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

Portals to the World, remote delivery Summer 2020

With their doors closed, staff at home and social distancing the new norm, how can and how are Museums continuing to play an active and relevant role in people’s lives? Nathan Huxtable shares his experience here of developing and delivering a remote pilot session designed to engage the University of Cambridge Museums‘ (UCM) Portals to the World participants; people with… Read full article

Keeping Creativity Going During Lockdown

Pre-COVID19, our focus as educators was on understanding how to serve our young audiences by finding ways to help them come to the museum. Now we must switch our efforts to identifying how the museum can continue to be relevant and useful to them in their own homes. Look, think, do From the start of lockdown, the Learning Team at… Read full article