Greek Love and MuseumBums

Oh hello, we’re MuseumBums and we spent Valentines Day at Museum of Classical Archaeology spreading Greek Love. We celebrate bums on statues, in paintings, in print, and pretty much anywhere else in the cultural realm! We love the Museum of Classical Archaeology (MOCA) because there are SO MANY SEXY BUMS in a nice bijou museum. When we aren’t advocating on… Read full article

Working with Rowan on Feast & Fast

Hello! I’m Victoria Avery, Keeper of Applied Arts at the Fitzwilliam Museum, and co-curator of the exhibition Feast & Fast: The Art of Food in Europe, 1500-1800, together with Melissa Calaresu, a cultural historian based at Gonville and Caius College, Cambridge. This blog records my richly rewarding collaboration with Rowan (the Cambridge-based charity and arts centre supporting adults with learning… Read full article

Cambridge Diary: Autumn 2019

Read on for a selection of autumn highlights from across the University of Cambridge Museums… Exhibitions Happy Birthday Whipple Museum! 75 years ago Robert Whipple donated his extraordinary collection of scientific instruments to the University of Cambridge, and the Whipple Museum of the History of Science was born. The Whipple is celebrating in style with an exhibition of the founding… Read full article