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

Young children, public spaces and democracy: the BRIC Project

Nicola Wallis reports on the BRIC Conference, for those involved with early childhood education and care to discuss the promotion of very young children’s democratic engagement in civic society by regular visits to public spaces – including museums. This conference was a culmination of the EU-funded BRIC Project, which has spent the last three years investigating young children, democracy and… Read full article

Stitching up the Arctic

Inspired by the painted ceilings in the Polar Museum‘s entrance hall, the Polar education team wanted an updated version of our Arctic map that we could touch, explore and get close to. In the Autumn of 2016, we commissioned local artist Jenny Langley to make us a textile map of the region that also incorporated current Arctic research. Jenny worked… Read full article