“Visiting museums isn’t half as fun as running them!”: summer work experience at the Museum of Classical Archaeology

Each summer the Museum of Classical Archaeology offers work experience placements to two students in order to give them a taste of work in a small museum (the students also get to spend a week in the Classical Faculty Library in the second week of their placement). This summer we were joined by two eager students: Holly, a Classical Archaeology… Read full article

Wanderings with a Camera with Cambridge Community Arts

Here at the Museum of Classical Archaeology, we’re always excited when artists find new and creative ways to view our old friends, our plaster casts of Greek and Roman sculpture. So when a new relationship with Cambridge Community Arts did just that, we were over the moon. Cambridge Community Arts (CCA) is a local charity which runs a great programme… Read full article

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 for those of us working with very young children who, from an adult point of view, move around a lot! Often at great speed and in unpredictable directions. In fact… Read full article