Musical Magic at the Museum

At the Fitzwilliam Museum we are passionate about sharing great art with our audiences from their earliest years. Working alongside the Academy of Ancient Music meant that we could introduce great music too! We were approached by the Academy of Ancient Music, who are the orchestra-in-residence at the University of Cambridge, to investigate the possibility of bringing art and music… Read full article

No right answers: meaning maps and gallery evaluation

How can we measure the impact of an exhibition? Having spent a few years tracking visitors in our gallery spaces, we have started using personal meaning mapping to deepen our understanding of the knowledge people take from exhibitions. Find out how the University of Cambridge Museums are using this technique and its results. Over the last 5 years we have… Read full article

Arts Pioneers: a monthly club for young people with physical and learning disabilities

The Arts Pioneers is a monthly Saturday club based at the Fitzwilliam Museum that encourages disabled young people to be inspired by the richly diverse arts and science collections of the eight University of Cambridge Museums and the Botanic Garden. The club is for young people aged 11-15, who are eligible for Short Breaks funding. The University of Cambridge Museums… Read full article