academic programme delivered through the University’s Widening Participation Programme, … Continue reading

February 22, 2017 · Leave a comment

Working towards audience diversity through creating progression opportunities at the Fitzwilliam Museum

Since summer 2016, Kate Carreno, Assistant Director Central Services, and Miranda Stearn, Head of Learning, at the Fitzwilliam Museum have been participating in the Arts Marketing Association’s Audience Diversity Academy … Continue reading

February 17, 2017 · Leave a comment

Teachers Explore ‘Line and Shape’

In the spring and summer of 2016, Paula Briggs and Sheila Ceccarelli from AccessArt and Kate Noble from the Fitzwilliam Museum collaborated to create and deliver a series of InSET sessions (in-service-training) for primary school teachers. AccessArt facilitates high … Continue reading

January 25, 2017 · Leave a comment

Meet our new Creative Apprentice Sophie-Emma

My name is Sophie-Emma, I recently started working at Wysing Arts Centre and Kettle’s Yard as a Creative Apprentice. I started this Autumn and will finish the course in November 2017. My experience of … Continue reading

January 18, 2017 · Leave a comment

Romsey Mill Young Mum’s Arts Award

The Fitzwilliam Museum has been working with the Young Mums group at Romsey Mill since 2012 supporting participants to achieve an Arts Award (a nationally recognised qualification). The programme follows … Continue reading

December 22, 2016 · Leave a comment

You Are Here – Open House Artist Residency 2016

Isabella Martin, Open House Artist in Residence 2016, has been working in collaboration with residents and community groups in North Cambridge to create a new map of the area. Martin … Continue reading

December 19, 2016 · Leave a comment

Stories, Statues and Stillness

Exploring movement and mindfulness with preschoolers at the Museum of Classical Archaeology This year, the Cambridge Festival of Ideas was based around the theme of ‘movement’.  This was very exciting … Continue reading

December 1, 2016 · Leave a comment

SOURCE 2017

A free drop-in programme of informal studio and gallery art practice Saturdays 11, 18, 25 February & Half-Term Tuesday 14 – Friday 17 February 2017 For the last nine years … Continue reading

November 10, 2016 · Leave a comment