How do you create a museum session connecting art objects and people when there are no objects and there are no people ?
We have been working with Arts and Minds since 2015, delivering sessions for their Arts on Prescription courses and providing spaces for the groups to meet in. Arts on Prescription is a series of weekly meetings, led by a counsellor and an artist, for people experiencing mental health challenges. In the museums, we usually speak to the group in the… Read full article
The idea of dance within a Museum When we began the Dance with the Museum programme, one of our core aims was to engage participants with the beauty and inspiration that is the Fitzwilliam. Exquisite architecture, beautifully proportioned rooms, graceful decor – the very experience of being in those rooms was integrated into appreciating the art. Together, Ruth Clarke (Inclusion… Read full article
With their doors closed, staff at home and social distancing the new norm, how can and how are Museums continuing to play an active and relevant role in people’s lives? Nathan Huxtable shares his experience here of developing and delivering a remote pilot session designed to engage the University of Cambridge Museums‘ (UCM) Portals to the World participants; people with… Read full article