Volunteering with the MAA Education Team

Romy Hall is a Pacific Currents volunteer at the Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology (MAA), supporting the public engagement around the museum’s redeveloped displays of objects from the Pacific Islands. Jenny Williams caught up with her to chat about her experience. How did you get to volunteer at MAA? I have always loved the idea of working in a museum… Read full article

Barry the Barracuda visits MAA

In June, the Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology welcomed artists from Erub Island in the Torres Strait, Australia. Erub Arts hosted two workshops for the museum on how to work with ghost nets (abandoned fishing nets). Last year, the Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology (MAA) refurbished its Pacific displays with a grant from the Heritage Fund. Part of the refurbished… Read full article

Postcard to the Pacific: Outreach teaching in the Fens

Last year, the Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology (MAA) refurbished its Pacific Island cases thanks to a grant from the National Lottery Heritage Fund. An associated education programme has been increasing engagement with the new cases. Part of this programme involved outreach to three schools in the Cambridgeshire and Fenland region: Gretton School in Girton, Hinchingbrooke School in Huntingdon and… Read full article