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

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 Rameses III at the Fitzwilliam Museum. Guided by Amy and her Egyptologist uncle, children are led through a series of simple tasks to help them to understand some of the… Read full article

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