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

Digital Maker in Residence: Month 1

Katy Marshall joined the University of Cambridge Museums as our Digital Maker in Residence in January. Here are her reflections on a busy first month. As cliched as it sounds, it honestly feels like January has flown by. It’s been a busy month of meeting with the museums, being introduced to the various staff members and discussing ideas and content… Read full article

Climate Hack 2018

How would you change one of our museums to tell stories about climate change? That was the question we posed to 24 people who participated in our first ever Climate Hack. The premise was simple. Over three days we challenged four teams to make a prototype exhibit or display to be installed in one of our museums: the Polar Museum,… Read full article