Co-curating The Year That Made Antarctica

The Polar Museum tested out co-curation for their recent exhibition – the varied team ensured that a wide cast of characters made an appearance in ‘The Year That Made Antarctica’. There’s just one month left to run of our current exhibition at the Polar Museum: The Year That Made Antarctica – People, Politics and the International Geophysical Year (IGY). Set… 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

Lyme Regis Rocks

Over the May Bank Holiday weekend, four Cambridge organisations took part in the Lyme Regis Fossil Festival. Over the past few years the British Antarctic Survey (BAS) have been joined by the UK Antarctic heritage Trust (UKAHT) and the Polar Museum at the Scott Polar Research Institute (SPRI). This year the Sedgwick Museum of Earth Sciences also joined in. On… Read full article