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Projects, events and news from the University of Cambridge Museums

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

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

Easter Eggs-capades

This Easter, hop along to the University of Cambridge Museums & Botanic Garden for some ‘cracking’ family fun. In addition to special holiday activities and trails, you’ll find lots more … Continue reading

March 30, 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