Creative Families – The Next Step

We have been working alongside Romsey Mill Children’s Centre to give young parents and their babies the opportunity to develop a sustained relationship with the Fitzwilliam Museum through a variety of experiences, leading participants to a Creative Families Award. We recently enjoyed another varied and exciting session with our Creative Families! The young parents and babies have attended the museum… Read full article

A conversation with… a woolly bear

Woolly bears are not an uncommon sight in museums.  As part of the pest management programme at the Fitzwilliam Museum, we have to keep an eye on numbers as they can cause a lot of irreversible damage to some of the collections. We thought it’d be a good idea to get to know them a bit better: You’re not very… Read full article

Work Experience: “just like any other job”

The University of Cambridge Museums offer work experience placements for school-aged participants, providing the opportunity to spend a week learning new skills and developing their self-confidence, timekeeping and communication. During their placement work experience students spend half their time at the Fitzwilliam Museum and half their time at one of the other museums in Cambridge – this week it was the Museum… Read full article