How do you create a museum session connecting art objects and people when there are no objects and there are no people ?
We have been working with Arts and Minds since 2015, delivering sessions for their Arts on Prescription courses and providing spaces for the groups to meet in. Arts on Prescription is a series of weekly meetings, led by a counsellor and an artist, for people experiencing mental health challenges. In the museums, we usually speak to the group in the… Read full article
Audience research provides us with essential information about our audiences; for several years the University of Cambridge Museums (UCM) have been collecting demographic and travel information for our visitors. This is important and informs a lot of what we do and how we market it. But to add balance to the picture of our audiences, we have also been recording… Read full article
What have we learned after four phases of evaluation at the Sedgwick Museum of Earth Sciences? The evaluation focused on one particular area of the Museum as we tried to find out how changes in the gallery impact on the visitor experience. Since 2014, we have been observing visitors and evaluating museum displays at the Sedgwick Museum, in particular looking… Read full article