Inspiring first encounters

The University of Cambridge Museums (UCM) have been working with Cambridge City Council’s Children and Young People’s Participation Service (ChYpPS) for many years, but this year we took our partnership to the next level. Susan Miller provides the lowdown on the UCM partnership with the ChYpPS team, and discusses its importance in helping us to reach families during this time… Read full article

From Summer ‘at’ to Summer ‘with’ the Museums

How do you deliver a cross – Museum hands-on summer programme for families under social distancing? The University of Cambridge Museums launches its Summer with the Museums… with a few changes. Well, without wanting to state the obvious, what a year this has been. Six months ago, the University of Cambridge Museums was delivering one of its key large-scale family… Read full article

5 things you’ve always wanted to know about Summer at the Museums (but were too busy to ask)

Susan Miller provides a snapshot summary of developing Summer at the Museums, the University of Cambridge Museums’ summer holiday family programme. 1. We’ve come a long way: the background Summer at the Museums has been around in one format or another since 2007. Initially, it was born from a simple aim get more families into our museums. Since then, the… Read full article