Someone holds open a Museum Walk leaflet in front of a turquoise hawk sculpture.

Celebrating 12 years of Portals to the World

Our programme for people with dementia and their companions celebrates its 12th anniversary in 2024. In this blog we reflect on the programme and ask people what motivates them to take part. Established in 2012, Portals to the World is a partnership initiative delivered by the University of Cambridge Museums with local community organisation, Dementia Compass. We provide two sessions… Read full article

University of Cambridge Museums Activity Update, January – March 2024

The beginning of the year got off to a flying start for our Collections in Action programme.  Working with local partners, creative practitioners, schools and audiences, our museums have delivered a whole range of events and activities under our themes of Social Justice, Our Planet, Creating Opportunities, Health and Wellbeing. Behind the scenes we’ve also been hard at work planning… Read full article

A table with a red tablecloth set up for the Cambridge City Council holiday lunch activity session. There is a line of museum leaflets and two flyers on stands about the Whipple Museum.

A month as Inclusion Assistant

I joined the University of Cambridge Museums team in early April as Inclusion Assistant Apprentice. Here’s everything I have been up to in my first few weeks. My first few weeks as Inclusion Assistant for the University of Cambridge Museums have been a whirlwind – in the best possible way! From jumping headfirst into community events to seeing a real… Read full article