Two years of Cam Lates

Two years of Cam Lates – they’ve gone in a flash. We caught up with Jenny Bull, University of Cambridge Museums Engagement Coordinator, to find out about programming the series and future plans. Hello Jen. Remind us what Cam Lates is again? Cam Lates is a series of after-hours events for adults aged 25-44 in our museums and Garden. The… Read full article

Championing Diversity in Museums Seminar – a few things I took away

In January 2018 I attended the Museums Association’s ‘All Inclusive: Championing Diversity in Museums’ one day seminar at Thinktank, one of Birmingham Museums’ sites in central Birmingham. The day was billed as ‘an interactive day addressing the essential issue of how Museums can diversify their audiences and workforce.’ It had a mix of speakers presenting case studies and intellectual provocations,… Read full article

Looking back on the Festival of Light

In October 2017, the Botanic Garden played host to the Festival of Light. One of the University of Cambridge Museums’ most ambitious events to date, the free Festival was the culmination of the year-long India Unboxed season. A thousand-strong audience enjoyed an epic live performance by Talvin Singh, crafts and activities by the individual Museums and Emergency Exit Arts, and… Read full article