From the Sedgwick Museum to my living room

With their doors closed, staff at home and social distancing the new norm, how did museums continue to play an active and relevant role in people’s lives? Nicola Skipper shares her experience here of developing and delivering a remote session designed to engage the University of Cambridge Museums’ Portals to the World participants: people with a dementia diagnosis or cognitive… Read full article

Community curating at the Sedgwick Museum

In 2014, the Sedgwick Museum launched a Community Cabinet, where we invite members of the local community to curate their own display of geological objects. We talked to our latest Community Cabinet curator, 19-year-old geology student Alex Mattin, about his display and experience working with the museum. We like collecting here at the Sedgwick; we’ve been doing it since 1728… Read full article