Greek Love and MuseumBums

Oh hello, we’re MuseumBums and we spent Valentines Day at Museum of Classical Archaeology spreading Greek Love. We celebrate bums on statues, in paintings, in print, and pretty much anywhere else in the cultural realm! We love the Museum of Classical Archaeology (MOCA) because there are SO MANY SEXY BUMS in a nice bijou museum. When we aren’t advocating on… Read full article

Eat it or Wear it: Young Children exploring the Museum

Feeling the senses awaken is a wonderful aspect of any museum trip. It’s a physical as well as an intellectual experience. At the Fitzwilliam Museum, our latest activities with Early Years audiences have explored ideas connected with food and clothes, to highlight this sensory side of museum visiting. So what have we been doing? Dressing to Impress In November, to… Read full article

Working with Rowan on Feast & Fast

Hello! I’m Victoria Avery, Keeper of Applied Arts at the Fitzwilliam Museum, and co-curator of the exhibition Feast & Fast: The Art of Food in Europe, 1500-1800, together with Melissa Calaresu, a cultural historian based at Gonville and Caius College, Cambridge. This blog records my richly rewarding collaboration with Rowan (the Cambridge-based charity and arts centre supporting adults with learning… Read full article