Museums Change Lives?

The theme of the 2017 Museums Association Conference was “Museums Change Lives”. A bold statement, but does it ring true? The sceptical side of me raised an eyebrow….. I have often had conversations with colleagues and friends after coming back from conferences where we are wracked with guilt for not being as fabulous as all the wonderful speakers that we… Read full article

Work Experience: “I cannot speak highly enough of this placement…”

The University of Cambridge Museums offer work experience placements for school-aged participants, providing the opportunity to spend a week learning new skills and developing their self-confidence, timekeeping and communication. During their placement work experience students spend half their time at the Fitzwilliam Museum and half their time at one of the other collections in Cambridge – this week it was the Whipple… Read full article

Work Experience: “hugely enjoyable for us all”

The University of Cambridge Museums offer work experience placements for school-aged participants, providing the opportunity to spend a week learning new skills and developing their self-confidence, timekeeping and communication. During their placement work experience students spend half their time at the Fitzwilliam Museum and half their time at one of the other collections in Cambridge – this week it was the Museum… Read full article

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