Four museums, four awards

What do a Polar map, a Egyptian coffin, the earliest animal fossils and an exhibition on the Pacific have in common? They were all winners in this year’s University of Cambridge Vice-Chancellor’s Research and Impact Engagement Awards, in which four projects at the University of Cambridge Museums scooped prizes. The prizes recognise the important role our museums play in sharing… Read full article

2018-19 in numbers

It’s been a busy year here at the University of Cambridge Museums. Spring is reporting season, when we gather together data on our work in the past reporting year (April to March) for our major funders. It’s not the most glamorous of museum tasks, but when those numbers from our institutions are all brought together… well, they tell a satisfying… Read full article

Bridging Binaries: reflections on the pilot

In December 2018, the University of Cambridge Museums (UCM) launched a pilot series of volunteer-led LGBTQ+ tours: Bridging Binaries. Forty tours, four museums and a lot of press coverage later, it’s time to look back on the pilot and plot the next steps. The project saw a team of dedicated volunteers develop their own LGBTQ+ tours in the Museum of… Read full article