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

Can we adapt? Can we thrive?

This was the question the 2016 Group for Education in Museums Conference set out to address, with 120 delegates and contributors meeting at the Surgeons’ Hall in Edinburgh on 31 August to 1 September. Scotland was well represented in the keynote addresses where speakers included Mark O’Neill, Director of Policy and Research at Glasgow Live, and Mhairi Cross, Chief Executive… Read full article