A visit from the Reeshe Persian School

The Reeshe (meaning ‘roots’ in Farsi) Persian School supports children to learn all about Persian language, culture, and heritage. Recently they visited the Fitzwilliam Museum to explore some very special Persian objects.     Like many Museum activities, the visit was the result of teamwork. Here those involved share their input: Suzanne Reynolds and Monika Stokowiec work in the Department… Read full article

A group of adults and their young children seated on the floor of a gallery looking at paintings together

Creative Adventures for Families

Based at the Fitzwilliam Museum, the Creative Families course offers young children and their adults a chance to explore the Museum through stories, songs, artmaking, and play. Museum Educator, Nicola Wallis, discusses the Museum’s partnership with The Fields Child & Family Centre and the impact of the course. Funded by Cambridge City Council, Creative Families is a four-week project that… Read full article

5 women sitting in a room by a window. Three have small babies on their laps and one woman is playing the harp.

Musical Bumps – Finding our Voice

The arrival of a new baby in a family can feel like living in a kaleidoscope of emotions as everyone settles into new roles, responsibilities, and routines. The Fitzwilliam Museum’s Musical Bumps course used art and music to support new parents to share a unique experience with their babies while affirming their own creative identities at the same time. Life… Read full article