Young people standing with ears pressed to a tree

‘Branch’ing out with Centre 33 Young Carers

Centre 33 and the University of Cambridge Museums (UCM) have a long-term partnership stretching back over ten years which enables young carers in the county to come together, have fun and creatively engage with our collections. During the summer young carers from the Centre joined us at the museums to discover how nature, and particularly trees, have inspired and been… Read full article

Building relationships during the pandemic ~ blind and partially sighted people, creativity and museum collections

In 2018, the University of Cambridge Museums (UCM) extended the opportunity for blind and partially sighted people to engage with collections through a pilot creative workshop series . Proving instantly popular, this work has gone on to become a core part of the Museums public programme, both pre and during the Pandemic. Working very much in the frame of collaboration… Read full article

Making Art Together, Remotely

Nathan Huxtable shares his experience here of developing and delivering a remotely delivered pilot art programme designed to engage the University of Cambridge Museums‘ (UCM) Portals to the World participants, people with a dementia diagnosis or cognitive impairment and their care partners. Nathan is the Fitzwilliam Museum’s Education Assistant and a practicing artist. In its tenth year, Portals is a partnership programme… Read full article