Brighton 2019

The Museums Association Conference is one of the largest gatherings of museum folk in the calendar. The University of Cambridge Museums (UCM) organised or contributed to three sessions for the 2019 conference in Brighton. Here are some of our highlights from an action-packed two days. “I saw a group of people who just wanted to show their collections were open… Read full article

“It’s not just putting some artefacts in a glass case”

1 July saw the start of the second week of University of Cambridge Museums Work Experience, with students from Swavesey Village College, Comberton Village College and Chesterton Community College spending a week split between the Fitzwilliam Museum, the Whipple Museum of the History of Science and Kettle’s Yard. Why did you want to do work experience with the University of… Read full article

My experience at the museum has been thoroughly incredible

At the end of June, four students from North Cambridge Academy took part in a week long work experience opportunity with the University of Cambridge Museums. The week was split between exploring the different roles within the Fitzwilliam Museum, Museum of Zoology and the Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology. At the end of the week, the students were asked four… Read full article