Racing ahead with partnership working

With the University of Cambridge Museums’ near neighbour, the National Heritage Centre for Horseracing and Sporting Art, nominated for a national museum award, Liz Hide reflects on how this demonstrates the benefits of museums working in partnership across the region. The Art Fund Museum of the Year award is one of the highlights of the museum year, providing a high-profile… Read full article

Exploring River Cam Stories at the Fitzwilliam Museum

Alison Ayres, Education Assistant at the Fitzwilliam Museum, shares her experience of working with students from local charity Rowan to take inspiration from art work by Gwen Raverat as part of their River Stories project. Rowan is a Cambridge based charity which provides a creative environment for learning disabled adults. Staff and volunteers provide support in the studios where students… Read full article

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 scheme based on Arts Award which provides a framework for adults and very young children to enjoy and create art together. We began by taking an Art Walk around the… Read full article