Redesign: unclogging the blog

Since launching in 2012 the blog has seen a steady increase of posts and visitors, but we felt it had outgrown its old structure and focus. It was time for a change. We started with a creative session to identify audiences and objectives, and looked at our analytics and user engagement. Based on the findings, the key improvements we focused… Read full article

Exploring Art, Technology and Dataculture at in_collusion’s R&D Artist Lab

The University of Cambridge Museums are a partner in Collusion’s in_collusion programme. The programme seeks to: develop Cambridge and the wider area as a centre of excellence for interdisciplinary arts and technology collaboration; support the production of excellent art; enhance creative technology skills; and transfer knowledge across sectors. Through a series of Labs, week long development sessions for artists, the… Read full article

Developing a collective strategy for the University of Cambridge Museums

One of the interesting challenges involved in enabling eight museums and a botanic garden to work more closely together is to find ways to express our collective vision while maintaining the clear identity of each constituent organisation. Connections, between people and our collections, and between the collections themselves, are central to the University of Cambridge Museum’s unique multidisciplinary consortium.   Discussions… Read full article